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23

Jan'20

2020 Best Jobs: Dental Assistants

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 11.2 percent employment growth for dental assistants between 2018 and 2028. In that period, an estimated 38,700 jobs should open up. Dental assistants prepare patients for treatments and teeth cleanings, plus sterilize instruments. You may think every scrub-wearing worker in the dentist’s office is either a dentist or dental hygienist. Some of them are, but some of the other professionals performing integral tasks in running the office and facilitating …

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10

Jan'20

Congratulations Marisela!

Marisela was offered a Dental Assistant position at Aspen Dental!! Go Marisela, we are so proud of you!!! Congratulations Marisela and welcome to the world of dentistry!

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06

Dec'19

Congratulations Madison!

Madison was offered 6 different Dental Assistant positions all ranging starting out from $16-$22 dollars!! Go Madison, we are so proud of you!!! Congratulations Madison and welcome to the world of dentistry!

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06

Dec'19

Congratulations McKeon!

McKeon was immediately offered a Dental Assistant position with Oakridge Dental Dental Care at $16.00 an hour!!! It just shows the hard work that he put in paid off. We are so proud of you McKeon! Congratulations McKeon and welcome to the world of dentistry!

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01

Nov'19

Congratulations Monica & Chelsea!

Meet your newest Expanded Functions Dental Assistants! Both Monica and Chelsea attended the 12 Week Dental Assistant Training Program that started in May 2019. By July and August, both of these ladies had landed internship positions as dental assistants. Monica finished her internship and was recently hired at her office in Apollo Beach! That is amazing. Chelsea finished her internship and was also hired at her office in Plant City! Both of these ladies make …

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21

Oct'19

Congratulations August Class!

Today our Monday Class which started in August graduated their 12 Week Program! Now they are seeking out an internship to obtain their EFDA and Xray Certification within the next few months!

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15

Oct'19

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe?

Activated charcoal is everywhere these days, even in toothpaste. If you listen to bloggers and other influencers on the internet, they’ll tell you that activated charcoal is said to be a good natural alternative to peroxide for whitening the teeth. The black powder is thought to absorb and remove stains caused by foods like red wine, coffee and tea. But does it work? Read more by clicking the link below…. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/negative-effects-of-charcoal-toothpaste_n_5b460487e4b07aea754647e4

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08

Oct'19

Sanford Dental Excellence’s Scholarship

Thank you for your interest in our scholarship! The Sanford Dental Excellence Scholarship is open to all students enrolled in an accredited college, university, graduate program, or community college. Sanford Dental Excellence will award a $1500 scholarship to a student who can write the best opinion/response blog to one of our listed blogs. We will judge submissions based on formatting, grammar, creativity, and business acumen. To apply to this scholarship a student must write a …

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08

Oct'19

Congratulations Emily!

Check Emily out! She attended our 12 Week Class in November 2018, and stopped by the other day to let us know that not only did she complete her internship… she was also offered a job! Emily is very happy working at her new full-time job as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant.

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11

Sep'19

8 Skills That Make A Good Dental Assistant

Interested in working as a dental assistant? Want to know what skills make a good dental assistant? This article focuses on the 8 skills that make a good dental assistant. What does a Dental Assistant Do Day-To-Day? According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, dental assistants perform many tasks, ranging from patient care and taking x rays to recordkeeping and scheduling appointments. Dental assistant duties may include prepping the patient for a particular operation; this …

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10

Aug'18

Dental Assistant Interview Dos and Don’ts

As the saying goes, you get one chance to make a first impression. When it comes to landing a job interview for Dental Assisting, if you get the call, you’ve already made a good first impression on paper. Next up is to make a great impression in person. Here are key dos and don’ts for your dental assistant job interview. DO show up prepared. ·         Research the practice before you interview. Read the company’s website, social …

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