Modern Dental Assistant

A product that can replace a dental assistant? Sorry, but no such thing exists.
A product that can replace a dental assistant? Sorry, but no such thing exists.You can’t replace a dental assistant. It’s that simple. Modern Dental Assistant editorial director Kevin Henry doesn’t care if this is the greatest new product to come along in years, it will never replace dental assistants.
Survey says: How dental assistants really feel about their dentists
Survey says: How dental assistants really feel about their dentistsThe answers from dental assistants were anonymous and honest. They were also very telling about what some of the biggest problems dental practices are facing internally on a daily basis.
5 ways dental professionals can have a more positive outlook on life
5 ways dental professionals can have a more positive outlook on lifeLooking for a way to always look on the bright side of life? Our author has some answers.
Some of the worst infection control mistakes we've heard ... and why 2016 is the year to stop making them
Some of the worst infection control mistakes we've heard ... and why 2016 is the year to stop making themDental assistants not only need more education, but often need to pass that education on to other team members who simply don't get the right way to do things.
The top 30 pet peeves you told us about your coworkers
The top 30 pet peeves you told us about your coworkersYou're with your "work family" more than your "real family" during the week. When that happens, there are some habits that get under your skin. You told us exactly what those were in this article.
Introducing four classes designed for dental assistants at the 2016 Yankee Dental Congress
Introducing four classes designed for dental assistants at the 2016 Yankee Dental CongressIn an era when CE courses designed specifically for assistants are often overlooked, Modern Dental Assistant and Yankee Dental Congress have teamed up to ensure that doesn't happen at the Boston meeting.
What dental assistants told us they were thankful for
What dental assistants told us they were thankful forWe asked a simple question: What's the nicest thing a dentist has ever done for a dental assistant? Here's what they told us.
Who dental assistants really are
Who dental assistants really areDear Doctor, We are dental assistants, and we thought you’d want to know who we are.
What is the first impression your new dental patient has of you?
What is the first impression your new dental patient has of you?What is your patient thinking when he or she first meets you? I hate to say it, but you need to think about this. What do you see when you look in that proverbial mirror? Here are three categories to keep in mind when making a first impression.
From Our Board: Treatment centers loaded with features
From Our Board: Treatment centers loaded with featuresOne DPR Editorial Advisory Board member shares some highlights from the recent CEREC 30, including the launch of new Sirona treatment centers