dental patients

What Dental Assistants Said in 2018

At DANB and the DALE Foundation, we love hearing dental assistants’ stories throughout the year. We always want to learn about your day and your passion for the...

The 5 Superpowers of Dental Assistants!

On Oct. 31, it’s not uncommon for dental assistants to show their Halloween spirit by wearing costumes at work. In the past, you’ve shared your photos from fun ...

5 Things You Wish the Dentist Knew

Many dental assistants regularly tell us they have the best bosses. However, others have shared that they sometimes feel frustrated with the dentist. “Assistant...

Overheard in the Dental Office

Dental assistants see and hear all kinds of things in the dental office. Sometimes you hear positive feedback from your employer, your teammates and — best of a...

3 of the Best Types of Dental Patients

Working with patients is one of your favorite things about dental assisting, wouldn’t you agree? Jeanne E. definitely does. “The patients make the day worthwhil...

3 Tips for Managing Pediatric Patients

We know one of the most important aspects of your role is working with patients. Those who work in general dental practices, and especially assistants in orthod...

The Most Unusual Patient Requests

You interact with many patients throughout the course of your day, and we know that your interactions can range from serious to humorous. You probably have many...
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...