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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

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

dental hygienist work life balance

EMPLOYERSJOB SEEKING

Dental Hygienists 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

the hiring formula

EMPLOYERS

The Hiring Process for a Winning Dental Team

The Secret Formula to Having Your Dental Dream Team In my previous article, we laid the groundwork for what it will take to successfully hire a winning team. We discussed […]

Christine Brooke
Christine Brooke

Posted March 02, 2020

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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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

Emotional intelligience is the key to a successful workplace

EMPLOYERS

Why Emotional Intelligence is Crucial to Hiring the Right Candidate

What is Emotional Intelligence? How much do I have? The Oxford dictionary defines Emotional Intelligence (EI) as “the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted September 06, 2019

dental labor market

EMPLOYERS

Get Prepared for Holidays and Vacations With Dental Temps

tick, tick, tick… Pop quiz for employers, when’s the next time you have a team member going away on vacation? Have you planned their replacement yet? Check in with your […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted August 16, 2019

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JOB SEEKING

Home, Sweet Home? 4 Signs You are Interviewing at a Great Office

There is no doubt about it. Job interviews can be scary and nerve-wracking. You are anxious and working hard to sell yourself so this dental office will hire you. While […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted August 01, 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

dental team

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

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

job satisfaction

How to Build a Job Ad that Attracts your Culture

Going through the recruiting process can be time-consuming and exhausting. Starting with a solid job ad will help make the hiring process easier and attract the right culture and top […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted May 12, 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

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

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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 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

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Improve Communication in Your Dental Office with These Tips

When you want to provide excellent customer service to your patients and streamline how your dental office runs, it’s time to look at ways to improve communication. When your dental […]

Ken Rhie
Ken Rhie

Posted April 24, 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

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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

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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4 Tell-Tale Signs You Have a Great Boss

I’ve worked in a lot of different dental offices throughout my career. I temped in over 100 offices while I was trying to start a family, so I have certainly […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 13, 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

why-doing-good-is-good-for-business

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

dental career

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

corporate-or-boutique

Corporate or Boutique?

The Pros and Cons of Big Vs. Small Dentistry If you look at Wal-Mart vs. the little shoe shop on the corner you will begin to understand the differences between […]

Dr. Lisa Knowles
Dr. Lisa Knowles

Posted May 12, 2015