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Lies and Mendacity in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" - Lies and Mendacity run rampant in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. They help keep the play going and keep it interesting. The play shows us the lies that people tell themselves and other instead of the truth that is hard to accept but must be said. The entire family is involved with lies to Big Daddy and Big Momma, as are the doctors. They tell them that Big Daddy does not have cancer, but only a spastic colon. Brick lies to himself about his feelings for Skipper until Big Daddy forces him to face it. He then understands that he is upset about the way his clean friendship has been misinterpreted....   [tags: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof] 276 words
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My First Visit to the Dentist - My First Visit to the Dentist One of my earliest memories is going out with my mum to visit the dentist. It was half past two on a bright, cheery day in spring. Being only five years old, I was convinced by my mom to visit the dentist and check out my then milk teeth. Boy was I excited. I wasn’t so sure what a “dentist” was. I only knew that I was a truly ‘brave and courageous’ boy, according to my mum, to agree so readily to the trip. On the way to the dentist, my stomach grumbled suddenly....   [tags: Papers] 364 words
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Heritage in Alice Walker's Everyday Use - Most families have some piece of jewelry, furniture, or other symbolic collectible that is passed through many generations. These things often remind a person of a beloved grandparent or great-grandparent and are seen as priceless. In Alice Walker's "Everyday Use," the family heirloom, a couple of hand sewn quilts, represents the family members' emotions concerning their heritage. Dee, the older sister, wants to hang the quilts on a wall and view her culture from a distance. In fact she even seems ashamed of her family situation....   [tags: Free Essays] 392 words
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Book Report I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Book Report I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Maya Angelou, the author to I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, writes about a girl who is confronted with sex, rape, and racism at an early stage in her life in detail in her novel. When she is three years old, her parents have a divorce and send her and her four-year-old brother Bailey from California to Arkansas to live with her grandmother in a town that is divided by color and full of racism. They are raised by her grandmother and then sent back to their carefree mother in the absence of a father figure....   [tags: Papers] 398 words
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings In the autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the main character Marguerite, also known as Maya is influenced a great deal by those around her. Throughout her young life, Maya watches and learns from her older brother Bailey, as well as her guardian and grandmother, Annie Henderson to whom Maya and Bailey refer as “Momma”. Though later in her preteen and adolescent years, Maya finds refuge in the strength and intelligence of Ms. Bertha Flowers and in high school Maya grows to respect and admire a teacher, Miss Kirwin, except for the sporadic presence of Maya’s Mother, Vivian Baxter, Maya most heavily depends on Bailey, Momma Henderson, and Ms....   [tags: Free Essays] 399 words
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Themes of Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt - There are several themes in the story Dicey?s Song by Cynthia Voigt. Some examples of them are the attraction of the unusual, the connection between reaching out and receiving, letting go by holding on and holding on by letting go, which all play an important role in this novel. The attraction of the unusual would refer to the appreciation of others to Dicey and her unusual ways. Dicey was used to rejecting the conventional and breaking traditional roles. She was annoyed with the predictability and shallowness of her classmates and others around her....   [tags: essays research papers] 410 words
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Dentist Admissions Essay: Changing the World One Gum at a Time - Changing the World One Gum at a Time My college plans include attending a two-year college and then pursing a degree in dental hygiene. I believe that I will have a great opportunity to give back to my community with my chosen career. As a dental hygienist, there would be many ways to help young and old alike. The time that I would volunteer would enable me to become more involved in the life of our community. Our community usually has a small health fair sponsored by our local hospital....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 412 words
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Critical Analysis of "graduation" - "Graduation" is an excerpt of the autobiographical book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, written by Maya Angelou. While the book is autobiographical in nature, this particular excerpt is much discussed amongst literary circles because of Angelou's use of both objective and subjective narration. Objective narration describes the culture of Angelou's local community, Stamps Arkansas. The passage depicts the entire community of Stamps preparing for, and experiencing, graduation ceremonies at the local black schools....   [tags: American Literature] 426 words
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Celie - Celie In section three of The Color Purple, the main character is Celie. In this section she gains a little more control over her life, begins to express herself through creativity and also becomes more free and independent. Her decision to leave with Shug to go to Tennessee and begin her own pants business is good examples of these things. This section shows how much progress she has made in herself. We learn about Celie through different situations and dialogues she has throughout this section....   [tags: essays research papers] 455 words
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braces Suck! - "Braces Suck!" One out of three children or teenagers will have to live, at one point, as a prisoner of their own dentist. Teenagers are faced with zit and acne wars during the stages of puberty and braces add additional torture to this already hellish time to both parent and child. A life with braces is far more embarrassing, painful, and expensive than living with buck-teeth, gaps, or overlapping teeth. Mental scars remain long after cuts and bloody sores in the mouth have healed....   [tags: essays research papers] 460 words
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Valedictorian Speech - First of all I would like to congratulate my fellow classmates Hello my name is Sarah and I am very proud to say I am valedictorian of this program. When I first started classes at this college I was afraid I wasn’t even going to pass let alone be standing here today. It had been a long time since I sat in a class room. I thought I was too old to go back to school. But I was wrong. Coming to this school has been one of the most fulfilling decisions I have made in my life. When I am at home watching tv and a commercial for this college comes on my 4 year old will start yelling that my momma’s college with a big smile on his face it makes me feel proud to be a part of this class....   [tags: essays research papers] 461 words
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A Career in Dentistry - The career that I have chosen for my future is to become a dentist. Become a dentist is one of my biggest dreams, because is something that I always wanted to be since I was a child. There are a lot of advantages of becoming a dentist that I really love about this career. Firstly there are a lot of opportunities of getting a good job, also be able to help others with their dental care, earn good money, and have a flexible schedule. Become a dentists is something that I really want, because it can give me a lot of opportunities that I really want to have in a career....   [tags: Career Goals] 477 words
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - In the autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, the main character Marguerite Johnson, is influenced by a preponderance of characters including Bailey Jr. , Momma Henderson, and Mrs. Bertha Flowers. One of the primary influences is her older brother, Bailey Jr.. Momma, or Annie Henderson, the parental grandmother, also plays an important role for Maya. Additionally, Mrs. Flowers, the black aristocrat of Stamps, saves Maya during an especially difficult time. All in all, these three characters act as important role models in the development of Marguerite through her juvenile years....   [tags: I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings] 500 words
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Case Study of the 4 D's of Negligence - ... The first component of the four D’s of negligence is duty. The dentist owed a duty of care to every one of his patients. Duty of care is a legal obligation a health care worker, in this case, the dentist, owes to their patient and, at times, non-patients. If actions or omissions within the scope of an orthodontist or dentist’s job could possibly cause harm to the patient, the patient is owed a duty of care. It can be proven the dentist has established a relationship with each of the patients by showing each patient has seen the dentist on more than one occasion, thus titling them as a regular....   [tags: duty, dereliction, cause, damage]
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Storm the Battlefronts - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Storm the Battlefronts I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings  Maya Angelou's novel is a classic tale of growing up black in the American South in the 1930s and 40s. Even though Marguerite's and her brother Bailey's childhood and early youth are probably far from typical for the average black family of that time, the book nonetheless can be read as a parable of what it meant and still means to be a black person in an overwhelmingly white society. The story is told from a "black" point of view and is thus a more "politically correct" representation of race relationship and prejudice than Harper Lee's equally famous To Kill a Mockingbird....   [tags: Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Essays] 523 words
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Values, Beliefs, and Medicine - In the medical field, there are many ethical dilemmas that a person could face. One of the major dilemmas in the medical field comes from being a doctor. While attending to a patient/ client the doctor may not know the best treatment or course of action to take because of the many options there could be. The values and beliefs of a doctor can’t interfere with the treatment of a patient/client. Their job is to be honest, benevolent, respectful, and to maintain confidentiality of the patient/client....   [tags: Medical Ethics] 540 words
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To Serve Others through Dentistry - To Serve Others through Dentistry My interest in dentistry is a result of a sincere interest in the profession as well as a strong belief that my personal qualities will allow me to contribute to the well-being of others. My observations of dentists at work, my interest in thier manual skills, and my strong desire for service work have lead me to choose dentistry. My broad but science-centered academic background is health-related, which will help me succeed in a dental program. Dentistry depends on communication skills, patience, and tolerance of individuals' differences which I think are my strong points....   [tags: Dentistry Admissions Essays] 547 words
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Personal Narrative - My Parents' Funeral - Narrative- My Parents' Funeral Celery sticks served as slugger bats; olives substituted for baseballs to be smashed across the kitchen. Cousins Sonny and Guido were pitcher and catcher, and my sister Dorrie was a combination of infield and outfield. I came up to bat for the first time just as Gramps called for us to come into the living room. A policeman stood in the doorway. Nonnie and Aunt Sandy were crying. All morning we had been told to stop touching the Thanksgiving dinner or we would be punished....   [tags: Personal Narrative Writing] 555 words
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The Necessity of Routine Dental Examinations - ... Bacteria quickly multiply inside the mouth from food and beverage debris between teeth and near gum tissue. One of the best ways to remove debris is by flossing teeth each evening. A dentist can perform a tooth cleaning procedure or treat inflamed gums to reduce the incidence of halitosis. Teeth Whitening As people age, their teeth often develop discolorations from medications, smoking or food. Teeth whitening or bleaching procedures performed by a dentist are a highly effective way to improve the appearance of an individual’s smile....   [tags: oral health, teeth, gums] 556 words
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About the Drunk and the Cook - ... Mainly because I was never quick enough to get much food and when he did it was stolen by the stronger boys. Until, the day he got smart. Michael was two years older than Richard and always tried to steal his food. One morning the cook at the orphanage accidentally gave Richard an extra strip of bacon, he slipped it into his pocket to preserve the greasy meat. He sat down at the long table with all the other children and began to eat. And as usual the other kids took more than half of his breakfast....   [tags: house, town, love, mother, father] 557 words
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Point of View in Everyday Use by Alice Walker - Point of View in "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker Point of view is described as the perspective from which a story is told (Literature, G25). In the story "Everyday Use" the point of view is that of first person narrator or major character. The story is told by the mother in the story. The theme of this story is that of a mother who is trying to cope with changing times and two daughters who are completely different. Having the story told from momma's point of view helps to reveal how momma feels about herself and how she defines her daughters Dee and Maggie....   [tags: American Literature] 559 words
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Horace Miner’s Body Ritual Among the Nacirema - Horace Miner’s Body Ritual Among the Nacirema In Horace Miner’s article, “Body Ritual Among the Nacirema”, he talks about a tribe and describes their odd behavior. He tells about how the tribe performs these strange daily rituals and how their peculiarity is extreme, but in fact he is actually speaking of Americans as a whole (Miner). Miner uses this style of writing to more effectively prove his point: that Americans are ethnocentric. Miner does an exceptional job in disguising the Nacirema as Americans....   [tags: Horace Miner Body Ritual Among the Nacirema] 580 words
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Applying Operant Conditioning to Human Behaviour - Applying Operant Conditioning to Human Behaviour Operant conditioning is when a way of learning by consequence. To put it basic, an action which is rewarded is more likely to be repeated, along with an action that is punished is less likely to be repeated. To apply this to an example of human behaviour, young children may have shaped behaviour due to operant conditioning; where desireable behaviour is rewarded (e.g. by giving a toy) the behaviour is being positively reinforced and is likely to occur....   [tags: Papers] 584 words
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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou - ... Louis and scatter across the states. Maya gained a new perspective from her different surroundings- that being poor and black was a deplorable life that she could never avoid. When Maya was three and Bailey was four years old, her parent's hellish marriage fell apart. The children were sent away on the train, alone, to live with their beloved grandmother (whom they called Momma) in Stamps, Arkansas. The town of Stamps was a civil ambiguity that drew the line separating the blacks from the whites....   [tags: race, abuse, discrimination]
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The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde - ... In todays world and society, with ads blaring and people whining all over the place, it is beyond measure at how easily it is to loose who you really are. for example, you learn growing up through your childhood, the pre-teen years, and teen years, that you really like to play paintball. In fact, you become really good and go on throughout your high school years playing and making a name for yourself. however, there will come a time when your parents and schools will start telling you that you need to start looking for a college, to find a degree, to continue pursuing a higher education....   [tags: dentist, false impression] 600 words
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My Father's Grand Opening - The day I entered my father’s grand opening to his new business, I was overwhelmed with the diverse crowd that surrounded the party. As the party started, I was introduced to everyone as the owner’s daughter; everyone seemed normal to me; however I met this gentleman whose smile captivated my attention. It turned out that he is a well known and very established Professor at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine., I started talking to him regarding the dental school, as I was planning my future in regards to what I should be doing, in terms of a health care career, whether it was medicine, dentistry, optometry or medical research....   [tags: career, ] 603 words
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Personal Story about Alcoholism - Luden Sorrells What is it about the smell of whisky that soothes a man’s soul. Recently I went to visit my family, the Robert’s, in the mountains of North Carolina. The first thing I did when I stepped out of the car was try and smell that glorious aroma. My name is Luden Sorrells. Better known back home as Uncle Luden. I have what some might call a monarch reputation as a drinking man. I moved away from home at the age of sixteen and headed toward California on my motorcycle. Although I’ve been there for years, the scenery just doesn’t compare to my hometown....   [tags: essays research papers] 603 words
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A Short Story: Hell Room - ... In The right side of that room there was a small brown desk with a lot of papers and files that were arranged on it, so the monster could know what kind of torture he was going to do with me. With that small desk there was a small chair which could be moved easily, and that helped him do his game while he was comfortable and relaxed. At the top on the wall behind the desk there was his TV, Which helped him do his experiment while I was watching. At the left of that desk there was his washer, so he could clean himself, and be away from the crime scene....   [tags: personal narrative] 609 words
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Everyday Use - Everyday Use When we meet our narrator, the mother of Maggie and Dee, she is waiting in the yard with Maggie for Dee to visit. The mother takes simple pleasure in such a pleasant place where, "anyone can come back and look up at the elm tree and wait for the breezes that never come inside the house." (Walker 383) This is her basic attitude, the simple everyday pleasures that have nothing to do with great ideas, cultural heritage or family or racial histories. She later reveals to us that she is even more the rough rural woman since she, "can kill and clean a hog as mercilessly as a man." (Walker 383) Hardly a woman one would expect to have much patience with hanging historical quilts on...   [tags: American Literature] 623 words
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Anne Frank: I Believe People Are Really Good at Heart - ... “Miep's life became even more stressful when she and her husband agreed to hide a Jewish boy in their own apartment” (Billings and Billings 56) She did all this knowing the consequences could lead to death or prison. Another reason I agree with Anne when she say “despite everything I believe that people are really good at heart”, are some people were really nice to Jews. In the movie, Anne’s friend threw over bread for Anne when she could. This was really nice because in Auschwitz everybody was given very little food....   [tags: holocaust, hidden, help]
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Dentist - The Trip to the Dentist Office Thinking to myself, is there any way I could jolt back in my car and head back for home, I enter the tall thin tan colored brick building and walk over to the elevator, hoping that the last half hour of scrubbing my teeth to death pays off. Nervously, I push the up button and patiently wait. The elevator door promptly opens and I am engulfed, the door closes, up I go. Once on the second floor, I exit the elevator and immediately I can smell the mixture of the wintergreen flavored tooth paste and the overwhelming aroma of bleach out in the hall, along with the sound of the teeth grinding drills which gives, no longer the feeling of the dentist office b...   [tags: essays research papers] 636 words
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Why I Choose to Go to Dental School - ... Life moved on, I did not get my teeth aligned and I learned to cope with my crooked teeth.I tried to compensate for my crooked teeth by being an exceptional student. I possessed a strong voice so I took pleasure in reading out loud in class. I truly enjoyed participating in class, until my teeth became the focus of jokes. I was distraught. The more outgoing I became the more people began to stare and make comments about my teeth. I soon developed a speech problem and became afraid to open my mouth to speak....   [tags: problems, self-esteem, social, expense] 637 words
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Public Health Initiatives to Encourage Oral and Dental Health Education - ... The group then has to agree to everything as one, so often, one or more will not be satisfied further creating another problem in its own. Patients who have dental insurance pay a high premium and the insurance coverage is minimal to what is often required for treatment of oral care. The field of Dentistry has experienced several technological improvements in the past few decades. Examples include wide use of tooth-colored and all-ceramic or zirconium crowns. These developments might have simplified the care conveyance procedure but elevate the overall expenses, and are often not covered with dental insurance....   [tags: dentistry, health care policies] 642 words
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The Awesome Power of Dentistry on Health - ... Afterward, the patient beamed with a glorious new smile. I always took special note of how an improved image in the mirror had such an amazingly positive impact upon a person’s happiness, confidence and psychological health. My dental education insisted on clinical excellence but also urged me to think about how I could use dentistry to improve public health. So, on the one hand I sought out knowledge beyond the information covered in the traditional syllabus by exploring oral cancers and surgeries....   [tags: happiness, confidence, psychological health] 647 words
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The Waiting Room- Creative Writing - The waiting room was still and quiet except for the hypnotic tick of the old plastic clock hanging on the wall. A smell evoking images of latex gloves and mouthwash hung in the air, as the dentist worked behind the closed door. The little boy across the room fidgeted uncontrollably while his mother chose to ignore it. Her face was drawn and pale. Her hands were placed on top of her lap and she wrung them continuously. She wore baggy red patterned trousers, a multi-coloured striped jumper and on her head was a faded red bandana, firmly sealed over a mass of scruffy brown curls....   [tags: Creative Writing Essay] 649 words
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Family Struggles in a Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry - ... The inability to pursue their dream and utter lack of fulfillment influence the two main characters, Ruth and Walter, differently. In Ruth, the impact is subtle. Unlike the her husband she is does not loudly voice her opinions and thoughts. Ruth often serves as a mediating presence and has a quieter air about her. Nonetheless, Ruth too feels the hopelessness of her situation. The fact that her son sleeps on the coach in the living room each night and that she cannot change the situation bothers Ruth....   [tags: Desperation, Frustration]
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The Significance of Motherhood Throughout I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou - ... Freeman. Here, Maya considers the aspect of strength as one of the pillars of motherhood and she persists with it despite her doubts and fears as a young woman. When she goes back to Momma’s house after Mr. Freeman’s death, she experiences the strength of her grandmother in helping her to overcome her silence. Other than just observing others, Maya also encountered motherhood first-hand towards the end of her book. Her first impression was that it was a proof of her womanhood. Previously she had doubted herself to the point of asking her mother if she may be a lesbian....   [tags: assurance, strength, rape]
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Personal Narrative- Parties - Personal Narrative- Parties Every weekend there is a party somewhere. Whether it is out at the "Momma," the lake, or even at someone's house, it is the "cool place" to be. Last year, I arrived at the Halloween dance not wearing a costume but expecting to have a great time with all of my friends dancing and listening to music. I overheard someone talking about a party that was going to start at Mary's house. Being invited to go with all of my friends, I didn't want to be the wimp of the group, so I decided to go along....   [tags: Personal Narrative Essays] 658 words
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The Invasion of Poland by the Germans - The Invasion of Poland by the Germans Creative piece She had heard footsteps on the top floor. They sounded like heavy boots stamping all the time. She had been in this situation before. Who would have known a 16-year-old girl had escaped the ghetto that she was put in. The Germans have taken away her identity and just have given her a number. That's all she was to them, just a number. She had lived in Poland. When Germany invaded Poland, her parents took her and fled, but they were caught and taken to the ghetto....   [tags: Papers] 667 words
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The Desert Cat - Original Writing - The Desert Cat - Original Writing Mia skipped along the lush green grass from the fields to the village, gently springing her arms out wide so she tickled the old oak tree, Hind. The air was moist, perfect conditions in the sweltering heat, and the corn looked ripe and golden, just right and ready for the harvesting season. Papa and Momma would be ecstatic. Mia gently wondered along home towards the clay houses, built near the hilly areas of Basra. She stopped near the young stream and picked up a small stick slashing at the overgrown grass cutting down the job for Papa and Momma....   [tags: Papers] 677 words
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A Trip to the Dentist's Office - A Trip to the Dentist's Office The phone rings, and I answer, “Thank you for calling Enterprise, how may I help you?” The voice on the other end asks for Andrea, and I reply, “This is she.” The voice says she is calling to remind me of my 11:00 AM dental appointment. I sigh and tell her I will be there on time. I enter the brick building and walk over to the elevator; I push the up button and patiently wait. The elevator door promptly opens, and I get in. I push the button with a number two on it, and the doors close… up I go....   [tags: Personal Narratives Descriptive Essays] 690 words
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Musculoskeletal Disorder of the Lower Back - ... In the prevention of work related MSD Ergonomics is the primary goal. Sitting in an uncomfortable position can be a great contribute to the MSD factor. In dentistry there a way to minimize the position that may also be a factor to the MSD and that is called Four handed dentistry. In the office four handed dentistry is what most would say is the best or more ergonomically favorable way to provide dental service because it also speeds up the process of the dental procedure. When working in dentistry sitting is mostly the position that the dental assistant or the operator (Dentist) will be in when working on a patient, it is okay to alternate between standing and sitting as this can be a...   [tags: back pain, musculoskeletal disorder, dentistry]
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Crafting a Smile: I Want to Be a Dentist - ... I participated in numerous health camps organized by my college, which were primarily targeted towards people of low socio-economic order. Though I was able to provide basic oral prophylaxis and treatment to most patients, there were those with special needs and complex medical histories who required special hospice. Conversing with such individuals helped build my character by listening to their problems and revealing the traits necessary to earn their trust. It was during this time my desire for a career in general dental health got cemented....   [tags: Sri Ramachandra University, career choices] 716 words
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I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings - Three primary problems “cage” Maya Angelou in her autobiographical book I Know why the Caged Bird Sings. The most pressing of these issues was probably the fact that Maya lived in the highly segregated south. Another factor of her imprisonment was because Maya, also known as Marguerite, was a social outcast, with very few friends other then relatives. Finally, the main character was entrapped because of her unusual sexual exposure. Over all, the highly segregated life she led, her exclusion socially, and her sexual experience caught Ms....   [tags: essays research papers] 722 words
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An Excellent Potential Engineer at U of T - ... The physical campus is perfect. Adding to the diversity, U of T is a multicultural school. Which means a good chance to learn more about other cultures and backgrounds. Although the students may be from different cultures and different areas around the world, there is a common theme; the love of U of T; the love of the greatest university in the world. Engineering combines math, science and design to create structures, machines and processes. The inspiration for pursuing an engineering degree came from my love of mathematics, science and design....   [tags: education, design, management] 727 words
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College Admissions Essay: Remembering Mom - Remembering Mom The memory of that Christmas Eve years ago still lingers in my mind. Who would have known that a simple candle made of wax and wick would change my way of thinking forever... Christmas Eve was a special time for Momma and Poppa. Even though there never was enough money to go down to the neighborhood stores to buy presents, Momma and Poppa always made sure I had one present on Christmas morning. In years past I had received a doll made from worn out clothing, with a painted face and hair of yarn....   [tags: College Admissions Essays] 728 words
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