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Why do dental assistants help make dental models?

Have you ever wondered how dentists get an exact replica of your teeth? Have you ever walked in your dentist office and seen sets of fake looking teeth sitting on a desk? Most likely those...

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How is Your Oral Health Linked to Your Overall Health?

Have you ever put off going to the dentist because it’s not your favorite, or when getting into bed realizing you hadn’t brushed your teeth but were too lazy to get back up and go...

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Concorde provides Dental Hygiene Clinics to Public at Select Locations

Did you know that many of Concorde Career Colleges campuses offer health care services to their communities? Many of our campuses offer low-cost services to local residents. One of the more popular services offered is our...

What is the Difference Between DA & DH?

Both Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists are important team members in a dental office. But, there are differences in education and duties allowable by license between the two fields. We wanted to dig deeper into...

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Cold and Flu Effects On the Mouth

The mouth is a mirror of our total body health, according to Diane Osso, Dental Hygiene Program Director at Concorde’s campus in Aurora, Colo. So when a cold or flu wreaks havoc on our bodies,...

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Career Options for a Dental Hygienist

We at Concorde want all of our Dental Hygienist students and graduates to enjoy long and rewarding careers. That doesn’t have to mean working directly in patients’ mouths in a dental clinic, however. Many dentists,...

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Aurora Hosts Community Dental Clinic

Concorde’s campus in Aurora, Colo. hosted a free dental clinic, open to the community, last Wednesday, July 19. The free dental clinic was for children and teenagers, and from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., children ages 1-19...

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Tips for Keeping Good Breath

Bad breath. No one wants to admit they have it. No one wants to tell you about it. Even professionals in Dental Hygiene shy away from mentioning it. The fact that there is a billion-dollar...

DH Clinical Director Receives Award

General dentists’ referrals are a key to the success of Smiles Change Lives, a program that helps families across the U.S. and Canada with low-cost dental and orthodontic care. Lisa Thurlow, Dental Hygiene Clinic Director...

MT and DA Work With TMJ Disorder

There are a myriad of medical disorders treated by two or more disparate medical fields for which Concorde offers programs. One such event is known as Temporo Mandibular Joint Disorder, more commonly TMJ Syndrome. It’s...

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5 Things to Know Before Becoming a Dental Assistant

How many times have you heard someone remark that they “hate going to the dentist?” What if you could be one of the reasons to change that mindset? If you love to help others be...

Meet Aurora Dental Hygienist Amber Klingaman RDH, BSDH

At Concorde, getting the chance to share the experiences of one of our alumni is a great joy. We pride ourselves on helping produce passionate, well-qualified health care professionals. Today, we would like to introduce...

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Concorde Dental Hygiene Clinics offer Free Veteran Dental Care

National Dental Hygienists Week (NDHW™) takes place April 8-14th in Canada, as part of oral health month. While we realize that here in the states, Dental Hygiene month is in October, there’s never a wrong...

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#ICYMI: 2018 Dental Assistant Recognition Week in Review

Last week was Dental Assistant Recognition Week. At Concorde, we used it as a time to honor our employer partners, reach out to alumni and celebrate students in our dental assistant training programs. This year’s...

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Aurora Campus Hosts Smiles for Vets

In this week heading into Veteran’s Day, Concorde’s campus in Aurora, Colo. hosted Smiles for Vets. It’s a program that offers free dental hygiene and dental care for veterans of U.S. armed forces. Along with...

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Things DHs Wish Their Patients Knew

Most of us think we know all we need to know about maintaining our own good dental hygiene. So, why do we need to spend our hard-earned money on a dental hygienist? Well, dental hygienists,...

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How to Become Ambidextrous

Have you ever wanted to be able to use both hands equally well? If you’re someone who passes medical instruments for a living, say, a surgical technologist or dental assistant, being ambidextrous could sure come...

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Effects of Soda on Oral Health

Most of us enjoy a cold, refreshing soda – or, pop, depending on where you live in the U.S. – especially during these sizzling summer months. The sound the escaping fizz makes when you open...

The Benefits of Flossing

We call it flossing, but those in the Dental Hygiene profession refer to it as interproximal cleaning. Although some have recently questioned the benefits of cleaning between teeth, using an interdental cleaner, like floss, is...

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Foundations of a Good DA

The Dental Assistant (DA) often is the foundation of any good dental practice. The DA often is the first person a patient sees when he or she enters the office’s reception area. And, the DA...

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Kontessa Brown
Dental Assisting Graduate

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