Category: Dental

What’s the Difference Between a Dental Hygienist and a Dental Assistant?

Apr 10 2019

Dental hygienists and Dental Assistants have different roles in a dental office. Learn more about it here!

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Meet the Staff: Christine Skolyak, Dental Assistant Program Director

Sep 26 2018

Pittsburgh Career Institute has a dental assistant program that is designed to help students prepare to become licensed dental assistants. The director of the program, Ms. Christine Skolyak, has been instrumental in making the program what it is today, so we are featuring her and highlighting the great work she is doing. She’s an important…

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What Are the Dental School Requirements in Pittsburgh, PA?

Apr 18 2018

Before applying to dental school there are a few requirements that must be met by applicants. Though each school has different prerequisites, most schools will require that you have at least a four-year degree or equivalent from a valid institution. Read on for other things to do before applying!

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How to Become a Dental Assistant in Pennsylvania

Sep 28 2017

If you are interested in becoming a dental assistant, you will need to know how to get properly certified and licensed. Dental assisting is an ever-growing profession with rewarding benefits. According to Learn How to Become, “The field of dental assisting is expected to grow by 25 percent between 2012 and 2022, and compassionate, knowledgeable…

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On the job With a Dental Assistant

Oct 21 2016

Are you looking for a long, stable career that offers you diverse opportunities? How about a position that enables you to help others feel at ease and improve their wellbeing? If you answered yes to one or both of those questions, a career in dental assisting might be the right professional path for you. Dental…

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