Between last-minute patient appointments, setting up rooms, and keeping everyone calm and happy (including the dentist), dental assistants are definitely ready to relax at the end of the day!

“Balance is key,” says Stephanie. “If anyone says they have never had a stressful moment that’s great. But I’m not afraid to say I’m a human being not a robot. So when I have my moments, I remind myself to take care of me. Just do what’s right for you. Every day is a new day!”

“Dental assisting is stressful, but it’s worth it.”

We asked how you like to unwind and these were the most popular answers we heard.


How to destress after a long day


How do you relax? Tell us in the comments!