Dental Assistant requirements for Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, and Nevada

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With over fifty designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

Dental Assistant requirements for Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan & Minnesota

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With over fifty designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike; nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

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Dental assistant requirements: D.C., Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, and Idaho

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With more than 50 designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

10 Ways to Celebrate Dental Assistants Recognition Week

Off the Cusp

Off the Cusp - Patterson Dental blog. Dental Assistants Recognition Week (#DARW21) is March 7-13, 2021. Dental assistants do more than simply assist the dentist during various treatment procedures. Share. Tweet. Share.

Dental assistant requirements: California, Colorado, Connecticut, and Delaware

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With more than 50 designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

How rules are changing for dental assistants in the U.S.

Dr. Bicuspid

have enacted legislative and regulatory changes related to dental assisting requirements, according to the Dental Assisting National Board's "State of the States" report. FDA seeks comment on dental resins, facet screw performance.

Have credential, will travel? Not as easy for a dental assistant

Dentistry Gone Digital

One of the greatest challenges for current dental assistants is the portability of their profession across state lines. With more than 50 designations of dental assistants nationwide, no two designations are alike, nor are the requirements for becoming a dental assistant.

What we told this dental assistant about drama in the practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

So often, I get emails from dental assistants with questions about their career paths. I’ve spoken to dental assistants around the world for the last 15 years, and so many stories have been told to me by these amazing team members through the years.

Overjet's Dental Assist Receives FDA Clearance to Bring AI to the Dental Practice

Dental News and Technology

The clearance by the FDA will enable Overjet to market and sell the AI product directly to dental practices. Overjet's Dental Artificial Intelligence measures bone levels in millimeters.

Day in the Life of a Dental Assistant

Princess Dental Staffing

Wondering what a dental assistant does on a daily basis? . We’ve broken down a day in the life of a dental assistant to help you understand what it takes to be a dental assistant. As a dental assistant, your day may start with a morning meeting. .

Podcast: A New Year's resolution for every dental assistant and dentist

Dr. Bicuspid

What's one of the biggest issues in dental practices today, according to Curtis Marshall of Dental Intelligence? It's the fact that many dentists and dental assistants aren't on the same page when it comes to patient communication and what's best for patients and the business.

2 Great Goals to Set for Your Dental Assistants

The Big Brush

You want your dental practice to thrive, and there are several ways you can make that more likely. One of those is to set goals for your dental assistants. Dental Practice Business Tips

Dental Assistant Resume Skills List

Princess Dental Staffing

Dental assistants are a vital part of a successful dentist’s office, as they complete many administrative and patient-focused tasks throughout each day. Are you interested in becoming a dental assistant? What Does a Dental Assistant Do?

What Responsibilities to Include on Dental Assistant Resume

Princess Dental Staffing

Dental assistants are a vital part of a successful dentist office, and being a dental assistant has many advantages. From work flexibility to helping patients receive a beautiful and healthy smile, a lot of people want to become a dental assistant.

Overjet's Dental Assist Receives FDA Clearance to Bring AI to the Dental Practice

Denticle

Over the last 5 or so years, I've had the good fortune to be able to evaluate more than a couple of dental AI systems for radiology. However, dental AI systems are evolving constantly and become better and better at what they do. Now comes the announcement that Overjet Dental Assist™ has received FDA clearance. The clearance by the FDA will enable Overjet to market and sell the AI product directly to dental practices.

Is prolonged N95 use affecting the health of your dental team?

Dr. Bicuspid

Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Dental care before heart surgery does not up complication risk. Antibody study shows higher COVID-19 risk for dental teams

Iowa State Dental Board Addresses COVID-19-Related Personnel Shortage

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The state of Iowa is dealing with a crippling shortage of dental hygienists and dental assistants. The board is seeking ways to ease entry into dental assisting jobs. As such, the Board of Dentistry is creating a working group to address the problem.

Top 10 DSOs: Pandemic Didn't Curb Corporate Growth

Dr. Bicuspid

The top 10 largest dental service organizations (DSOs) in the U.S. Unlike private dental practices, the corporations do not appear to have been shaken by the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Aspen Dental hits milestone of 900 offices.

Congratulations! You’re the New Office Manager! Now What?

Oral Health Group

Perhaps you were an excellent hygienist…a phenomenal dental assistant…a top-notch admin team member providing your clinicians with first rate … The post Congratulations! Congratulations! This is incredible news.

Training Dental Teams How to Schedule Patients

Delivering Wow

For example, if you're using a third-party tool such as Dental Intel, create a filtered list of all patients below the age of 60 who have been seen within the last year and have unscheduled perio scaling and root planing. Get help from your dental assistants.

Dental Practices Face Hiring Shortages

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

According to a poll conducted by the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute, 35.8% of dental practices are looking to hire dental assistants, 28.8% are searching for dental hygienists, 26.5%

Vaccine for caries? It's not science fiction, says NIDCR

Dr. Bicuspid

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR). Groups call for mandatory COVID-19 jabs for dental teams, students. How rules are changing for dental assistants in the U.S.

The right way to add the right kind of new patients

Dr. Bicuspid

Adding new patients to a dental practice can be an important part of your overall growth strategy. Part 2: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan. Part 1: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan. Podcast: A New Year's resolution for every dental assistant and dentist

3 ways top-performing practices are finding success

Dr. Bicuspid

For many dental practice owners and teams, the first thing that may come to mind is "good riddance." Part 2: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan. Part 1: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan.

Why having more healthy patients is a matter of metrics

Dr. Bicuspid

Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: Part 2: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan. Part 1: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan. Podcast: A New Year's resolution for every dental assistant and dentist.

Are dental teams at greater risk of getting COVID-19? It depends

Dr. Bicuspid

For the most part, dentists and dental assistants working in France during the height of the pandemic in April 2020 were not more likely to get COVID-19 than other members of the public, according to a study published on February 11 in PLOS One.

Part 1: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan

Dr. Bicuspid

The dental industry is entering 2021 wondering what the year will hold in terms of patients and production returning to the dental practice. Podcast: A New Year's resolution for every dental assistant and dentist.

ADA Survey Finds More Dental Team Members Are Needed to Treat Same Number of Patients

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The most recent survey of the American Dental Association (ADA) Health Policy Institute finds that 63% of dental practice owner respondents need more clinical team members to treat the same number of patients as they did prior to the pandemic.

What’s keeping you from being good rather than great?

Dentistry Gone Digital

I know a lot of really good dental assistants out there. There’s a divide in so many of these dental assistants between what makes them so good and what could make them great. One degree can make the difference between water boiling and just being really hot.

How Much Should I Pay My Dental Team?

Delivering Wow

Whether you’re struggling with your marketing, productivity goals, or whatever else comes with running a dental practice, I’m here to help. For example, a member of my mastermind group once came to me asking for advice about paying her dental team. They can assist with fillings.

How to have “courageous conversations” in the dental practice

Dentistry Gone Digital

Yes, conflict can happen in the dental practice. It starts with having the courage to begin them, says dental author, consultant, coach, and speaker Katherine Eitel-Belt. The post How to have “courageous conversations” in the dental practice appeared first on igniteDDS

New data shows how hiring crisis has grown in dental industry

Dentistry Gone Digital

Some new numbers from the American Dental Association’s Health Policy Institute (HPI) are shining a light on just how much the hiring crisis in dentistry has grown since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thanks to our friends at Patterson Dental for making this opportunity a reality.

Now Hiring | Join Our Team

Phoenix Endodontist

Dental Assistants and Front Office Staff. Have you thought about jump starting your career in a dental Specialty Office? Looking to learn new skills and keep up with the latest technology in the dental field? Tired of the same routine at your General Dentist office?

You NEED to be the Ideal Employer

Dental Peers

At a time of incredible labour shortages for so many dental positions, the ability to attract and keep top level talent is proving to be as challenging as it is critical. Dental assistants are jumping from one office to the next all for the promise of huge pay increases and “signing bonuses.”

Part 2: Your 2021 dental practice (real) growth plan

Dr. Bicuspid

The dental industry is entering 2021 wondering what the year will hold in terms of patients and production returning to the dental practice. Podcast: A New Year's resolution for every dental assistant and dentist.

Training for Dental Team Members That Ensures They Deliver WOW

Delivering Wow

Just like with any business, hiring is one of the most important parts of a dental practice. If we don’t put the right systems and strategies in place when looking for new members for our dental practice, we’ll end up with the wrong people on our team.

Latest Polling Data Show Dental Practices Are Getting Back to Normal

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

Data collected the week of May 17 by the American Dental Association Health Policy Institute showed that 86% of dental practices are at pre-pandemic patient volumes, with rural, small group, and endodontic practices experiencing the greatest gains.

COVID-19 crushed the income of female dentists

Dr. Bicuspid

Read more on DrBicuspid.com Related Reading: How rules are changing for dental assistants in the U.S. 1 in 16 dental hygienists still not working due to COVID. COVID-19 pushed 1 in 12 dental hygienists out of the workforce Comments: 9/3/2021 3:04:24 PM BrianE.

With Patient Volumes Back to Normal, the Problem is Now Staff Shortages

Dimensions of Dental Hygiene

The poll also showed that dental practices are struggling to fill gaps on their patient-care teams. Of participants, 90% found hiring dental hygienists to be extremely or highly challenging. Conducted during the week of August 16, the poll included more than 1,700 dental practices.

Differences in the workplace garden

Dentistry Gone Digital

Look around your dental team and think of them as plants or flowers surviving cohesively in a garden (workplace). Natalie Kaweckyj is a licensed dental assistant from Minneapolis, a two-time Immediate Past President and the first Master of the American Dental Assistants Association.

onDiem’s Digital ID Service Helps Practices and Employees Maintain Compliance With New State COVID-19 Mandates

Dental News and Technology

onDiem, a national dental staffing platform known for its automated staffing compliance innovations, has introduced a solution. Starting this month, onDiem is offering dental practices free access to its new COVID-19 records tracking service for a limited period of time.

The new dentist’s job and the learning curve

Dentistry Gone Digital

The skill sets that were learned in dental school will, of course, be very important to the new associate and are necessary for the task at hand. What aims and goals are the choices for the newly hired dental school graduate? He is also a financial writer for several dental journals.

ADA comments on OSHA rule requiring businesses with 100 or more employees to institute vaccine, testing policies

Dental News and Technology

Parker, assistant secretary of labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, ADA President Cesar R. for dental hygienists, in November 2020 and October 2020, respectively. of dental hygienists were fully vaccinated as of August 2021. “We