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dental assistant recognition

8 Ways to Recognize Dental Assistants

There is so much to appreciate about Dental Assistants, as they are essential to the prosperity of a dental practice. Their delivery of safe and successful dental care, in addition […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 12, 2021

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Setting Your Dental Career Goals (in the Midst of a Pandemic!)

Have your 2020 dental career goals hit a snag due to the pandemic? You’re not alone. And with the holidays upon us, we begin to reflect on the year as […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted December 15, 2020

See the cost of a bad hire

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The Cost of a Bad Hire

Can you imagine how (understandably) frustrated your team would be if you hired your mom, wife or girlfriend for a job they were totally unqualified for? While hiring mistakes usually […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted November 08, 2019

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How to Build Great Relationships With Dental Temps

The freelance economy is changing how Americans work and the dental industry is no exception; dental temps are becoming an increasingly popular way to solve complex scheduling challenges. Hiring temps […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted July 30, 2019

These 7 exercises are perfect for dental professionals

The 7 Best Exercises for Dental Professionals

Sitting hunched over patients’ mouths for several hours a day is extremely taxing on your body. Dental hygienists and dentists are prone to problems as a result of poor working […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted July 15, 2019

dental technology

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Is New Dental Technology Changing Dental Hygienist Duties?

Each year delivers more new dental technology that makes dentistry easier, faster, and more cost-effective than ever before. But like many other hygienists, this trend has you a bit concerned. […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted July 04, 2019

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Want to Temp as a Dental Hygienist or Assistant? Use This Mindset Checklist for Success 

Spend more time with family.  Have more time to pursue hobbies, go back to college, or write a book.  Earn extra income to supplement your current job.  Why do you […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted June 21, 2019

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Tips for Turning a Temp Gig into a Permanent Opportunity 

Dental practice owners and office managers enjoy hiring temporary workers. It’s a great non-committal way to see if someone has the skills the practice needs in a permanent role. You’ve […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted June 21, 2019

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5 Must-Have Smartphone Apps for Dental Professionals

As the saying goes, “there’s an app for that” and dentistry is no exception. From studying x-rays to making appointments, we rely on apps to help us more efficiently do […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted June 07, 2019

Emotional intelligience is the key to a successful workplace

5 Ways to Handle a Difficult Coworker

Every working professional runs into a problematic coworker eventually. It’s simply the odds of working with other people. Not everyone you work with will mesh or vibe with your personality […]

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The DentalPost Team

Posted May 10, 2019

Dental temping could be a great fit for you

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Dental Temping – What You Need to Know and How to Get Started

You may have heard about the dental temping life, but what does it really entail? Where do you start? Becoming a temporary dental hygienist or assistant is a choice a […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 25, 2019

dental interview questions

JOB SEEKING

3 Dental Job Interview Questions That Will “Wow” Your Interviewer

In the past, we’ve covered questions to ask in your dental job interview and questions to ask Post-Covid that will give you more insight into the position or practice and […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 18, 2019

dental professionals should learn to negotiate

JOB SEEKING

How You’re Accidentally Killing Your Job Chances

You feel like you’ve done everything right, have everything prepared, and you’re ready to crush the interview. Why did they never reach out? Turns out, there are a few ways […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted February 13, 2019

Which State Pays Dental Hygienists & Assistants the Most?

Which State Pays Dental Hygienists & Assistants the Most (& the Least)?

Dental professionals are going places—literally. As the demand for hygienists and assistants increases, more professionals are joining the industry and, as a result, driving up salaries in the United States. […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted February 12, 2019

Dental continuing education courses are an important part of keeping your dental knowledge current

Do I Need Dental Continuing Education (CE) Courses?

Dentistry is a rapidly evolving profession, and new techniques and technologies are introduced into the industry daily. If you want to stay current in the dentistry, your education can’t stop with […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted September 18, 2018

digital dentistry

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7 Tips to Make the Most of Your DentalPost Employer Profile

Let’s face it: finding great help can be hard in the era of digital dentistry and technology. Sifting through dozens of random resumes, finding the applicants with the right skills […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted July 31, 2018

dental office jobs

JOB SEEKING

5 Questions to Ask in Interviews for Dental Office Jobs

We all know that at the end of interviews for dental office jobs, interviewers ask some variation of, “Do you have any questions for us?” This is the time for YOU […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted July 24, 2018

Investing in advanced technologies is one of the five dental industry trends that

5 Dental Industry Trends to Pay Attention To

Dental industry trends are constantly changing, and it’s important to stay on top of them to ensure you’re providing the latest and greatest to your patients. Here are five dental […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted June 19, 2018

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How to Become a Dental Hygienist, Assistant, or Lab Technician

If you’re seeking a job in dentistry, you’re in luck; there are many fulfilling careers from which you can choose. While becoming a dentist is the most familiar, it can […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted May 15, 2018

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Dental School: What to Know Before You Start

Ask any dentist about dental school and they’ll tell you it can be both the best and most challenging time of their careers. While that sounds daunting, it’s a necessary […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted April 17, 2018

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6 Unique Jobs in the Dental Field

Jobs in the dental field have their perks. From flexible hours to a steady income, a job in dentistry can be very comfortable! However, when it gets down to it, […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted April 10, 2018

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What Dental Assistants Love Most About Their Job

Happy Dental Assistant Recognition week! We asked the dental community why they loved being a dental assistant and the response was overwhelming! We received hundreds of responses from dental assistants […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 20, 2018

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4 Big Dental Assistant Challenges & How to Handle Them

There are many reasons to enjoy a career as a dental assistant. It’s fairly sociable, you get to perform meaningful tasks in the practice, and it is a great step […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 13, 2018

women in dentistry

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Women in Dentistry Changing the Industry

Women in dentistry are (and have been) leading the industry for years. The success and strength of women in the workplace are becoming a bigger focus for our industry and […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted March 06, 2018

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6 Thoughts All Dental Hygienists Have While On the Job

Dental hygienists don’t get enough praise. Spend just a few months in the profession, and you’ll quickly see how wild it can actually be. You deserve a hug. While every […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted February 20, 2018

finding a dental job

JOB SEEKING

5 Tips to Finding a Dental Job You Love

As many dental job seekers come to discover, finding a dental job is a lot like dating; you ask your friends (or the internet) to match you up, put your […]

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted February 07, 2018