stress and tooth sensitivity

stress and tooth sensitivityA 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 when coming in for a dental procedure. It is crucial that they provide the patient with the best possible experience because let’s face it, no one likes going to the dentist and having dental work done. Insert Dental Assistant. Once you build that rapport with patients, they will look forward to seeing you and know that they are going to be taken care of. Patients will ask you if YOU are the one that will be with them next time because you are their new comfort zone.

Being a dental assistant is challenging yet so rewarding. You will deal with patients with every problem or concern you could ever imagine. Sometimes you will feel like someone’s therapist. The person they confide in because they trust you and just need someone to listen. Keep in mind even the way you go to get your patient from the waiting room makes a difference. Every little detail adds up to that first impression. If you are frazzled, running behind and stressed, don’t let it show. Greet them with a smile, a look of happiness, to help ease their mind. You don’t know what they have been through if they give you an attitude or aren’t very friendly. Ask them how their day is going. Sometimes this helps you both relax and gives you a moment to breathe.

Explaining procedures and addressing any concerns before the dentist comes in is a big part of a dental assistant’s job. A times, after the dentist diagnoses treatment on a patient, they will wait until the dentist leaves and ask you if the procedure is necessary. You need the confidence and knowledge to be able to explain to the patient why it is necessary and reassure them that the dentist will take great care of them and only recommend what is truly needed. A patient isn’t just a patient or a number, they are YOUR patient, and that is the most important thing to keep in mind. Dental Assistants will forever leave a lasting impression on a patient and help shape their outlook on dentistry and what it means to them. You get to play that role and it will mean more to you than you can ever imagine.

 

 

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Alania Belcher
Alania Belcher
2023-12-09
I really enjoyed my time with CADA! The instructors were so helpful every step of the way!
Machaellah Blankenship
Machaellah Blankenship
2023-12-08
This class has been beyond amazing! I have enjoyed being part of CADA! Allison has always been available to help with any questions you have about anything. If you want to purse a career in the dental field, go to CADA!
Fatoumatta
Fatoumatta
2023-08-27
CADA is a great school! Allison and Chasity are so amazing they always ready to help students.Will definitely recommend CADA.
Djenaba T
Djenaba T
2023-08-26
Amazing, knowledgeable instructors! I learned a lot and feel prepared to start working.
Salma Mohzar
Salma Mohzar
2023-08-26
So glad I chose CADA to start off my dental assisting journey! Informative program and the instructors want you to succeed. Definitely recommend this program to anyone interested in becoming a CDA.
Melanie M
Melanie M
2023-08-26
Sooo glad that I could find this school, they gave me beyond my thoughts, if you’re interested in dental field I highly recommend this course, from my experience I even got my first job as a DA before graduation!!!
Shivani Patel
Shivani Patel
2023-08-26
I learned a lot from this program about dentistry… Thank you so much to Allison and all teachers who teach me..
Jazz Smith
Jazz Smith
2023-08-26
The teachers are really helpful
Reagin Anderson
Reagin Anderson
2023-08-26
This program is awesome! The instructors are always willing to help and give you all the information needed to be successful in your assisting career. If you’re thinking about applying do it!
harmony janae
harmony janae
2023-08-26
I highly recommend this program for anyone interested in the dental field, you learn so much & leave the program feeling very prepared for a career in assisting.