The First Week in March Is Also Dental Assisting Awareness Week!

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As a practicing dental office and a dental assisting training school, we support the ADA Council on Dental Practices who encourage us to recognize the important role dental assistants perform for our patients. This year’s theme is, “Dental Assistants — Our Heart Goes Into Every Smile”. We’ve seen firsthand how dental assistants support the health… Read more »

How Long Does It Take to Get Your D.A. Certification at the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia?

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If you are feeling restless and want to expand your hiring potential and skill set, have you ever considered a career in dentistry? Our dedicated team at the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia offers you the potential to begin a new career after attending dental assisting school in Colonial Heights, Virginia and earning your diploma…. Read more »

Dental Assisting: Is This Career Field Right for You?

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The dental assisting field is a career opportunity that encompasses a variety of dental specialties under the umbrella of dentistry. With dental assisting training you can enter the workforce to find employment at an orthodontic, pediatric, endodontic, periodontic, prosthodontic, or oral and maxillofacial surgery office. That’s a lot of options, and here’s what they involve:… Read more »

Do You Have the Skills to Be a Successful Dental Assistant?

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Do you have excellent communications skills, pay attention to details, and a strong work ethic? These skills, along with an interest in dental assisting can help you become a top-notch dental assistant! At the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia, our experienced team led by Dr. Tom G. Schleicher offers a complete curriculum for those wanting… Read more »

Dental Assisting Students Learn How to Use Dental Materials

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If you have been considering entering the field of dental assisting and you live in Virginia, the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia led by a practicing dentist, Dr. Tom G. Schleicher, might be a perfect fit for you. Our comprehensive coursework includes rigorous training that offers you 78 hours of lectures and teachings in the… Read more »

The Importance of Dental Records for Dental Practices

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If you are considering embarking on a new career and have decided on the concept of dental assisting, our team at the Dental Assisting Institute of Virginia in Colonial Heights, Virginia, would like to talk with you. Our training program offers personalized, hands-on training with a practicing dentist in an actual dental office! Our dentist,… Read more »

Great Dental Assistants Know Their Way Around Oral Anatomy

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When it comes to dental assisting, training for the job involves a solid understanding of oral anatomy so you can better assist patients and your dental team while performing your tasks. Understanding how the mouth works, the individual components like the teeth which consist of layers, and what can go wrong, are all essential aspects… Read more »