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United States of Dental Assisting

The United States of Dental Assisting

It’s a good time to be a dental assistant! According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are over 300,000 dental assistants working in the United Stat...
Dental Assistants Put Patients First

Dental Assistants Put Patients First

For dental assistants, patients come first. We hear dental assistants say interacting with patients is the best part of the job, and one of the qualities we see...
Confessions of a Dental Assistant

Confessions of a Dental Assistant

From working chairside to managing the daily schedule, dental assistants are on top of their game. And beyond that, we regularly hear how much dental assistants...
Dealing with Dental Office Drama

Dealing with dental office drama

Sometimes drama in the dental office feels unavoidable. It seems everyone has a story about a difficult co-worker. But, you don’t have to get pulled in to the n...
Why Dental Assistant Are So Organized

Why dental assistants are so organized

Dental assistants cover a lot of ground in any given day. From assisting chairside to managing the appointment schedule, from calming scared patients to impleme...
Why dental assisting is the best

4 Reasons Dental Assisting is the Best

Dental assistants are well aware of what a rewarding career dental assisting can be, and that knowledge is spreading — people outside dentistry have started to ...
Dental Assistant Smiling

Signs you might be a dental assistant

We often hear dental assistants talk about the unique qualities that make dental assisting so one-of-a-kind. Here are just a few ways that you might know you’re...
Titles for Dental Assistants

What’s in a Name?

Dental assisting titles can be confusing, especially since there are so many different ones! We explain what you need to know. Believe it or not, there are ove...