Dental Assistant Interview Questions

25 Dental Assistant Questions and Answers by on April 1st, 2021

Heather Douglass has over 20 years of experience as a Career Coach, Recruiter, and HR Specialist. Much of her experience is as a Technical Recruiter in the healthcare industry.

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Dental Assistant Interview Questions

  1. 1.

    What questions do you have for me?

  2. 2.

    Are you CPR certified?

  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.

    Tell me about your leadership qualities.

  5. 5.

    Where do you see your career in five years?

  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.

    How do you handle stress?

  9. 9.

    Have you progressed in your dental career, as expected?

  10. 10.

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

  11. 11.

    What are your salary expectations?

  12. 12.

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

  13. 13.

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

  14. 14.

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

  15. 15.

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

  16. 16.

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

  17. 17.

    What will you contribute to this dental office?

  18. 18.

    Do you speak any other languages?

  19. 19.

    Tell me about yourself.

  20. 20.

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

  21. 21.

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

  22. 22.

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

  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?