3 Job Interview Questions That Will “Wow” Your Interviewer

In the past, we’ve covered questions to ask in your dental job interview that will give you more insight into the position or practice and further help your job decision. Interviewers typically expect these kinds of questions, and are prepared to answer them. But what happens when you throw a curveball and ask something they’ve never […]

What does your DISC personality type say about you as a job seeker & employee?

You may have heard about the “DISC” personality test, but it’s more than just a series of fun facts to know about yourself. It’s a detailed assessment that can help you form stronger and more effective people skills and professional relationships. Now that you’ve grasped the importance of your DISC personality type, take the test […]

Why do you love being a dental assistant?

It’s Dental Assistants Recognition Week, so we asked DAs on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, “Why do you love being a dental assistant?” and received so many enthusiastic responses! Here’s what you had to say: “I love what I do, giving people confidence again is a wonderful thing. Also calming their fears because I work for […]

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 you might be hurting your job chances without even knowing it. The first step to increasing your chances of getting a job is identifying things […]

5 Resume Tips You Need To Know

It’s true: hiring managers spend an average of 6 seconds looking at your resume. You have 6 seconds to wow them, how can you make it count? Luckily, there are a few resume tips and tricks you can use to stand out from the crowd. Let’s get started! 1. Be consistent with your verb tense. […]

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. However, as expected, not all places pay the same. Due to population density and cost of living factors, the discrepancy in wages can waver considerably. […]

The Traditional Resume Is Dead

Gone are the days that one piece of paper could fully seal the deal for a job opportunity. Don’t get us wrong, a well-written and organized resume is a crucial part of the hiring process, it’s just no longer the only component necessary in presenting yourself as the best choice to a potential employer. Technology […]

Here’s What to Know About Dental Jobs in 2019

Last year, we released an updated salary survey for dental hygienists and dental assistants. As dictated in the blog, dentistry is experiencing strong industry growth overall, and many professionals are seeing the impact of that with increased salaries and better benefits. In order to get a better understanding of how our nearly 4,000 respondents compared […]

Job-Seeking Season Checklist

Job season is upon us! The start of a new year inspires job seekers to push forward with their job seeking efforts and inspires hiring managers to reevaluate team roles and responsibilities. This is a perfect storm for the hiring process, but are you prepared? Don’t worry, we’ve compiled your job season checklist with everything […]

4 Dental Technology Trends to Follow in 2019

With an industry as advanced and tech-focused as dentistry, change is inevitable. But the ability to embrace new technologies and techniques is what is keeping dentistry at the cutting-edge of healthcare. In planning your year ahead, here are some dental technology trends to keep your eye on in 2019! More Automation You’ve likely already seen […]