The Current Work Market for Today's Dental Assistant

  • Friday 1/28/2022
  • Time: 8:00 - 10:00 am
  • Course Code: 468RL
  • Cost: $59
  • Room Location: BCEC Room 204 A
  • Credits: 2 CE Hours
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Tonya Lanthier, RDH is founder and CEO of DentalPost, the dental industry’s premier and largest online and mobile job board, connecting and educating more than 850,000 job seekers and 70,000 dental offices in the U.S. and Canada. A Registered Dental Hygienist-turned-entrepreneur, Tonya has gained acclaim industry-wide for her passion to improve lives and help dental professionals build teams that excel through metric-based career matching tools, including personality tests and values, skills and work culture assessments. Started in 2005 as a tool to help dental professionals connect and make smarter hires, DentalPost has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies three times.

In this fun, interactive course, we will dive deep into exactly what has happened in the dental industry over the last couple of years and how the disruption has impacted dental assistants and their roles in the dental practice. What has changed? What has stayed the same? What does the future look like? Using DentalPost’s salary survey information, we will also look at how the financial landscape has been altered as well as what assistants can do to have meaning from their paycheck along with any current or potential opportunities. Prepare to learn and leave energized!

After this course attendees will be able to:
  • Understand the current environment for dental assistants across the country
  • Recognize how COVID-19 impacted the dental industry
  • Comprehend the current “hiring crisis” and what comes next
  • Identify ways to have a better day and career as an assistant
  • Take away ideas that can change outlooks and perspectives
Recommended Audience: Assistant