Friday Dental News Roundup

Hello readers, we are very excited to have you with us. As Thanksgiving approaches and we celebrate everything we are thankful for, (while eating mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie) we wanted to provide you with some reading material for you while your stomach settles and you contemplate seconds. The first article this week gives advice on how to turn your career around if you’re feeling in a rut. The second article this week provides insight on a survey that studied dental trends in pregnant women. Take a look and let us know what you think. In the meantime, have a safe and happy holiday.

How to be thrilled in dentistry (for the first time?)
Are you feeling unhappy in dentistry? If so, you have two options, you can either do nothing or be proactive and change how you are practicing. First, choose your passion. Then, determine what you need to know and educate yourself. Also look into aligning yourself with experts, helping others and finding your confidence. Read on for more information on how to make your career a happier one.

Survey: Many pregnant women don’t visit the dentist
According to a new survey, more than 75% of pregnant women experience oral health problems. The survey also found that almost half of the women in the survey did not visit the dentist during their pregnancy despite having dental problems. Researchers found that cost was the one of the mains reasons why women did not visit the dentist.

Have you experienced a rut in your career? If so, how did you turn it around? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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