Asking Yourself: Why Should I Become a Dental Assistant?

If you’re tired of jumping from one odd job to another, or simply want a change of pace from your current job routine, then have you considered becoming a dental assistant? We realize that at first, this can sound a little intimidating, but don’t be discouraged! With OceanPointe Dental Assisting Academies, our hybrid online and hands-on learning environment will not only prepare you for a new career in dental assisting but ensure that you receive the highest level of education from currently practicing dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists who are passionate about what they do & want to help you succeed! 
 
So why should you become a dental assistant?  

There are numerous benefits. But for the very first is time, and in only 12 short weeks, you could be enjoying a rewarding career that you have always dreamt of but thought unobtainable! Just because it is a short 12 weeks doesn’t mean it won’t be challenging. Our course is fast-paced and intensive. There won’t be time for you to be bored or discouraged. Remember, all great things in life are not without their obstacles! If you’re a determined, self-driven individual, you’re already halfway there!
 
If you hate jobs that have you repeating the same motions and tasks every day, then you’ll love dental assisting. No day is ever the same. There are a variety of tasks that you will be expected to perform, and depending on the dental office, and the patient, your productivity level will vary almost daily. From taking x-rays to preparing the examination rooms, to cleaning the dental instruments and organizing patient records,. There will never be a dull moment!
 
Unlike other jobs that pay by a commission or vary depending on the number of customers you receive such as waitressing, a dental assistant position has steady excellent pay that with most dental clinics, come with free dental benefits and discounts, meaning that your spouse or your children can receive the care they need to lead happy, healthy lives!

Further perks to working as a dental assistant can include

Paid holidays and sick leave

Helping others

Opportunity to advance

Meeting new people

Quiet, calm working environment

This is just a summation of what you can expect to encounter if you choose to become a dental assistant. If you’re considering taking the leap and making this your career of choice, then call or visit us today and we will help you get started!