Dental Assistant Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Dental Assistant interview, here are 25 interview questions and answer examples.

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Do you speak any other languages?

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List of 25 Dental Assistant Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    Do you speak any other languages?

  2. 2.

    How would your co-workers describe your attention to detail?

  3. 3.

    Do you prefer doing work on a routine day-to-day basis or do you prefer mixing up your routine occasionally?

  4. 4.

    If a patient complains they had to wait too long to see the doctor, what will you do?

  5. 5.

    Tell me about your leadership qualities.

  6. 6.

    What type of work environment do you dislike working in?

  7. 7.

    What procedure do you use to sterilize dental equipment?

  8. 8.

    Tell me some techniques you use to keep an office organized?

  9. 9.

    Have you progressed in your dental career, as expected?

  10. 10.

    Where do you see your career in five years?

  11. 11.

    Are you CPR certified?

  12. 12.

    How do you handle stress?

  13. 13.

    Tell me about an organization or group outside of work that you contributed to.

  14. 14.

    Do you prefer to work on your own, or as a part of a team?

  15. 15.

    What will you contribute to this dental office?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about your relationship with the last dentist you supported.

  17. 17.

    What has been your best experience thus far, as a dental assistant?

  18. 18.

    What are three key traits a dental assistant needs to have?

  19. 19.

    What questions do you have for me?

  20. 20.

    Would you be willing to work over 40 hours a week?

  21. 21.

    What are your salary expectations?

  22. 22.

    Tell me about yourself.

  23. 23.

    How do you handle a situation where the dentist you are supporting does not correctly communicate information to you?

  24. 24.

    When have you worked with a diverse group of people?

  25. 25.

    Which dental related software and programs have you worked with?