Tag Archives: dental assistant

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

May 15, 2018 by

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 many take years to complete and is a big investment of time and money. Finding out more about how to become a dental hygienist, assistant, […]

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What Dental Assistants Love Most About Their Job

March 20, 2018 by

Happy Dental Assistant Recognition Month! A few weeks ago, 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 across the country and in many different phases of their careers. Across the board, dental assistants are a happy bunch (even despite […]

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4 Big Dental Assistant Challenges & How to Handle Them

March 13, 2018 by

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 for those seeking a career in dentistry. Plus, it doesn’t take an extensive amount of time to get fully certified. But, like any job, there […]

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3 Reasons Why Continual Training Is Essential

October 24, 2016 by

  Dental managers and owners invest a great deal of time and money in making sure that their office equipment is well-maintained and up to current standards. But many practices overlook the importance of maintaining an even more important resource: their staff. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking that everyone on your team knows […]

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DentalPost Core Values

October 4, 2016 by

As you might have noticed- DentalPost is growing! We’ve added a lot of new team members around here! Knowing this, I knew it was time to tighten up our core values. This attracts the right ones and repels the wrong. Core values drive and develop our brand, culture, and business strategies. After lots of collaboration […]

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Who Sets The Mood of the Practice?

September 27, 2016 by

Of course we all have our good days and our bad days—we’re only human. The same is true for your office and your team as a whole. There are great days when it seems like everyone is on the same page, having fun, working hard… and then there are those days when it is miserable […]

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A Taste of DentalCodeology: A Gingivitis Code Finally!

September 20, 2016 by

Imagine your patient presents with inflamed, hemorrhagic gingiva, light to moderate subgingival calculus and generalized pseudo-pocketing. For all of the history of Current Dental Terminology (CDT) coding, there have been no truly accurate codes for the treatment of this patient’s needs. There has been a gap. In 2017, that story will change and bring a […]

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Taking Your Practice from “Good” to “Great!”

September 13, 2016 by

Today’s technology allows any dental practice to be highly “visible” to potential consumers through practice websites, Facebook, Google searches, Healthgrades, and other means of social media. But, once that new patient has found you, how do you set your practice apart from others, and go from “good” to “great?” Research by Futuredontics suggests that the […]

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What Makes a Great Dental Assistant?

September 6, 2016 by

5 Skills to Succeed in a Dental Assisting Position Though it comes with many perks, dental assisting is not an easy job- dental assistants have to perform many tasks throughout the day that require a sharp mind and a keen eye for detail. Whether you’re a dentist trying to figure out what skills to look […]

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