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CE Coursework

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

New Year. New CE?

As we cruise through the new year, it’s not just the date on the calendar that changed; various state laws and regulations came into effect as of January 1, 2024.  […]

Amanda Hill, RDH
Amanda Hill, RDH

Posted February 22, 2024

hiring interview

EMPLOYERS

Hiring? Avoid Bringing a Toxic Person Into the Workplace

At DentalPost, we frequently hear from job seekers about the less polite and hospitable environments they work in—sometimes “toxic” environments.  In DentalPost’s 2024 Salary Survey, large numbers of respondents said […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted February 15, 2024

Difficult patient

Dealing with difficult patients

We’ve all had them in our chair. The patient that loudly exclaims how much they hate the dentist as they are being seated. Some will even move beyond that declaration and […]

Amanda Hill, RDH
Amanda Hill, RDH

Posted February 08, 2024

Gen Z lazy or have a point?

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Gen Z- Are They Lazy or Do They Have A Point?

Entering the workforce can be a huge adjustment for any generation. Generation Z, the cohort born between the mid-1990s and early 2010s, is no exception. As they venture into the […]

Allie Morgan, RDH
Allie Morgan, RDH

Posted January 31, 2024

Crossroads in 2024

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

2024: A Crossroads for Change – Departure or Advocacy?

As we bid farewell to the old year and step into the promise of a new one, the air is filled with anticipation and the energy of possibilities. Is this […]

Allie Morgan, RDH
Allie Morgan, RDH

Posted January 31, 2024

Dental Practice Success Depends on Team Contributions

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Dental Practice Marketing Success Depends on Team Contributions

During August through mid-October 2023, DentalPost conducted a combined dental practice and salary survey, receiving responses from: Dental practices utilizing a dental marketing agency or consultant still rely on the […]

Deborah Bush
Deborah Bush

Posted January 24, 2024

Leverage Employee Likes and Dislikes

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Leverage Employee Likes and Dislikes

Part 3 of Team Retention and Hiring Insights from DentalPost’s Annual Dental Practice and Salary Survey During August through mid-October 2023, DentalPost conducted a combined dental practice and salary survey, […]

Deborah Bush
Deborah Bush

Posted January 17, 2024

Jobseeker Plans in 2024

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

2024 Jobseeker Plans

Part 2 of Team Retention and Hiring Insights from DentalPost’s Annual Dental Practice and Salary Survey During August through mid-October 2023, DentalPost conducted a combined dental practice and salary survey, […]

Deborah Bush
Deborah Bush

Posted January 10, 2024

big challenges big decisions

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

2023’s Big Challenges, Big Decisions

Part 1 of Team Retention and Hiring Insights from DentalPost’s Annual Dental Practice and Salary Survey During August through mid-October 2023, DentalPost conducted a combined dental practice and salary survey, […]

Deborah Bush
Deborah Bush

Posted January 03, 2024

Why Networking is Important For Dental Professionals

JOB SEEKING

Why Networking is Important For Dental Professionals

As a dental professional, networking is crucial for building a successful and long-lasting career. Whether you are a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant, networking can help you connect with […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted December 27, 2023

The Benefits of Setting Performance Goals in Your Practice

EMPLOYERS

The Benefits of Setting Performance Goals in Your Practice

As a people-pleasing dental hygienist, the idea of measuring my performance by my practice was initially met with resistance. The thought of being evaluated based on sales or the number […]

Amanda Hill, RDH
Amanda Hill, RDH

Posted December 27, 2023