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Dental Assisting Job Interview Tips

Dental Assisting Career

Your First Dental Assisting Interview The Dental Assistant interview process can be demanding. With the economy still in an unsettled state, confidence and preparation are more important than ever for interviewees. After completing your Dental Assistant training from First Institute, use these quick tips for your first interviews with a dentist’s office.   1. Be […]

Dental Assisting Job Requirements

Dental Assisting Career

What Do Dental Assistants Do? Here are answers for your top questions 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. Considering dental assisting job requirements may help guide you. Train to become a Dental Assistant through […]

Dental Assistant Career Tools

Dental Assisting Career

Most of us have visited the dentist a time or two for a checkup. Some enjoy the occasional cleaning, while others avoid the dentist like the plague. Chances are, most of today’s dental employees didn’t mind their own appointments growing up – otherwise, why would they consider a career working every day in a dentist’s […]

Endodontic Dental Assistant

Become A Dental Assistant

The Dental Assistant program at First Institute in Libertyville and Crystal Lake is designed to prepare students for an entry-level position in a dental office setting. In general Dental Assistants can do anything from administrative to clinical duties. Some Dental Assistants specialize in a specific type of dental practice. If you get your degree as […]

Dental Assistant Traits

Become A Dental Assistant

Recognize these traits that can make Dental Assistants more successful in the workforce. Evaluate your own characteristics to see if you possess them to be a more effective Dental Assistant. Empathy As a Dental Assistant, you are constantly working with a variety of individuals with varying backgrounds. It is important that you are able to […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]