We’ve all sat in the dentist’s chair…at least once, but what really goes on behind the scenes?
Every workplace is different for sure, as people have their own way of running things, but here are a few things you need to know that should be true no matter when you land that first dental job!
#1…

Dentistry goes back a long ways – farther back than most people would imagine. Let’s have a look through the history books and find out where it all began.

Bill Smith is the new Dental Assisting Program[1] Director at Carrington College’s Mesquite campus. He is a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) and a Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) in Texas with more than 40 years of industry knowledge and experience.
 
Smith’s dental assisting career…

So you’re thinking about a career as a dental assistant[1]? It is a great option to explore; it can be a fun, fast paced and challenging career, one that comes with a variety of responsibilities. What’s more, a dental assistant is a valuable member of the dental team, with duties among the most…

Carrington College Dental Assisting [1] students show you the proper way to floss your teeth.

The only supply you’ll need is a piece of floss. Carrington College student Yesenia says the brand or style doesn’t really matter. “We prefer wax, but anything works,” she said.
You’ll need…

Joanna Zaragoza was all smiles when she entered the classroom to start one of the six-week courses in the Dental Assisting program at Carrington College’s Stockton campus. When she saw the room full of students and faculty greeting her with smiles, the tears started flowing.
Seven months…

Maybe you’ve got a little one whose mouth has turned into a faucet from all that drool, or maybe your kiddo is awaiting his or her first visit from the Tooth Fairy. Either way, it’s time to get the scoop on those teeth. Want to know the drill on baby versus adult teeth? Then look no…