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It’s Dental Assistants Recognition Week, so we asked DAs on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, “Why do you love being a dental assistant?” and received so many enthusiastic responses! Here’s what you had to say:

“I love what I do, giving people confidence again is a wonderful thing. Also calming their fears because I work for the best Dr.’s!” – Candy M.

“I love helping my patients have a good experience at the Dentist.. if they leave happy. I feel like I did my job well.” – Jane P.

“I was an assistant for 43 years it was always nice to help people get over their fears with dentistry along with giving them back beautiful healthy smiles!” – Donna W.

“I am able to help many with their oral healthcare with a passionate and dedicated style. It brings me deep joy to see patients excited about coming to the dentist.” – @dentalassistantsrock on Instagram

“I love helping our patients smile and overcome their fears.” – Rachael S.

“Being a surgical dental assistant has been a rewarding journey for me! I love putting smiles on the patients face lets me know we are giving them their confidence, peace, and happiness back.” – Shanta A.

“I’ve been an assistant for over 30 years and I absolutely love what I do. Easing fear in my patients and giving them back their smile is worth everything! Also working with the best assistants and great Drs makes my job enjoyable.” – Sunday S.

There you have it! Thank you for everything you do for the dental industry, dental assistants! If you missed our post, tell us why you love being a dental assistant on our Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram page!

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