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Maintaining Good Oral Health as We Age

Maintaining good oral hygiene is an important step towards a healthy life; even as we age. Finding the time to see a professional can sometimes be difficult, thata��s why at CADH we try to make it easy for you to get the care and attention your mouth needs! Throughout life, both the chemical and physical properties of a persona��s mouth are likely to deteriorate. One common symptom is dry mouth, which is caused by ineffective

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The Student Balancing Act

So we picked up an extra hour last week. Nice. While driving to work recently I was thinking how lovely it would be if there was always an extra hour that we could pull into our day when needed. Wouldna��t that help with getting our “To Do” list finished?! Students would have an extra hour of study time, moms would have more time for errands (or maybe even a nap!), and commuters could get back

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Workplace Relationships: Bring in the Positive Energy!!

The workplace is a social labyrinth without a perfect map. A place where many different types of people are brought together and required to work together to achieve common goals. While managing onea��s workplace, although relationships might theoretically seem simple, they often never are. Ideology, personal experience, competency, and competition all factor into how we relate to other professionals in the workplace, and when we get along with the people we work with, it can

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Grade Contracts-great concept!

Taken from an essay by Rick Reis entitled a�?How to Inspire Students to Set and Achieve Goals Which Really Challenge Thema�?, although there is ample evidence that setting challenging goals has a number of positive outcomes, as educators in the dental field, we must keep in mind that not all students come to class with a desire to be challenged. As dental hygiene faculty, we must find ways to not only develop challenging learning environments

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Our Dental Assistant Training Students Are Front of the Line in Performing Community Service

Our accredited dental hygiene program at CADH reached new heights in its community programming initiative. In line with CADHa��s mission of service to the community, the staff and students participated in various events and activities during this past session, May to October 2012. The following undertakings highlight how the students and staff contributed to general and oral health promotion, with a focus on those in need such as children and the underprivileged. Our students provided

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Over-Analysing! Just do it!!

Do you think we over-complicate things once in a while? I was thinking about that this weekend, that the details often cloud how simple the actual issue or decision really is. Take returning to school for an example. Deciding to go to college to improve onea��s quality of life is a fairly straight-forward question regardless of what program you are choosing-Dental Hygiene, Intra-Oral Dental Assisting, to name a few popular and rewarding career types. What

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Update for Students: Dental Hygiene Classes Begin October 22

CADHa��s 20-month, CDAC accredited, Dental Hygiene program begins again on the 22nd of October. The Dental Hygiene program is designed to fully prepare students for careers in dental hygiene by exposing them to a challenging and rewarding four-level program. The four-level programa��s course list can be viewed here, and offers students a once in a lifetime education opportunity tailored to empower passionate primary oral health-care providers. Students beginning their education this year will undergo a

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A day in the life of a student of dental hygiene

As a student of dental hygiene you probably already have experience performing the tasks common to the profession. There are tools to master, procedures to learn, and a long vocabulary list of scientific and industry specific words and phrases that will give you the experience and knowledge you need to be successful in the field. But what is it actually like to do the job? This article hopes to inform you about what a day

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Technology and Dental Hygiene in Dental Hygienist Training

Taken from the article a�?How Technology has Elevated the Role of Hygienist in Todaya��s Dental Practicea�? written by Wilson J. Kwong, DMD and published in the September 2012 Oral Hygiene magazine, one can see how technology is relevant in the practice of a modern day dental hygienist. In the position of a trusted caregiver, hygienists have a unique opportunity to improve case acceptance for the benefit of both the patient and the dental practice. Innovations

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Life-Long Learning-An Art in Itself!

When one thinks of learning, one often thinks of attending classes and gaining the knowledge that is bestowed upon us by our teachers. However, according to Jiddu Krishnamurti, an advocate for humanity, a�?there is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learninga�? (BrainyQuote, n.d).

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