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SJVC campuses provide free dental services to the public

by Nyla on April 30, 2018

Did you know that SJVC’s Visalia and Ontario Dental Hygiene programs provide no-cost dental services to their local communities, and have done so for years? If you’re interested in these services, click to set up an appointment. Under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist, dental hygiene students provide X-rays, teeth cleanings, fluoride treatments, polishings,

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Ontario / Visalia

Dental hygienist vs dental assistant

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

by SJVC on September 20, 2017

If you’re a fan of beautiful smiles, you might be interested in becoming a dental hygienist or dental assistant. It doesn’t hurt that these jobs are in-demand and can command a decent salary, either. But which dental career path is right for you? This article explores the difference between dental hygienists and dental assistants so

Posted in Dental Assisting / Dental Hygiene

San Diego Campus Supervising dentist Howard Eagle

San Diego Supervising Dentist helps Dental Hygiene students find balance

by Nyla on May 17, 2016

Dr. Howard Eagle, instructor and supervising dentist for the San Diego Dental Hygiene program, enjoys being the bearer of good news. A career as a Dental Hygienist “enables people to have various interests and the ability to pursue numerous career paths,” says Dr. Eagle. “One of the advantages is you can work as few or

Posted in Dental Hygiene / Faculty Spotlights / San Diego

SJVC Ontario dental hygiene health fair participants

Volunteerism calls Ontario Dental Hygiene students to Health Fair

by Nyla on February 1, 2016

Dental Hygiene students at the SJVC Ontario campus are quick to pitch in when their community needs help with health education. One such occasion was a recent Community Health Fair held at a local Fontana park. Dental Hygiene students Sherly Castro, Cindy Drierdrich, Yesenia Camerena and Jessica Lilly, and instructor Bernadette Smith, set up their

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Ontario

Dental Hygiene Oral Cancer Walk

Dental Hygiene students team up for Oral Cancer Walk

by Nyla on January 12, 2016

Oral cancer, or cancer of the mouth, is not as common or well known as many other cancers of the body. Statistics show that 10.5 adults per 100,000 develop oral cancer each year versus 484.8 adults per 100,000 that will develop other forms of cancer. To help bring awareness to this lesser known disease, Dental

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Ontario

Dental Hygiene students conduct lunch bag drive for kids

Dental Hygiene students conduct lunch bag drive for kids

by Nyla on October 13, 2015

Dental Hygiene students on the Ontario campus jumped on board the San Bernardino Children’s Fund’s drive to provide thermal lunch bags for kids who needed a little extra help starting the school year well-equipped. The Children’s Fund networks with Child Protective Services (CPS) and local foster care to help kids who are removed from their

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Ontario

3 Medical Careers That Pay Off (and You Can Learn in Under 2 Years)

by Susie on August 3, 2015

Editor’s Note: This article was updated with the most current BLS data on 11.28.2018. When most people consider a career in the medical field, they think it takes several years of school before they can start working. That’s not always the case. In fact, there are medical careers that offer decent pay and take less

Posted in Dental Hygiene / News and Events / Respiratory Therapy / Surgical Technologist