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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...
Studying for DANB exams

How to Prepare for DANB Exams

You’ve decided what DANB exams you want to take and maybe even picked a testing date. Now what? If you’re feeling overwhelmed about how to prepare, these ste...
Tools to prepare for a DANB exam

Tips for taking the DANB exam

It’s normal to get nervous before an exam, especially a DANB exam, but don’t let it throw you! To give you some exam day tips, we sat down with Kate Slagoski, D...
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant EFDA

Becoming an EFDA

Becoming an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) is a goal that many dental assistants have. To answer your questions about how to earn this credential, w...