Dental Assistant

Sep 28 2021
Female Dental Assistant Smiling with a dental tool in a Dental Office

What Does a Dental Assistant Do

The field of dentistry has blown wide open in the past decades. Not only has the arena of cosmetic dentistry added new patients to the patient rosters, the medical field now recognizes that a dental health is an integral part of holistic health and government assisted insurance programs are helping to make it more affordable […]

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Sep 28 2021
Female dental assistant communicating with a dentist

Communication Skills for Dental Assistants

Communication skills are critical in any aspect of health care. In the course a day, a dental assistant might need to communicate effectively with dentists, dental hygienists, other dental assistants, patients, family members, insurance company workers, sales representatives or other dental offices. Ineffective communication increases the risk of misunderstandings and the potential for poor patient […]

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Sep 28 2021
a female dental assistant smiling on a chairside

Chairside Skills

Are you wondering what duties and chair side skills you will need to be a successful dental assistant? The duty of a dental assistant requires a set of chair side skills that helps both the dentist and the patient. It is their duty to ensure the patient is comfortable, calm and well informed about the […]

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Sep 27 2021
Female dental assistant is assisting the dentist with a patient in the dental office

Is Becoming a Dental Assistant Easy

Dental assistants are in demand, and opportunities are expanding. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs for dental assistants are expected to grow by 19% from 2016 to 2026 as the growing population of Baby Boomers learns more about the value of oral health. What exactly does a dental assistant do, and what kind […]

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May 05 2020

Helping Patients Through Dental Treatments

Research shows that preventive dentistry is a critical component in overall health, but dental phobia is real, and unless patients feel comfortable when they visit their dentist, they are unlikely to return. Dental assistants manage a wide range of clinical and administrative tasks in a dental office, but none is as essential as making patients […]

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