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5 Reasons Why It’s Important To Update Your Software Regularly

It is important to constantly update the anti-virus software on a computer because computers are regularly threatened by new viruses. The anti-virus updates contain the latest files needed to combat new viruses and protect your computer. The scan engine is where the signature files are loaded. It is responsible for scanning and performing actions such as cleaning, quarantining and deleting identified viruses in your computer. Updates on scan engines are intermittent and not as regular as signature files. When a scan engine is updated, it is either to fix a scan engine issue or to make it scan faster, perform better and detect fewer false positives.

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5 Ways Hygienists Can Set Themselves Up For Retirement

It’s not a mystery, of course, about why hygienists would take the time to write down their thoughts about the career they chose. The demographics of dental hygiene remain hard to characterize. Many are married with children, relying on a spouse’s job benefits and simply like the income of part-time dental hygiene’s salary. Many are single mothers who would breathe a huge sigh of relief if their children were covered by health insurance. Many are as financially ambitious as a Fortune 500 CEO. Many remain devoted just to fighting disease, regardless of their personal circumstances.

Read more: http://www.hygieneedge.com/blog/2017/7/17/5-ways-hygienists-can-set-themselves-up-for-retirement

Sister follows brother’s footsteps into dentistry

Dentistry is a branch of medicine that is involved in the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders and conditions of the oral cavity, commonly in the dentition but also the oral mucosa, and of adjacent and related structures and tissues, particularly in the maxillofacial (jaw and facial) area. Although primarily associated with teeth among the general public, the field of dentistry or dental medicine is not limited to teeth but includes other aspects of the craniofacial complex including the temperomandibular and other supporting structures. The term dentistry comes from odontology – the study of the structure, development, and abnormalities of the teeth. Because of their substantial overlap in concept, dentistry is often also understood to subsume the now largely defunct medical specialty of stomatology (the study of the mouth and its disorders and diseases) for which reason the two terms are used interchangeably in certain regions.

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5 Things Startup Companies Should Look for When Hiring New Employees

When hiring for a startup company, one should look for 5 characteristics in the employees. The first is the ability to adapt to new environments and changing conditions. This can indicate an ability to think outside of conventional terms. An employee should be mature, and take their job and responsibilities seriously. The ability to commit to the a job for the long term is important, and indicates that the employee may be a long term asset to the company. Honesty, and being able to take responsibility for mistakes, are very important also, as is being able get along with others and be a team member.

Read more: http://womenofhr.com/5-things-startup-companies-should-look-for-when-hiring-new-employees/

Different generations, same love of dentistry

The history of dentistry is almost as ancient as the history of humanity and civilization with the earliest evidence dating from 7000 BC. Remains from the early Harappan periods of the Indus Valley Civilization (c. 3300 BC) show evidence of teeth having been drilled dating back 9,000 years. It is thought that dental surgery was the first specialization from medicine. The majority of dental treatments are carried out to prevent or treat the two most common oral diseases which are dental caries (tooth decay) and periodontal disease (gum disease or pyorrhea). Common treatments involve the restoration of teeth, extraction or surgical removal of teeth, scaling and root planing and endodontic root canal treatment.

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