Day: July 24, 2021

DENTAL

How to Get Into Dental School and Become a Dentist | Best Graduate Schools

Aspiring health care providers who are interested in preventing and addressing cavities and other oral health problems often hope to become dentists. These highly trained clinicians take care of everything in and around people’s mouths, including teeth, gums and jaws, and they have doctorates in dentistry.

A career as a dentist typically results in a six-figure annual salary. The median salary for a U.S. dentist in 2018 was $156,240, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics; dentists who specialize in fields such as oral and maxillofacial surgery and orthodontia typically earn salaries of $208,000 or more.

However, getting accepted into dental school is not easy. Only 55.3% of dental school applicants who sought admission to the 66 accredited dental schools in the U.S. for the 2018-19 school year actually enrolled in one that year, according to admission statistics from the American Dental Association.

“Every dental school has different requirements and

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Dental Effluent Guidelines | US EPA

EPA promulgated pretreatment standards in 2017 to reduce discharges of mercury from dental offices into publicly owned treatment worksA treatment works that is owned by the state or municipality. (POTWs). The Dental Office Category regulation is codified at 40 CFR Part 441.

Dental offices discharge mercury present in amalgam used for fillings. Amalgam separators are a practical, affordable and readily available technology for capturing mercury and other metals before they are discharged into sewers that drain to POTWs. Once captured by a separator, mercury can be recycled.

EPA expects compliance with this final rule will annually reduce the discharge of mercury by 5.1 tons as well as 5.3 tons of other metals found in waste dental amalgam to POTWs.

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Background

Mercury is a potent neurotoxin that bioaccumulates in fish and shellfish. Mercury pollution is widespread and a global concern that originates from

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Continuing Education – Penn Dental Medicine


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Sep, 2021

06:00 PM – 08:00 PM




09/02/21 06:00 PM

09/02/21 08:00 PM


America/New_York
CDE: [Dr. Rodrigo Neiva presents the Chair’s Lecture Series] ft. Dr. Stavros Pelekanos
Virtually presented via Zoom Webinar

Virtually presented via Zoom Webinar

Time: 6:00-8:00 pm; This virtual lecture will begin promptly at 6:00 pm via Zoom Webinar.
Registration: FREE to view (does not include continuing education credits); Registration is still required.
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CE Credits: 2.0 lecture credits
To receive continuing education credits:
Dentist, $50.00
Penn Dental Medicine Alumni, $37.50
Military, $37.50
**Payment is made following the program.**

Implants in the Esthetic Zone, Current Developments

Course Description

Different clinical protocols have been proposed for the treatment of partial edentulism with implants in the esthetic zone. It is of great importance the timing and

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DOPL – Dentistry

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