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February 17, 2020 News News

Alberta Human Rights Tribunal Finds Terminated Dental Assistant was Discriminated Against

by Bernise Carolino, Canadian Lawyer Magazine

A dental assistant who was terminated after she took mental-health leave won her discrimination case at the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal because her employer wouldn’t accommodate her proposed two-day work-week. If a terminated employee has established prima facie discrimination on account of

January 19, 2020 News News

Dental Assistant Claims Supporting Trump Was at the Root of Her Firing

by New York Daily News

A Milwaukee dental assistant claims she’s out of work because she posted a pro-Trump message on her Facebook page celebrating a rally the president held in Wisconsin Tuesday. According to Robyn Polak, her boss cut her loose when an online

December 12, 2019 News News

Newly Accredited Program Hopes to Relieve Dental Assistant Shortage

by Saskatoon Star Phoenix

A University of Saskatchewan dentistry program has received accreditation after months of waiting, meaning its first cohort of students can finally go to work. The college of dentistry’s dental assistant program graduated its first cohort of 30 students in spring,

March 1, 2019 Feature Dental TeamOral Health Office

Paid Celebrating the Dental Assistant: A Closer Look at the Dentist’s Right Arm

by Elaine Powell, Practice Auditor at dentalcorp

In honour of Dental Assistants Recognition Week, I’d like to take this opportunity to delve deeper into the integral function of the Dental Assistant. As a former Dental Assistant myself, I am deeply familiar with the multi-dimensionality of the role;

February 11, 2019 News News

Long Island Dental Assistant Nabbed for Allegedly Stealing Jewelry From Patients

by NBC New York

A dental assistant was arrested for allegedly stealing jewelry from patients after they were administered laughing gas at an office in Rocky Point, Suffolk County police announced Friday. Arieta Gouvakis, 38, was arrested in her Manorville home around 12:30 a.m.

June 4, 2018 News News

Celebrity Dentist Guilty of Aggravated and Common Assault

by Angus Thompson, The Sydney Morning Herald

A woman who was indecently assaulted by a dentist to the stars has encouraged others to speak out against sexual abuse. The dental assistant was working for Dr David Carr – who has taken to Facebook to boast of clients

March 9, 2018 News News

Dental Assistant Charged With 12 Counts of Sexual Abuse to Patients

by ABC15

A Valley dental assistant is facing 12 counts of sexual abuse after being accused of inappropriate contact with female patients. Peoria police arrested 41-year-old Oscar Castro on Thursday after two victims came forward reporting that he had sexually abused them