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What is Osha

 What is OSHA? Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by setting and enforcing standards and...

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How to use the DIAGNOdent    What is DIAGNOdent?   DIAGNOdent is electronic device that aids in accurate and reliable caries detection.   More and more patients place value on healthy and attractive teeth. DIAGNOdent aids in the detections of caries.  ...

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Taking X-rays on Gaggers

  Getting X-rays on Gaggers   Patients that have a sensitive gag reflex are very common in the dental office. This can be very challenging when you are trying to perform dental procedures.   What causes gagging? Gagging can be due to psychological factors, or...

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Sharpening Instruments

  Techniques for Sharpening Instruments   Why sharpen?   Sharp instruments are essential to effective and efficient patient care. They increase tactile sensitivity, lessen the pressure needed to scale, and reduce the chances of burnishing calculus deposits.   The...

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