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Dental Assistant Study Tips

Dental Assistant Education

Needing some motivation to study? Use these study tips for the First Institute Dental Assistant degree program to make more efficient use of your study sessions. Each student has their own effective study methods and ways they learn best, but trying new approaches will help you establish practices that will maximize your study time. Take

Dental Assistants Career Outlook

Dental Assisting Career

U.S. News & World Report publishes an annual report listing the best jobs in the country. The report evaluates jobs on criteria including job growth, median salary, job prospects, employment rate, stress level and work-life balance. In its annual “100 Best Jobs” report for 2020, Dental Assistants ranked #66. Depending on the dental practice and the […]

Dental Assisting Students

Dental Assistant Education

Many dental assisting students take part in study groups when dealing with the hard knocks of school. Depending on the people you recruit to join you or the atmosphere in which you choose to study, groups can be very helpful to your grades and overall dental assistant career training experience. If carried out properly, study

Dental Health Is Contributing to A Surge in Dental Assisting Careers

Dental Assisting Career

How the Rising Importance of Dental Health Is Contributing to a Big Surge in Dental Assisting Careers There are a lot of outward gauges for health, but one of the top indicators is also one you may not think about as much: your teeth. There might not be as many hashtags or Instagram influencers for […]

Qualities of Dental Assistants

Become A Dental Assistant

If you’re Looking to Launch a Career in Dentistry Check out First Institute – They Offer a Dental Assisting Program in Libertyville and Crystal Lake, Illinois. It is becoming common knowledge that Dental Assisting has a stable career outlook, which is growing much faster than the job average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports Dental Assisting […]

Job Prospects for Dental Assistants

Dental Assisting Career

Dental Assistants perform a variety of clinical and administrative duties within a dental office. Dental Assistants may administer patient care, perform minor procedures and conduct examinations. They also work closely with Dentists and Dental Hygienists. Since a Dental Assistant is the go-to person for many tasks they must have excellent communication, organizational skills and dexterity! […]

Dental Assistant or Dental Hygienist – What’s The Difference?

Become A Dental Assistant

For the average person visiting the dental office, there doesn’t appear to be much difference between all those people wearing uniforms and face masks. Everyone wants you to open your mouth while they use instruments to inspect and maintain your teeth, right? So what is the difference between a dental assistant and a dental hygienist? […]

Dental Assistants Reduce Patient Fear

Become A Dental Assistant

We all know someone who breaks into a cold sweat at the thought of a visit to the dentist’s office. Perhaps they had a bad experience in their past, get jumpy around pointy metal instruments or are afraid of what the dentist might find. Whatever the case, the Dental Assistant has the best chance to […]

Dental Assisting Education

Dental Assistant Education

Complete Your Dental Assisting Education in Approximately a Year Located in Crystal Lake, First Institute’s dental assisting program in Illinois is designed to help students acquire the skills and education they need to succeed in a growing and rewarding field. You can complete your dental assisting education quickly – in approximately 50 weeks – and

Future Demand for Dental Assistants

Become A Dental Assistant

In Dental Assisting There’s a Bright Future in Bright Smiles Good Dental Assistants are essential in helping offices run smoothly. They perform administrative and clinical tasks for dental offices, clinics, and specialty practices such as orthodontists’, periodontists’ and oral surgeons’ offices. Students in the Dental Assisting program at First Institute receive hands-on training in office, […]