Why Dental Assisting?

Have you ever considered dental assisting for your career path? You may be wondering, why would I want to become a dental assistant? We can tell you a few reasons why! It’s a fast paced work environment so you’ll never get bored. You get to help people gain confidence and find solutions to their pain. There are always new services …

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know almost 42,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral and throat cancers this year? And that the 5-year survival rate of those diagnosed is only slightly more than 64 percent? When cancer is detected and treated early, treatment-related health problems are reduced. Morrison Education Center and Morrison Dental Group have been raising awareness for the month of April …

Resume Word Choice | A Message from Career Services

Morrison Education Center students will participate in an employment skills class session in which they will create their own Cover Letter and Resumes in the next few weeks. However, it is never too early or late to revise and improve it. One thing we would also suggest it that it’s also important to either double check your word usage or to only …

Do you have what it takes to be a Dental Assistant?

MEC graduate, Whitney assisting Dr. Sánchez during her internship pictured above. When one goes to a new dentist for the first time, there are many factors that can make the difference between a positive and negative experience.  In fact, the assessment of the office begins long before that person ever sits in the dental chair. A new patient enters the …

How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health

Did you know that it is common for women to  experience some changes in their oral health during pregnancy? The changes are mainly due to a surge in hormones – particularly an increase in estrogen and progesterone –- can exaggerate the way gum tissues react to plaque. If the plaque isn’t removed, it can cause a condition known as “pregnancy …