Amanda Hill, BSDH, RDH, is a sought-after dental industry thought leader, award-winning author, innovative consultant, and speaker. With over 25 years as a practicing clinician, Amanda has channeled her years of experience and infectious enthusiasm for dentistry into educating dental professionals and practice owners on hot buttons for the industry - from the latest tools and techniques to career advice and hiring best practices. Amanda is a recipient of OSAP’s Emerging Infection Control Leader award, a member of the Cellerant executive consulting team, an active participant with the advisory board for RDH magazine, Dentistry IQ, and OSAP’s Infection Control In Practice Editorial Review Board and membership committee, Amanda strives to make topics in dentistry accurate, accessible, and fun!
What Are Dental Candidates Looking For In A Job Ad?
Still looking for that “rockstar” dental employee? It’s no secret that hiring has gotten hard. In the most recent salary survey from DentalPost, more than 30% of employees reported actively looking […]
Posted September 13, 2023
Use the STAR Method to Shine in a Dental Job Interview
You’re sitting in the waiting room of your dream dental office, clutching your resume like it’s the golden ticket to the Willy Wonka factory. You’ve practiced your elevator pitch, studied […]
Posted August 29, 2023
Losing Your Dental Mojo? How To Reignite Your Passion for Dentistry.
Dentistry feels like it’s at a tipping point as dental offices continue to struggle with balancing patient demands against ongoing staffing shortages. Appointments are being shortened to accommodate overflowing schedules, […]
Posted August 11, 2023
Do You Feel (and Give) the Love?
It’s no secret that every person in the dental office plays a vital role in the success of a practice. From the receptionist who greets patients with a smile to […]
Posted June 27, 2023
An Ode to Our Dental Educators
You taught me how to wash my hands All while making lesson plans Disinfect, polish, and most certainly scale As I ran into your office, emitting a wail You held […]
Posted May 03, 2023
Gen Z in Dentistry: Get to Know the Graduating Dental Class
The new class of graduating dental professionals is ready to get to work! With dental clinicians in high demand and short supply, hiring managers must seriously look at Gen Z in […]
Posted May 02, 2023
Dental Hygiene Rated Among Top Jobs for Work-Life Balance
Flexibility, including work-life balance, was one of the main things that drew me into dental hygiene. As a dental assistant in high school, I watched the hygienists balance their family […]
Posted April 12, 2023
5 Secret Powers of Superhero Dental Assistants
Celebrating Dental Assistants This Week and Every Week Often overlooked and misunderstood, dental assistants (DAs) are the lifeblood of smooth-running dental offices. And it isn’t until they take a day […]
Posted March 06, 2023
Looking for Your Professional “Match”? 3 Tips for Dental Pros.
Are you looking for that special someone? The one that gets your jokes, understands to give you space when you’re crabby, and brightens your Monday through Friday with a cheery hello? […]
Posted February 13, 2023
4 Steps to Boost Job Satisfaction & Reduce Turnover
As the calendar page turned over to a new year, many of us turned introspective and thought about the year past and what we want this new year to hold. Many […]
Posted January 26, 2023
Dental Team Appreciation
When was the last time you felt truly appreciated? Whether you are in the role of boss, employee, parent, or friend, we all need to feel like what we are […]
Posted October 22, 2020
Temp Talk with Two RDHs
Updated September 14, 2020 One of the great things about a career in dental hygiene is how flexible the job is. At one point, when my kids were little, I […]
Posted July 05, 2019