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 …

Smoking and Your Oral Health

We all know that smoking is bad for our overall health, but did you know that smoking puts you at a greater risk for diseases such as oral cancer? By simply quitting smoking, smokers, can, over time, reduce their risk levels and the of course the sooner one quits, the greater the reduction in risk levels. Here are the facts: …

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 …

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 …