a female dental assistant wearing a face mask while at work

While a global pandemic was not on the radar for 2020, it has thrown every dental professional throughout the United States a curveball. Many dentists, hygienists, and assistants have either continued to work or faced the reality of being laid off or furloughed. If you’ve been working at a local practice, you were likely unprepared for the changes that occurred as a result of COVID-19; however, as you continue on your path to a new career, it’s time to discover how your dental assisting courses can help you acclimate to this “new normal” in dentistry.

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a female dental assistant wearing scrubs and standing with her arms crossed

Do you know how to properly prepare for a dental assistant interview? Knowing what to do and what not to do can be the difference in landing the job or missing out on a potentially ideal opportunity. Fortunately, while attending dental assisting school, your instructors can provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge to feel confident about the process and officially enter the workforce as a qualified, professional, and capable dental assistant. Read on to check out the dos and don’ts before walking into your first interview.

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