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This Department's First Nurse Manager Brings Perfect Skill Set

This Department's First Nurse Manager Brings Perfect Skill Set

While dentists, hygienists and dental assistants comprise a typical dental office, sometimes nurses are part of the provider team.

In fact, five registered nurses, four dental assistants and three surgical technicians are among the team alongside oral and maxillofacial surgeons who perform more complex dental procedures like biopsies for oral lesions, preparation for implants, wisdom teeth extraction, and other procedures done under deep sedation.

Former SMH Nurse Finds Perfect Job in Dentistry

Former SMH Nurse Finds Perfect Job in Dentistry

People rarely think about nurses as part of the team in a dental office. But Courtney Speers, RN, BSN, works to enhance patient care at Eastman Institute for Oral Health in a variety of ways.

Child Born with Heart Condition Referred to Eastman Dental

Child Born with Heart Condition Referred to Eastman Dental

When Jeff Brandow got full custody of his son Nathan, one of the first things he did was get him to a pediatric dentist.

At age 3 ½, Nathan had severe tooth decay, also known as Early Childhood Caries.

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