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A-Z School of Dental Assisting

What to Expect in a Dental Office During the Holiday Season

October 21, 2021

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cartoon teeth with floss

The temperature is dropping, the leaves are changing colors, and November is just a few weeks away. Do you know what that means? The holiday season is right around the corner! During this special time of the year, you may be gearing up to celebrate with family and friends. If you’re a dental assistant, you’re probably preparing for the festivities at work as well. That said, here are five common dental office experiences you can look forward to in the coming months.

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How Much Can a Dental Assistant Make?

October 6, 2021

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dental assistant holding clipboard

At your bi-annual checkups and cleanings, have you noticed your dentist works in tandem with a partner? That person is a dental assistant, and they play an extremely important role in a dentist’s office. From handing the dentist tools to taking X-rays to making sure patients are calm during procedures, assistants do a lot to keep the office running. If those responsibilities excite you, you may be interested in making it your career. But do you have questions about how much you’ll make? We’ve got you covered. Here’s the average dental assistant salary in Gilbert, Arizona.

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3 Common Dreams of Dental Assisting Students & What They Mean

September 29, 2021

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a cartoon of a tooth sitting in a dental chair dreaming

Spending so much time at dental assisting school or in the dental office can impact what you dream and think about on a daily basis. Unfortunately, some of these dreams can be stressful and anxiety-inducing, which is why it’s a good idea to unpack what they could mean in your daily life. Read on to learn the top three dreams that dental assisting students have and why they have them.

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5 Interview Questions Dental Assistants Should Ask

September 24, 2021

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person interviewing for a dental assisting job

More people are beginning to claim their power as employees providing essential skills during interviews by asking their future employer what they have to offer, which is how an interview should be!  As a dental assistant, you’ll be playing a crucial role to the daily function and organization of the practice. Not to mention, dental assistants are hard to come by for many practices nowadays due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All of this said, you deserve to know how your employer will treat you and find a practice that’s truly going to value everything that you have to offer. Read on to learn about five important questions you should ask during your interview.

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3 Important Things to Know Before Becoming a Dental Assistant

August 19, 2021

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a dental assistant showing their patient an X-ray

Are you tired of your boring desk job, or are you looking to make a career change because you’d like to do something that helps people? Becoming a dental assistant is a career path that many people overlook, either because they aren’t sure how to become one or they’re not entirely sure what they do. Before you enroll in dental assisting school, it’s a good idea to know what you’ll be getting yourself into. Read on for three important factors about your future job that you should know about.

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