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Emotional Intelligence: The Soft Skill For a High-Performing Dental Team

Scaling and root planing? Check.   Periodontal therapy? Check.  Xray expertise. Check.  Emotional Intelligence? Wait, what? For decades, dental hiring managers have sifted through dental candidates based on their hard skills, […]

Kyle Zak
Kyle Zak

Posted December 13, 2023

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Looking for Your Professional “Match”? 3 Tips for Dental Pros.

Are you looking for that special someone? The one that gets your jokes, understands to give you space when you’re crabby, and brightens your Monday through Friday with a cheery hello?   […]

Amanda Hill, RDH
Amanda Hill, RDH

Posted February 13, 2023

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Starting Your First Dental Job? Get Off On The Right Foot.

Here’s what to expect with your first job and how to get your dental career off to a great start! It’s that time of year again when a new graduating […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted June 06, 2022

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Pain is Temporary. Quitting Lasts Forever.

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” This comes to me as I sit, 30,000 feet up in the air, en route to Boston to speak with dental professionals at the […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted February 10, 2022

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Case Acceptance: How to Win a Yes Every Time

At DentalPost, we talk a lot about applying personality assessments like DISC and EI to the hiring process for better candidate/employer matches and hiring outcomes. We can use these same […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted April 07, 2021

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Emotional Intelligence: The Key To A Smooth Comeback

As dental professionals, our education prepares and trains us for all sorts of situations and potential disruptions in our practices. We know how to adjust the schedule and skip lunch […]

Tonya Lanthier, RDH
Tonya Lanthier, RDH

Posted April 27, 2020