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Why Are You Thankful to Work in Dentistry?

Posted November 20, 2018

The DentalPost Team

As the year comes to a close, the season of gratitude allows us to reflect on what we’re truly thankful for. To celebrate the season, we’re reflecting on responses from our DentalPost community answering the question, “Why are you thankful to work in dentistry?” Here is what they said:

Carol D. – I am now in my 33rd year of being a dental assistant. I can honestly say, I love my job and get such a feeling of satisfaction, knowing that changing a person’s smile can change their life! Giving someone confidence in their appearance, and pride in their smile is worth every challenge we deal with from the difficult patient. A confident smile is your best asset!

Jacqui M. – All the great new technology and, of course, the wonderful patients!

Connie O. – It’s given me a career that’s been flexible as my life has changed. From working full time for 15 years to becoming a mother and moving into public health hygiene, and a part-time half day everyday schedule. It has afforded me the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives and given me a comfortable life in the process.

Wanda B. – So thankful to have 35 years of educating patients about their oral health. It has been a very rewarding career and I am still loving it every day.

Diane M. – I love all my coworkers, patients and the work I do to help people improve their health and lives. Very thankful for this!

Lezlie W. – Working in this field for 30+ years, I have engaged with many patients and that is what has made me stay.

 Liudmyla J. – I love helping people and, in this field, I can and I do! 😊

We are thankful for such a rewarding industry as well as all of our DentalPost followers! Tell us why you’re thankful to work in dentistry on our Facebook or Twitter.


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