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How the Dental Industry Is Becoming More Eco-Friendly

Is your dental office green? What is your practice doing to reduce their carbon footprint and become eco-friendly? Every year, we learn more and more about the threat of climate […]

Adrian Johansen
Adrian Johansen

Posted April 22, 2021

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EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Dental Hygiene Rated Among Top Jobs for Work-Life Balance

At DentalPost, we know a lot about work-life balance. Heck, our company was founded because I wanted a better way for dental professionals – and at the time, specifically hygienists […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted November 17, 2020

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5 Tips to Quit Your Dental Job Like a Pro

If you’ve ever had to quit a job, you know it can get messy and emotional. Tempers flare, confusion ensues, feelings get hurt — quitting a job isn’t an inherently […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted November 13, 2019

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Continuing Education for Dental Assistants Is Essential!

Continuing Education courses are the building blocks of your career. Yet I’ve heard it many times over the years and to this day, assistants will tell me they are told they don’t […]

Tija Hunter
Tija Hunter

Posted October 22, 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

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Is Your Dental Team Working Together?

The Complainer. The Bully. The Slacker. The Gossip. The Slob. The Flirt. The Drama Queen. Sound like the cast of characters from Glee or Mean Girls? Unfortunately, these personality types […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted May 19, 2019

4 must ask interview questions when staffing

JOB SEEKING

Interview Checklist: How Dental Grads Can Nail a Dental Interview

Congratulations – you’ve made it to the dental interview stage. If this is your first job out of school, you might be looking for some guidance. First off, pat yourself […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted May 07, 2019

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JOB SEEKING

5 Things I Wish I Asked In My First Dental Job Interview

After graduation from dental school, the world seemed like my oyster. I could not wait to find my first job and start earning a living. What I didn’t know was […]

Dr. Lisa Knowles
Dr. Lisa Knowles

Posted April 26, 2019

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I Graduated Dental School, What Now?

If graduating from dental school feels like a whirlwind of emotions, know that you’re not alone; transitioning from school into the “real world” is a big leap, and feeling overwhelmed […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted April 24, 2019

Dental temping could be a great fit for you

JOB SEEKING

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

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Tips For Graduates (From Real Dental Professionals)

Stepping outside the comfort zone of college life to knock on the door of a new career can feel daunting. You’ve probably heard the saying ‘experience itself is the best […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted February 17, 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

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Are You a Workaholic? Here Are Some Signs.

“Workaholic” is a tricky word. Everyone knows a self-describing “workaholic.” It’s even possible you’ve been called a workaholic once or twice. But — and let’s be clear — there is […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted August 07, 2018

digital dentistry

EMPLOYERS

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

Land dental jobs and more with these 5 important tips.

JOB SEEKING

5 Skills in High Demand for Dental Jobs

You’ve been through the right training, you’re comfortable with the instruments, and now you’re ready to interview for dental jobs. However, concrete dental skills are only half the battle here; […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 12, 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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Starting a New Dental Career Later in Life

You might be considering a career change for several reasons. You could be burnt out on your current career, want to help people, make more money, or decide to return […]

Brooke Faulkner
Brooke Faulkner

Posted April 09, 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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3 Reasons Why Continual Training Is Essential

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 […]

Janelle Storck
Janelle Storck

Posted October 24, 2016

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EMPLOYERS

Why Doing Good is Good for Business

In 2007, business mogul and entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson created a movement for business owners called Capitalism 24902 to be a force for good in the world. In an article […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted November 10, 2015

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JOB SEEKING

A Dental Career Provides Purpose and Security

All of the aspects that positively affect the psychology of a person’s well-being -purpose, meaning, identity, fulfillment, creativity – are absent in the average job. Seventy percent of Americans do not […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted October 28, 2015

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EMPLOYERS

Onboarding: Sink or Swim

Think back to your first day of high school. Did you have butterflies in your stomach? Were you worried about finding your classrooms, making new friends, or forgetting your locker […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted August 05, 2015

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JOB SEEKING

Applying for THE Job: 10 Helpful Tips for Job Seekers

Many factors affect how long it will take to find the perfect job in dentistry – everything from the current economy to flexibility in terms of hours or pay. While there’s […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 24, 2015