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Dental Assistant Volunteer Experience

Dental Assisting Program

Volunteer Experience – showing your dedication and passion for dental assisting Aside from the pride, we feel when learning new things, getting a good job is probably the number one reason we go to school. When you complete your Dental Assisting program and earn your diploma, you set yourself up for the successful career you […]

Dental Assistant Customer Service

Become A Dental Assistant

Dental Assistants are Key To Outstanding Customer Service The number of dental practices continues to increase, which means there is an increasing demand for assistants. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Dental Assistant positions will increase by an estimated 11% by 2028. Dental Assistants are extremely important to any dental practice. Why? […]

Dental Assistant Health

Become A Dental Assistant

There’s no way to avoid sickness all the time but these three tips are essential for your health   Whether you’re a Dental Assisting student or a full-fledged Dental Assistant, you probably spend a great deal of time around dental patients. And as you probably already know, these patients won’t always practice the sanitary precautions […]

Dental Assistant Salary

Dental Assisting Career

Becoming a Dental Assistant is a process that takes patience and determination. However, finishing a Dental Assisting program at First Institute also has many rewarding factors. One of these benefits is, of course, finding a job and making a good salary. Career Services at First Institute works with students on the job search to find […]

Your Dental Assisting Career

Dental Assisting Career

There are many advantages to choosing a Dental Assisting career. In an industry with a central focus on providing care for people, the constant need to maintain good oral health translates to a constant demand for good Dental Assistants.   A Dental Assisting career provides: Job stability Climate-controlled setting High-tech equipment Flexible schedule – a […]

Dental Assistant Program Questions

Dental Assisting Program

The Four Most Vital Questions to Ask When Choosing a Dental Assistant Program It’s smart to seek information and ask questions before making a big life decision, such as choosing a school. We want you to be as informed as possible, which is why we’ve compiled a few questions about First Institute’s Dental Assisting program […]

Dental Assistant Training

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Are you considering a future career in the dental assisting field? If so, but you still aren’t sure, take some time to ask yourself the following questions. They may help guide you train to become a dental assistant through First Institute. What tasks will I regularly perform? This is an important question to ask yourself, […]

10 Dental Instruments You Need To Know

Dental Assisting Program

Becoming Familiar with Instruments Included in Dental Assisting Program It is essential that Dental Assistants develop an understanding of dental tools. Although only Dentists and Dental Hygienists actually use tools directly on patients, it is essential that students learn about instruments in the Dental Assisting program. Assistants are responsible for preparing instruments prior to an […]

Dental Assistant Informational Interviews

Dental Assisting Interview

Getting the Most from an Informational Interview Just because they are still in school doesn’t mean that students in a Dental Assistant program shouldn’t be interviewing. It’s a good idea to try to arrange some Dental Assistant informational interviews. The big difference between a standard interview and an informational interview is who is asking the […]

Dental Assistant Externships Provide Experience, Connections

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Practical Experience of Externship is an Essential Part of the Dental Assistant Program The best thing you can do to prepare for a future career is work hard in school. Participating in class, studying for tests and completing group projects can do a world of good in teaching you about dental assisting. But sometimes, dentists […]