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