1. Requirements When Becoming a Dental Assistant

    Many people may think that becoming a dental assistant requires years of education and training. This is simply not the case. There are many different levels of certification, licensure, and education that can go into becoming a dental assistant, however, and there may be one track that works best for some individuals and another that is better for others. The first option for going into dental as…Read More

  2. 4 More Traits That Make a Good Dental Assistant

    In a previous blog post, we talked a little bit about what skills translate into the dental assisting field. You don’t need to know everything about dentistry and teeth to begin this rewarding career. That’s what training is for. However, having an interest in oral health can definitely help. The main thing is that you want to help others. Along with being compassionate, a team player, and eff…Read More

  3. What’s It Really Like To Work As A Dental Assistant?

    Before you can really decide if a career in dental assisting is right for you, it's important to get some insider information about what it’s really like to spend your days working in a dental office. First of all, it's important to note that Lost Pines Dental Assistant School isn’t just a bunch of classrooms and lecture halls. We are a fully functional dental office, so when you study here, y…Read More

  4. What Does a Dental Assistant Do?

    With the health care industry in the United States growing rapidly, choosing a career in dental assisting is an excellent option if you are looking to jump into an expanding field that involves caring for others. But with that in mind, what does a dental assistant do at the office? Here are several of the main responsibilities that are involved when you are employed as a dental assistant. As a den…Read More

  5. Who Is A Good Candidate For A Dental Assisting Career?

    At Lost Pines Dental Assistant School, we truly believe that we’re offering a way for just about anyone to take the first step toward a career that they can truly be proud of. Too many people these days are facing a crowded job market in which they’ll be battling against people with college degrees and years of experience. Many young adults are becoming high discouraged. They think their only …Read More

  6. Why Dental Assisting Is A Smart Career Choice

    You've graduated high school. Congratulations? Now what are you going to do? Lots of your friends might be thinking about attending a university or community college. Those are great choices. But maybe you don’t have the desire to go right back to school after completing high school. Maybe you don’t have the funding to go to college right now. Or maybe, just maybe, you’re ready to move into …Read More

  7. Benefits Of Becoming A Dental Assistant

    Whether you’ve just graduated from high school and you are looking for a good direction for your future, or you have experienced several different career changes and still haven’t found the right one for you, dental assistant school may be the perfect place to enhance your professional skills and give you a career you truly enjoy. At Lost Pines Dental Assisting School, we love our students as …Read More

  8. Our Next Dental Assistant Course

    Our next Smithville dental assistant course begins Saturday, January 9th, 2016, so get your registration forms in today! Whether you are tired of your job, ready to start a new career path, or you have wanted to be a dental assistant for a while, our dental assistant school provides you with the perfect option to begin again. Our certification program is designed in order to be convenient for you …Read More

  9. What Makes A Good Dental Assistant

    Are you thinking about a career in dental assisting, but aren’t sure if you have the qualities to be successful? Here is our outline of what it takes to be a great dental assistant. Great communication skills Between the patients, the dentist, and your other coworkers, you have many people to communicate with as a dental assistant. It is essential that you are able to listen well and discuss any…Read More