Career

Top 5 Challenges Dental Assistants Face

Dental assistants love what they do. But, like many jobs, dental assisting comes with its share of pesky and thorny issues in the workplace. Here are some of th...

Is a Career in Dental Hygiene for You?

It’s one of those opportunities that many dental assistants ponder as they map out their career paths: Should I move on to become a dental hygienist? Many de...

5 Ways Dental Assistants Stay Energized

Dental assistants are used to working in a fast-paced and high-stress environment. But there are some strategies many dental assistants use to stay energized so...

5 Qualities Of Great Dental Teams

We spend so much of our time at work, it helps if you love what you do and the people you work with. We talked to dental assistants across the country to find o...

Perfectionism in the Dental Office

Many dental assistants are self-described perfectionists – which makes sense, since dental assistants know their job can have a direct impact on the patient’s h...

What Kind of Dental Assistant Are You?

There are more than 300,000 dental assistants working in the United States, and all bring unique backgrounds and qualities to the profession. But we think there...

The Three Ps of Dental Assisting

There are many qualities of a good dental assistant — qualities that separate the average dental assistants from the best dental assistants. Today, we’re focusi...

Emotional Dental Assisting Moments

We all strive to be professional on the job, but there are moments when our feelings are too strong to ignore. We talked to dental assistants about the moments ...
Facebook Friends in the Dental Office

Facebook Friend – Or No?

In our ever-connected world, it can be tricky to figure out who we should and shouldn’t interact with on our social networks. Dental assistants are in a unique ...
Cell Phones in the Dental Office

Cell Phones in the Dental Office?

Everywhere you look people seem to be texting, tweeting or taking a quick selfie — sometimes even at work. In fact, one of the more common things we’ve heard...