Dental Assisting Blog

July 9, 2021
It’s the Perfect Time to Become a Dental Assistant
You Should Become A Dental Assistant When potential students are inquiring about our program, one of the first things they ask is if we help with […]
May 20, 2021
Why Dental Assisting is Such a Rewarding Career
Dental Assisting is a Rewarding Career Dental assisting is a wonderful career choice with so many opportunities for growth. Oftentimes, we get students who are bored […]
January 28, 2021
Covid-19 and Changes to Our Program
We have received many questions about changes to our program since Covid-19 started. Thankfully, we are still able to hold in-person classes and have been teaching […]
December 31, 2020
How Do I Sign Up?
Many times, we get emails asking how to sign up. After someone has done their research on different dental assisting schools in the area and narrowed […]
October 15, 2020
What Certifications Do I Graduate With?
What Certifications Do I Graduate With? One of the questions we often get from our potential students is what certifications they will graduate with upon completion […]
September 28, 2020
Why Choose Our Dental Assisting School?
Why Choose Our Dental Assisting School? One of the first questions we get when students are inquiring about our school is, “Why should I choose your […]
July 30, 2020
Steps to Become A Dental Hygienist
Steps to Become A Dental Hygienist in Dublin, OH After finishing our program and becoming a dental assistant, you may decide you want to be a […]
March 13, 2020
Tips for Finding a Job Upon Graduation
CADA Tips for Finding a Job Upon Graduation Our ultimate goal as a career school is to find you a career – or a job after […]
February 22, 2020
Accreditation
As a career school, there is an extensive approval process we must go through to be approved to be an up and functioning school. Our process […]
January 13, 2020
Why Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork in a Dental Office
Teamwork in the Dental Office We always hear about teamwork and how important it is. Like the quote, “There is no “I” in team.” It really […]
December 11, 2019
When Can I Take the State Board Exam? 
The Dental Assistant State Board Exam The state board exam to become a dental assistant is optional. That’s right! Less than 50% of dental assistants in […]
November 11, 2019
What Is An EFDA?
An EFDA is an expanded function dental assistant. I’m sure now you are wondering what exactly does that mean? An EFDA has lots of job duties […]
October 9, 2019
Why Our Dental Assisting Externship Sets Us Apart
When we created our curriculum, we thought to ourselves, what can we do to set ourselves apart from the other dental assisting schools in the area? […]
September 18, 2019
Importance of Being a Well-Rounded Dental Assistant
Being a dental assistant doesn’t just mean being awesome at your clinical skills, but also having knowledge of proper terminology when it comes to the oral […]
August 5, 2019
Dental Hygienist vs. Dental Assistant: Understanding the Difference
Dental Hygienist vs Dental Assistant The general public, including dental patients, typically do not quite understand the difference between a dental assistant and a dental hygienist. […]
July 17, 2019
How a Dental Assistant Makes a Lasting Impression
A Dental Assistant is one of the most important roles in a dental office. They are who the patient has their first and last interactions with […]
May 31, 2019
Columbus Academy of Dental Assisting FAQ
We have compiled together all of the most frequently asked questions about our dental assisting program and put them here for you to see.  Once someone […]
April 22, 2019
5 Ways a Dental Assistant Can Ask for a Pay Raise
In the dental profession, it is important to always be looking to grow and better yourself. The benefits of taking on more responsibilities and continuing education […]
March 6, 2019
Dental Assistant Recognition Week
Dental Assistant Recognition Week Our favorite week is upon us!! This is the week we celebrate our dental assistants just a bit more. We are already […]
February 6, 2019
What Else Can I Do as a Dental Assistant Besides Seeing Patients?
What Else Can I Do as a Dental Assistant Besides Seeing Patients? At Columbus Academy of Dental Assisting, we often get students that are intrigued by […]
January 12, 2019
5 Most Important Qualities of a Dental Assistant
5 Most Important Qualities of a Dental Assistant We did some research and used our personal knowledge and judgment of what we feel are the 5 […]
December 17, 2018
Dental Assisting Job Interviews
Dental Assisting Job Interviews We encourage all of our dental assisting students to start applying for jobs before they graduate! Yes – before. Why? Because at […]
November 23, 2018
Apply to Columbus Academy Of Dental Assisting
4 steps to apply to be a student at Columbus Academy of Dental Assisting Applying to the program is the easy part. Once you get in […]
October 25, 2018
Dental Assistant to EFDA
Dental Assistant to EFDA Dental Assistants always want to know what’s next? Is there room for advancement within the profession? The answer is yes! There are […]
September 7, 2018
Is Dental Assisting the Right Career for Me?
Is Dental Assisting the Right Career for Me? Are you trying to decide if dental assisting is the right choice for you? Have you always been […]
July 16, 2018
Career Advantages for a Dental Assistant
Career Advantages for a Dental Assistant Before you choose a career, it’s always important to decide why you are choosing it and what the advantages are. […]
June 29, 2018
What’s Next After State Board Certification?
What’s Next After State Board Certification? So, you took your state board certification and passed – what’s next? Now you have so many opportunities to grow […]
June 5, 2018
Dental Assisting Certification – How do I become state certified?  
We encourage ALL of our students to take the Ohio State board exam to become certified. This will allow endless opportunities to grow within the profession. […]
May 8, 2018
Job Placement
Many potential students will ask us if we help with job placement after graduation. The answer is yes! Our goal is to help every student find […]
April 23, 2018
Why Choose Us?
We know we have competition and that there are several dental assisting schools in the area to choose from. The burning question is why choose us? […]
April 9, 2018
A Day in the Life of a Dental Assistant
Does a Dental Assistant sound like the perfect career for you? First things first: shadow the profession you have in mind before you make a commitment […]
March 10, 2018
Why Become a Dental Assistant?
Dental assisting is a very rewarding career. There are so many opportunities for growth within the profession. People may envision a dental assistant as someone who […]