HOW TO MAKE A SMOOTH TRANSITION TO A NEW DENTAL OFFICE

This blog post is brought to you by Dental Assistant Life. Dental Assistant Life is the blog of the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) and its affiliate the DALE Foundation. DANB is the national certification board for dental assistants. The DALE Foundation offers study...

4 Things You Should Do To Improve Your Dental Career

Every position in a dental practice is crucial to the success and overall happiness of your patients and teammates. We are in the career of smiles and we want to make sure you are happy with your career.  We have put together a list of the 4 things you need to do in your dental career to be a...

Understanding your Dental Employee Benefits

Most dental professionals are looking for a dental job that includes benefits in some capacity.  Whether that includes Paid-Time-Off (PTO), Health Insurance or a Retirement plan, receiving any or all of these is wonderful and add great value to your position. In this post we breakdown the costs...

How to Ask for a Raise?

If you have been with your current dental practice for a while, you might be seeing job posts offering a higher rate of pay than what you are currently making.  And that is because the rate of pay for all dental professionals has been rising as the demand for qualified candidates has increased....

How Do I Negotiate Pay When Offered a Job?

Getting offered a job is one of the most exciting things that can happen during our adult lives.   But that excitement could quickly dissipate if the pay offered isn’t what you were expecting.   No, you don’t have to turn down the job or settle for lower pay if you approach the situation the...

What Should I Pay My Dental Staff?

With the unemployment rate low, employees we have seen an increase in pay rates across all positions in the dental field.     We did some research from our site to give you a breakdown of what each Dental Position is currently making in the various regions of California.   Registered Dental...

The Interview Question you need to ask Dental Assistants

Looking to improve your dental office team?   Finding qualified dental staff is challenging in 2019... So we are here to offer some helpful advice.   Adding one interview question to your screening process can help you weed out mediocre assistants and lead you to uncover a fantastic...

How to hire dental temps in California

The employment laws in California are ever changing and while the demand for dental temps in increasing, it has become more difficult for Dental Offices to employ dental temps. Have no fear!  We are here to help!  This post takes a quick look at how to work around the system. We want to start...

How to become a Registered Dental Assistant in 6 Steps

This weeks blog post is brought to you by Adele Baca, the owner of California Dental Certifications. Here she gives you a straight forward and easy to follow breakdown of how to get your RDA license. From Dental Assisting to Dental Laboratory, to Dental CAD/CAM Technician, we have a course for...