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EMPLOYERS

The Top 4 Benefits For Dental Employees

“Company-sponsored,” “employer-sponsored,” or “employer-provided” – whatever you wish to call them, staff benefits are proving to be more than essential for dental employers looking to attract new hires and retain […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted September 09, 2022

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JOB SEEKING

Would Your Smile Be Bigger At Another Dental Practice?

You’ve applied for new jobs, won an interview for a very attractive position, and received a job offer. Congratulations!  The excitement of getting a great offer often propels us to […]

Allie Morgan, RDH
Allie Morgan, RDH

Posted August 29, 2022

dental hygienist shortage

EMPLOYERS

Why Dental Hygienists Are In Short Supply (And What To Do About It)

Our Dental Hiring and Recruiting in a Tight Labor Market blog highlighted the lingering impact COVID-19 has had on the dental industry. Dental practices’ ability to take on more patients […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted August 22, 2022

dental job search

JOB SEEKING

The Pros and Cons of Dental Job Searching 

At some point in our lives, we all experience the desire to leave our job in search of better opportunities. In 2022 alone, it is expected that one in five […]

Allie Morgan, RDH
Allie Morgan, RDH

Posted August 15, 2022

dental candidates

EMPLOYERS

5 Marketing Tips for Attracting More Dental Candidates

“How can I get more dental candidates to look at my job post and apply?” This pressing question is one we are often asked by employers looking to recruit new […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted July 18, 2022

dental job market

EMPLOYERS

Dental Job Market Update: Increase Employee Engagement & Retention

Halfway through 2022, The Great Resignation has continued to plague the dental job market.  Potential dental receptionist candidates are deciding to go into other industries where remote work is possible. […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted July 11, 2022

dental employee benefits

EMPLOYERS

Why Dental Employee Benefits Matter

Train people well enough so they can leave. Treat people well enough, so they don’t want to. Sir Richard Branson Finding and hiring the right dental employees is a tall […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted June 12, 2022

dental staff engagement

EMPLOYERS

3 Ways to Grow Dental Staff Engagement

“Fulfilled employees don’t want to leave.” Saurav Atri, Gallup In today’s challenging recruitment landscape, employee fulfillment and well-being should be at the top of the priority list for dental employers […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted June 11, 2022

dental team success

EMPLOYERS

How to Set Your Dental Team Up For Success

We all have good and bad days at work. No matter how much we enjoy our jobs, patients, or work colleagues, it’s normal to have “off” days when we know […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted May 11, 2022

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EMPLOYERS

7 Features of the Best Dental Hiring and Recruiting Platform

The hiring process can often feel like a balancing act. Potential candidates should be skilled enough to tick all the job requirements while also being a good fit for the […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted May 08, 2022

retirement

EMPLOYERS

What We Can Do About Dental Professionals’ Early Retirement

More dental professionals are considering retiring earlier than ever before. In an already challenging labor shortage, what can we do about it? What the Survey Says… In 2022, DentalPost published […]

Deborah Bush
Deborah Bush

Posted May 02, 2022

diverse dental candidates

EMPLOYERS

Are You Overlooking Good Candidates?

It’s Easy To Overlook Good Dental Candidates In the tightest of labor markets, we can’t afford to overlook candidates because of unconscious personal biases (for example, biases for gender, age, […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted April 25, 2022

stay interviews

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Is Your Dental Practice Doing “Stay” Interviews?

It’s late Thursday afternoon and you’re wrapping up some paperwork, ready to head into the weekend when your best hygienist peeks her head in and asks to speak with you.  […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted April 04, 2022

dental job board

JOB SEEKING

7 Features of the Best Dental Career and Job Search Platform

Looking for a new dental job – for whatever reason – can be a complicated, time-consuming, and emotionally draining process. Even when you find an opportunity that appears to be […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted April 01, 2022

employee turnover

EMPLOYERS

At Risk For Dental Employee Turnover In 2022?

Over the last year, dental workers have returned to the job market in large numbers, and many returning workers took positions with new employers. With the current shortage of dental […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted January 19, 2022

jobseeker season

EMPLOYERS

Will There Be a January Jobseeker Season?

Before “pandemic times”, dental professionals seeking new jobs would predictably begin dusting off their resumes in December, preparing to search for their next dental job at the start of the […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted December 20, 2021

Tameka Lee, RDH

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Diverse Voices In Dentistry: Q&A with Tameka S. Lee, Empower RDH

Our Diverse Voices series continues with someone whose mission to inspire and empower hygienists is one that is near and dear to my heart. Fellow RDH and founder of Empower RDH, […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted October 13, 2021

Susan Quan, MPH, MBA, RDH

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Diverse Voices In Dentistry: Q&A with Susan Quan

As part of our recent SmartView launch, DentalPost is elevating diverse voices and leaders in dentistry so that we can all better understand their perspectives on how to propel our […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted September 30, 2021

dental labor market

EMPLOYERS

Hiring Through a Dental Labor Market Crisis (Part 1)

Dental Labor Supply & Demand by Position As the nation’s largest dental professional job board, DentalPost is often where practices look for solutions to their hiring problems. But there is […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted May 19, 2021

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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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EMPLOYERS

How to Write a Dental Job Description

The world has changed. Your job posting needs to change with it. With dental professionals in short supply and high demand, attracting candidates is critical to your practice running smoothly […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted July 09, 2020

quit

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

HIPAA and Dental Records: What Do You Need to Know?

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

HIPAA and Dental Records: What Do You Need to Know?

Many healthcare professionals forget about the sensitive nature of dental records when it comes to cybersecurity breaches, privacy, and confidentiality. Patient profiles in dental offices contain many of the elements […]

Adrian Johansen
Adrian Johansen

Posted November 08, 2019

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EMPLOYERS

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

How to Be a More Socially Responsible Dental Office

How to Be a More Socially Responsible Dental Office

The dental industry continues to be one of the most popular areas of healthcare when it comes to job growth. According to the United States Department of Labor, between 2016-2026, […]

Adrian Johansen
Adrian Johansen

Posted July 08, 2019

dental technology

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

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

temp checklist

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

Dental Lab Technician

The Dental Lab Technician: A Unique Member of Your Dental Team

Often forgotten, the dental lab technician (tech) is a valuable member of any dental team. We’re usually huddled away in a separate location, sometimes miles away, musing over a case. […]

Caitlin Dawson
Caitlin Dawson

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

gifts for dental professionals

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

5 Great Gifts for Dental Professionals

When buying gifts to show appreciation for your team members, coworkers, or colleagues, it may be challenging to know where to turn for highly usable and highly desirable gifts that […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted May 17, 2019

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New Arizona Law Making it Easier for Practicing Dental Hygienists

Moving is hard. Not just the packing, house hunting, school searching and don’t even get me started about finding an emergency contact for your kid’s paperwork, but if you hold […]

Amanda Hill, RDH
Amanda Hill, RDH

Posted April 29, 2019

hiring manager

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

front office manager

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

6 Things Dental Office Managers Do That Keep Us Smiling

A tireless dental office manager is at the center of every great dental office. They’re typically the first ones in and the last ones out and make sure that our […]

Jennifer Reeves
Jennifer Reeves

Posted April 18, 2019

employee turnover

EMPLOYERS

Are Your Interviews Hurting Your Business?

5 Interview Questions to Help You Hire Right (and Save Time and Money!) Are you going bananas because of hiring? You are not alone. Hiring is hard work and can […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted April 18, 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

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

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

dental front office

EMPLOYERS

9 Expert Dental Office Management Tips to Enhance Your Practice

Plenty of forums and sites offer seemingly magic “dental office management tips” to dental professionals. Here’s the truth: there’s no “secret formula” to running a dental practice. It requires a […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted June 05, 2018

how-to-become-a-dental-hygienist

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

unique dental jobs

6 Unique Jobs in the Dental Field

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

The DentalPost Team
The DentalPost Team

Posted April 10, 2018

women in dentistry

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

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

dentist and dental assistant do dental work on a patient

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

work-life balance

JOB SEEKING

3 Tips to Create a Work-Life Balance

It’s more than a job, it’s finding a work-life balance. Build a career that allows you to spend more time with your family. Designing your life with the never-ending shift […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 27, 2017

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How to Correct or Reprimand Staff: Four Easy Steps

At any given time one or more of your staff are likely doing something that you would not be too happy about if discovered. It’s the nature of the beast. […]

Kevin Tighe
Kevin Tighe

Posted March 13, 2017

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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

dental interview

Ten Tips for a Successful Interview

Congrats! If you are bringing someone in for an interview, you are one step closer to making a hire! The hard work is not over yet though- the interview is […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted October 18, 2016

looking-dental-home-10-tips-rock-next-interview

JOB SEEKING

Looking for Your Dental Home? 10 Tips to Rock Your Next Interview

Job interviews are stressful- I get that! There is a lot on the line and you want to make a good impression. We’ve all been there before. You practice questions, […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted October 11, 2016