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30 Dental Assistant Interview Questions
Question 1 of 30
What made you decide to be a dental assistant?
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Question 1 of 30
What made you decide to be a dental assistant?
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Answer this question with your personal experiences of visiting a dental surgery. Explain that the warm welcome and the competence and kindness of the staff at each visit made you feel you wanted to be part of an integrated team. You could also say that you are interested in the medical field and that you had done well with those subjects at school, college etc. and that you would be interested in the further study once you have got a feel of working in a fully operational practice.
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Question 2 of 30
What procedure do you use to sterilize dental equipment?
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"clean"
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Question 3 of 30
What is your most valuable attribute you will bring to our office?
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Question 4 of 30
What are your salary expectations?
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Question 5 of 30
How would you rate your listening skills?
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Question 6 of 30
What was your best experience thus far as a dental assistant?
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Question 7 of 30
Tell me about your last experience working with a dentist? How did you two get along?
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Question 8 of 30
What are three key traits a dental assistant needs to have?
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Question 9 of 30
Where did you learn basic skills dealing with patients?
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Question 10 of 30
Have you ever not worked well with others?
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Question 11 of 30
Are you CPR certified?
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Question 12 of 30
What experience do you have?
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Question 13 of 30
What is more important to you, money or work?
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Question 14 of 30
What is your least favorite type of patient?
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Question 15 of 30
If a patient complains I didn't properly care for them during the last appointment, how will you react?
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Question 16 of 30
Where do you see your career in five years?
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Question 17 of 30
Tell me some techniques you use to keep an office organized?
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Question 18 of 30
Do you pay attention to detail?
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Question 19 of 30
Tell me about a time when you handled multiple tasks at once?
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Question 20 of 30
What will you contribute to this office?
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Question 21 of 30
How many years or months experience do you have dealing with patients?
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Question 22 of 30
Do you speak any other languages?
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Question 23 of 30
What roles of leadership have you performed in your career so far?
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Question 24 of 30
Tell me about yourself.
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Question 25 of 30
How do you handle stress?
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Question 26 of 30
What does teamwork mean to you?
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Question 27 of 30
Have you shadowed a dentist's office before?
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Question 28 of 30
What is your favorite type of patient?
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Question 29 of 30
If a patient complains they had to wait too long to see the doctor, what will you do?
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Question 30 of 30
If a patient complains parking is too tough, how will you react?
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