I recently presented live to registered dental assistants, dentists and office staff at the California Dental Association annual convention in Anaheim, California. One of the key points that I stressed was the importance of employing skilled and experienced registered dental assistants within the dental practice to optimize production and potential. I would like to keep that theme alive with the following informative videos and articles that detail successful treatment setup, essential products, and valuable methods to earn patient trust and acceptance.
Assistant’s Corner: Providing Care and Earning Patients’ Trust
One of the challenges of dentistry is to provide quality care for patients while creating an atmosphere of comfort. As a dental assistant for over 14 years, it has become clear to me that individual staff members — as well as their ability to work together as a team — can make or break a practice.
Chairside Live Episode 188: Before the Drill Hits the Tooth
In this episode of Chairside Live, I demonstrate how to prepare and set up for large cosmetic cases.
Assistant’s Corner: The Essentials
After over 14 years as a dental assistant, I’m well aware that dentistry without organization is a recipe for disaster. The list that follows counts down 11 of my favorite essentials that I keep close by at all times — my secret to staying organized and stress-free.