Dental Assistant Pros and Cons
Pros

1. Dental assistants are the right hand, left hand and brain to a dentists who appreciates her presence. May 30th, 2012

2. Get good benefits, working as a team, socializing with others and meeting a lot of new people. Working as a Dental Assistant is fun and exciting, knowing that you are helping others makes me feel good and like my job even more. May 30th, 2012

3. Good environments good working hours and compensation. Satisfying job. May 30th, 2012

4. Flexible working hours. You are interacting with people everyday and working as a team. May 30th, 2012

5. To communicate with a variety of people, establishing a long term client/working relationship with many. Enjoying the ability to help bring relief, restoration and improvement to the overall wellbeing of another. Always the ability to learn more about the physiology of the body and it's direct impact on the procedures or visa versa. July 19th, 2012

6. Being able to interact with different people. July 19th, 2012

7. Meeting new people. Making their smiles brighter. July 19th, 2012

8. I love working with people and making them leave with a smile! when that happens it is a great day to be an dental assistant. September 7th, 2012

9. I think its very important because you have to have the right tools for the dentist. September 7th, 2012

10. Interacting one on one with pt and also having a relationship with returning pt throughout the yrs. April 2nd, 2014

11. I feel there are no bad sides to an new position because I do my best to learn something from every experience I have. April 2nd, 2014

Cons

1. Build up self esteem, good manner and good communication skills. June 13th, 2012

2. I don't feel there is one. June 22nd, 2012

3. The cons are you get a chance to learn lots of knowledge and come in contact with people from different walks of life. July 19th, 2012

4. Working with high stressed patients. September 7th, 2012

5. I would say I don't know of any. September 7th, 2012

6. Working under a lot of pressure. September 7th, 2012

7. When a pt is uncomfortable or in pain I feel I cannot do enough. May 25th, 2013

8. Helping patients feel good about themselves with keeping up with their teeth. April 2nd, 2014