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Should Dental Administrative Assistants Worry About Infection Control?

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At this time, more so than ever because of the COVID-19 outbreak, the spreading of diseases is on everyone’s mind. In the dental office, infection control may have been thought to be limited to the clinical setting. Nothing is further from the truth!    Here are a few tips to keep you and your patients safe from the spread of diseases. Begin With a Clean and Organized Reception Area Limit the number of magazines in this area. How many times have you seen a person “lick” their finger when turning pages? If you are running an efficient schedule, your patients..


What Is it Like Working as a Dental Administrative Assistant?

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Dental administrative assistants are the clerical backbone of any dental office, providing vital administrative support to both co-workers and patients.    If you’re interested in starting a new career, read on to find out if working as a dental assistant is the perfect job for you! Duties and Responsibilities of a Dental Administrative Assistant Dental administrative assistants work on the front desk of many dental practices and are usually the first point of contact over the phone or on arrival.    Common duties include booking in new patients, greeting visitors, sorting out appointments, and undertaking other non-clinical tasks of an..


Why Northwest Is an Excellent Place to Study to Become a Dental Administrative Assistant

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Northwest’s Dental Administrative Assisting Program is an excellent opportunity to qualify into one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand healthcare industry positions.    According to the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job market for employment in the dental field is expected to grow seven percent from 2019 to 2029, much faster than the average for all occupations.   Not only does the rising need for qualified dental administrative assistants give the role great job security, but it also increases the comparative average earnings, with a dental administrative assistant graduate taking home around $38,930 a year...


Why Now Is the Best Time to Qualify as a Dental Administrative Assistant

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Dental administrative assistants provide vital clerical and administrative support to their colleagues and are a hugely important part of any dental office. If you’re considering qualifying for one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand healthcare industry positions by joining our Dental Administrative Assistant School, here are some reasons why now is the time to do it. The Job Market for Dental Administrative Assistants Is Growing According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for dental administrative assistants is expected to grow by as much as seven percent over the next decade. That means an estimated 23,400 will be..


What Questions Will You Be Asked in Your Dental Administrative Assisting Interview?

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Heading into your first dental administrative assisting interview is going to be a nerve-wracking experience, especially if you’ve only recently graduated. However, having some idea of what you’re going to be asked gives you the opportunity to prepare and be less nervous.   Today we’ll be going over some of the most common interview questions for dental administrative assisting positions. Are You Approachable?  A dental administrative assistant is both a patient-facing role and one of the key lynchpins that communicate with all other members of their dental office. This makes it very important that you can get on with a..