We create Dynamic Dental Assistants!


p 21st century workplace skills for dental assistants

When we look at something like a “job,” we tend to just show up and get paid, do a job and consider ourselves, dare I say, “just a dental assistant.” Compare this to the professional dental assistant attitude — the knowledge that this is a vocation that requires an education and continual learning, that we educate others, create smiles, and…

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p A New Paradigm…

A new paradigm of career navigation and workforce preparation is required. All job sectors experiencing growth require at least some level of postsecondary education, yet of 100 students in the 9th grade today, fewer than 25 will graduate on schedule with a post-secondary degree, diploma or certificate Today 200 million people are unemployed according to the International Labor Organization. Among…

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p Tuition Fees

Tuition is $2975.00 for the BACK OFFICE CLINICAL ASSISTING program. This is a hands on BACK OFFICE CLINICAL instruction for a Dental Assisting Certification AND our new addition to the program of FRONT OFFICE ADMINISTRATION is $895.00 (online course) with DENTRIX SOFTWARE INSTRUCTION! All books, materials, and a set of dental scrubs for the 10 week dental assisting program is…

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p Valuing Our Patients

The core of our practice… Ask any dentist what they value most in their practice and the answer will all be a resounding, “my patients”. Patients are the life blood of the dental office. If we don’t have patients we don’t have a schedule, if we don’t have a schedule we don’t have hours to work, which leads to the…

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p Happiness equals productivity

Dentistry is a very diverse field to work in.. Positions vary  from a chair side assistant to an outside dental sales rep. working side by side in private dental practice or as an independent sales rep one must be flexible and demonstrate the ability to work effectively with many different personalities. this can prove to be a challenge at times…

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p The importance of being reliable…The greatest ability is dependability

One’s position as a dental assistant entails various clinical and communication skills but also, just as important, is to be reliable, trustworthy and consistent.  Dentists rely on their assistants to be punctual, therefore accommodating the patients time scheduled for treatment. It is imperative that the assistant is in the dental office 15-20 minutes prior to the first scheduled patient. The…

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p Skills dentists are looking for when hiring a dental assistant

Results from a recent survey I conducted indicate that dentists in Orange County, California are looking for specific skills when hiring a dental assistant. The most sought after skills were chair side capabilities. Specifically, the ability to fabricate temporary crowns, implant placement procedures and producing quality digital diagnostic radiographs. Laboratory procedures such as taking accurate alginate impressions, pouring and trimming…

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p Teaching is a joy for me

Dental Assisting has proved to be a very rewarding career. It has afforded me to be in a comfortable position for many years. I am the youngest of four sisters that were all in nursing, as was my Mom. You can imagine, I was urged to forge on into medicine, but I knew I didn’t have the stomach for it!…

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