You don't want just any job. You want a career, a profession that means the world to you. Julie Lynch, lead instructor for Stautzenberger College's dental assisting program, relates to that feeling. After becoming a dental assistant, she couldn't fathom doing anything else for a living. “I can’t imagine a time in my adult life where dentistry wasn’t an integral part of my life,” Julie admits.READ MORE
What's even better than achieving your career goal? Sharing what you love about your career with others. As our dental assisting program chair, Kathy Becker CDA, CODA, EFDA has the opportunity to show her students why dental assisting is such a rewarding profession.READ MORE
What Does a Dental Assistant Do, Exactly?
You don't enjoy the thought of going to the dentist. You don't like the sound of the machines, you find scheduling an appointment to be inconvenient, and you're afraid the dentist might find a cavity. I'm here to help you overcome those fears. As a dental assistant, my job is to make you comfortable and ensure your visit goes smoothly.READ MORE
When you think of a career in a dental practice, what do you picture? The dentist? The scheduling coordinator? Although all members of a dental practice's team are vital, dental assistants are frequently overlooked. However, their efforts lead to far-reaching effects for the dental practice as a whole.READ MORE
Maybe you've heard that dental assisting is a great occupation that does not require a bachelor's degree. Perhaps you have been told that your gentle, caring demeanor would be perfect for the job. What you may not know is that dental assisting is among the most quickly-expanding career fields in the country.READ MORE