Dental assistants fill many essential roles in oral healthcare, many working primarily in the dental office. The essential nature of a dental assistant’s work has been even more evident during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the entire dental team working together to...
Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 19 percent from 2016 to 2026, much faster than the average for all occupations.
Dental assistants love what they do. They often go above and beyond for their dentists, co-workers and patients.
Many dental assistants who love working in the profession agree that dental assisting is their “dream job.” They believe they’ve found the ideal career match that perfectly fits their interests and skills.
With the growing prevalence of oral HPV, Dr. Randi Tillman stresses that is critical for dental professionals to understand what they should look for in their patients, and how they can play a role in advocating for oral cancer prevention.
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