Posted on January 28 2015

How to meet the challenges of dental assisting, including the unexpected ones

Although it’s a high-growth industry, expected to increase by 36 per cent in the 10-year period between 2008 and 2018, dental assisting has its own set of demands and challenges, and those wanting to train in the field need to be aware of these challenges. For one, when working in a busy dental office, it’s easy for office staff to pile one patient after another onto overworked dental assistants. Likewise, the dentist may be unaware of the strain being put on the assistant to both be a “meeter and greeter,” and the right-hand aide to the dentist or hygienist, all while expected to be ebullient and resilient through everything. ” To view more on this article or other articles please click here.  How to meet the challenges of dental assisting, including the unexpected ones