Dental Assistant Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Dental Assistant in Deer Park:
"Lack of health benefits."
Need to enjoy dealing with the public. Have sympathy & compassion for patients and their anxiety of dental treatment. Must be a team player. Good communication skills. Having the ability to multi-task. Willingness to learn. Work well under pressure. Work long hours in a day.

Dental Assistant in Stockbridge:
"Very Complex."
It will take at least one year to become a good dental assistant.

Dental Assistant in Kansas City:
Work with as many dentist as possible ~learn the different fields.

Dental Assistant in Hollywood:
"That I had to clean the office."
Make sure you get a job description in writing before you start.

Dental Assistant in Novi:
"That you didn't really need the licences."
Use it as a stepping stone. Not a career. Stay in school.

Dental Assistant in faifield:
Give it time. You will get it after working in the field for a bit.

Dental Assistant in Portland:
"Awesome Job."
Anticipate the Dentist's needs before he/she has to ask for it.