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 …

Why is Prophy So Important to Our Oral Health?

A dental prophylaxis (prophy) is a cleaning procedure performed to thoroughly clean the teeth. This is what most of us call our 6 month cleaning, however, your regular trophy appointment is so much more than “just a cleaning”.  Prophylaxis is an important dental treatment for halting the progression of periodontal disease and gingivitis. Periodontal disease and gingivitis occur when bacteria …

Why Choose a Career in the Dental Field?

Choosing a career path is a challenging decision. If you want to improve your life in a personal or professional sense, or both, taking a hard look at who you are and where you want to be are fundamental to choosing a career that will make you love going to work! Morrison Education Center is here to help you choose …