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3 Career Goals to Make for 2020 as an Aspiring Dental Assistant

December 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:33 pm
a female dental assistant helping a dentist examine a patient’s smile

The new year is quickly approaching, which means, as an aspiring dental assistant, you probably have a few goals in mind. While working on your dental assisting training, it is important to think about what you want out of your career. From additional certifications to teaching opportunities, there are plenty of areas you can set your sights on. As you get ready to welcome 2020, why not check out these 3 goals that might be worth setting in the coming year.


3 Different Dental-Related Dreams and What They Mean

December 3, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:31 pm
a woman asleep

It’s safe to say that while in dental assisting training, you are so immersed in what you’re doing that you may just find yourself dreaming about it. When you spend so much time in a dentist’s office, day-in and day-out, you’re bound to carry many of your thoughts home with you…and maybe even into bed. If you’ve ever wondered what some of your dental-related dreams mean, allow us to explain.


4 Tips to Finding Your First Job as a Dental Assistant After Graduating

November 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:10 pm
a dentist, dental assistant, and female patient

When enrolling in a hands-on dental assistant school, the goal is to graduate and find your first real-world job as a dental assistant, right? With so many questions and determining which aspects are more important to you (i.e. money, benefits, flexibility, etc.), it’s likely you’re unsure what you should do to find a dental office that is right for you. To help you narrow your search and have a clearer view of what it is you want, here are 4 tips for finding your first job as a dental assistant.


Discover How Life Could Change by Becoming a Dental Assistant

November 4, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:07 pm
a dentist and dental assistant working on a female patient’s mouth

It’s not uncommon for people who have spent decades working in a profession to decide they no longer find joy in what they do on a day-to-day basis. Looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of others, they seek other opportunities, one of which might be in the healthcare field. If this sounds like you, and you want a more rewarding career, it’s time to consider a hands-on dental assisting program that can set you up on a path to becoming a dental assistant. Read on to find out how your life can change by making this type of career move.


Why It’s Important to Have a Good Attitude as a Dental Assistant

October 20, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 9:08 pm
a female dental assistant

When walking into a dentist’s office, the last thing you want to experience as a patient is someone with a bad attitude. Not only can it make you feel as if you’re the reason that person is upset, but it can ruin your experience and cause you never to return. As a dental assistant, a poor attitude can be detrimental to the success and satisfaction you find in your job, which is why a hands-on dental assisting program can help you better understand why attitude is everything when choosing to pursue this type of field.


Find Out Which Job Factors Matter Most to Dental Assistants

October 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 9:06 pm
a male dental assistant

When choosing a career, there are various factors that must be considered in order to remain satisfied. From the ability to advance within the company to benefits to money, everyone has something that keeps them motivated and willing to accept a position in the first place. As an aspiring dental assistant, every dental assisting course can help you determine what you want out of your future career. As you move along in your journey, find out which job factors matter most to dental assistants.


5 Types of Dental Assisting Students: Which One Are You?

September 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:25 pm

a dentist and dental assisting working on a patientAs a student in dental assisting in Lebanon, it’s likely you’re still trying to discover your way around the material and how best you learn. For some, this is easy, but for others, it takes time. As you navigate your way through the program, you might find that you fall into one of the following 5 categories. Find out which type of dental assisting student you are!


Discover the Many Reasons Dental Assisting is a Good Career Choice

September 5, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:23 pm

a female dental assistantAs a child, did you frequently change what you wanted to be when you grew up? It’s likely you envisioned being everything from a teacher to an astronaut. As children, these dreams inspire you to learn about different aspects of the world, all culminating into one big decision you’ll make as an adult – your career choice. Whether you’ve spent years working in what you thought was your dream job or you’re just starting out, discover why enrolling in a dental assisting program in Westerville is the first step towards an exciting future career.


4 Benefits of Earning a DANB Certification After Completing Dental Assistant School

August 17, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 8:56 pm

a young woman working in a dentist officeIf you’re getting close to finishing dental assistant school, you’re probably looking ahead to earning your Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Certification, right? If you want to have a successful career in the field of dentistry, this extra step and credential can put you on a lucrative path in a variety of ways. To find just how important earning your DANB is, here are 4 benefits you should consider when preparing for the exam.


Big or Small? Discover Which Type of Dentist Office Suits You Best While in Dental Assistant School

August 3, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 8:53 pm

Dental professionals working together in an officeWhile you’re still in dental assistant school, it would be in your best interest to determine which type of office you prefer. While many enjoy the hustle and bustle of large, busy offices, others lean more towards the smaller and more personalized settings. No matter which one you choose, you’ll be on stepping into a world that offers great success. Both types of dental offices can give you the experience you need, so there’s no wrong answer. But before you start applying for your first job, you might want to consider the different aspects of each office, so you know what to expect.


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