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Are You Almost Finished With Dental Assistant Training? Here Are 4 Ways You Can Beat The Stress Before Your Big Test

May 25, 2019

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person stressing over studyingEach day you get closer to completing your dental assistant training, you get more stressed about taking your big exam. You’ve never been a good test-taker, but you want to ace this exam and be able to help patients achieve great smiles they’re proud of. It doesn’t help that this feels like the biggest exam of your life. Even though you’ve been paying attention in all of your classes, you’re still worried about passing the DANB’s Certified Dental Assistant exam. Here are 4 tips and tricks to beat the stress and reduce your anxiety. (more…)

Are You Having These Reoccurring Dreams? Dental Assistant School May Be The Answer To Deciphering Them!

May 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 2:26 pm

career change signAfter sitting in an office for eight hours every day and feeling like you’re not contributing as much as you’d like to your community, your favorite part of the day is laying your head on your pillow for the night. As soon as you do, you dream of having a fulfilling job helping others boost their confidence and achieve their goals. Turn your dreams into a reality by attending dental assistant school! No two days will be the same, and the program only takes 10 Saturdays to complete! Read on to decipher your dental assistant dreams and take one step closer to feeling fulfilled. (more…)

5 Frequently Asked Questions About Attending Dental Assistant School

April 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 6:12 pm

a dental assistant If you’re trying to decide if dental assistant school is right for you, it’s no surprise that you probably have a lot of questions about career outlook, tuition, class format, and more. Choosing your career is a big move, and you need to be fully informed before taking the jump. So, let us help to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about dental assistant school.

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5 Things You Learn Are Must Do’s While in Dental Assistant Training

April 7, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 4:29 pm

a dental assistant with the dentist and patient in the backgroundIt doesn’t matter what job you have, there are always steps you must take that are always the same, no matter how unique the client, patient, case, or project. During your dental assistant training, you’ll learn this is, in fact, the same, and there’s no getting out of it if you want to remain successful. To get a better idea, here are 5 things you must do when dealing with each patient. (more…)

Need a Mentor? How to Pick the Right One While in Dental Assistant School

March 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:44 pm

a dentist and dental assistant helping a young female patientHaving a mentor who can shed some light on an industry is one way you can learn the ins and outs about your chosen career path. While the courses you take will give you the textbook knowledge you need, you shouldn’t pass up the opportunity to find someone who has or is currently working in the field. While in dental assistant school, you’ll receive hands-on experience to prepare you for the real world, so why not find a mentor who can help guide you along the way? Here are a few ways you can go about picking the right mentor to assist you on your path to becoming a dental assistant.

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Discover How Dental Assistant Training Can Lead to a Career You Love

March 8, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 7:15 pm

a dentist and dental assistant helping a young female patientAre you looking for a career that will not only offer perks but provide you with a sense of purpose? The field of dentistry is vast, and even if you don’t desire to be a dentist or orthodontist, you can have a lucrative career by choosing to pursue dental assistant training. Find out why dental assisting was voted a top job and get ready to put yourself on a path to a career you’re going to love.

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What Dental Assistant Training Says about Switching Dental Offices

February 19, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 12:43 am

dental team in officeIf you have recently received a job offer to work in a new dental practice and said yes, congratulations! Change is good — and if you feel great about this office, that’s a wonderful sign that it’s the right fit for you, too. Whether you finished dental assisting school recently or have been working for years, you may not remember everything you learned during your dental assistant training — including best practices for switching to a new practice. Below, find some top tips to help make the transition as smooth as possible!

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The 1 Word Dental Assistant School Will Teach You NOT to Say

February 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — drtesterman @ 6:09 pm

man and woman in front of gray backgroundThere is a lot to take in while you are at dental assistant school, from the ins and outs of dental hygiene to snippets of successful business administration and pretty much everything in between. At the end of it, you (and pretty much everyone you talk to about your day-to-day experience) will have learned one thing: never say JUST a dental assistant. Keep reading to learn about why it’s time to eliminate this particular four-letter word from your vocabulary.

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Options for a Dental Career in Lebanon

November 11, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — drtesterman @ 6:25 pm

ceramic crown in dental laboratoryWhen most people think of working in dentistry, their thoughts naturally turn to jobs in a dentist’s office: a dental assistant, the hygienist, and the business administrator. However, there are other opportunities beyond a dental practice. For example, many people that want a dental career in Lebanon opt to work in a lab where prosthetics are crafted to restore patients’ smiles. Read on to learn more about becoming a dental lab technician and other careers in dentistry.

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