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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,

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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.

November 1, 2016 Feature Dental CareDental OfficeEditorialPractice management

I have to admit something – I prefer cats to dogs

by Jillian Cecchini, Assistant Editor

For my first editorial with the Oral Health Group, my blatant opinion to start this piece off might not be the smartest idea. But I feel that I owe it to our dedicated readers, and to my two feline children

June 28, 2011 News Electronic Health RecordsGeneral NewsPractice management

Dental assistant in the clink for embezzling $200K

by ken

How did someone manage to embezzle $200K in this economy from her office with no one the wiser?  That question being posed, I’m calling my accountant this morning to do a forensic audit of my practice…shhhhhhhhh From Dr. Bicuspid –

May 17, 2011 News Dental TeamPractice management

Advertising for Dental Personnel is an Artform

by ken

From Dental Care Tips & News from the The Dental Heroes by Deb Roberge Creating effective ads to attract the “right” candidates for your specific practice is something that will not only assist you in locating more appropriate potential employees,

August 10, 2010 News Women in dentistry

Women in Dentistry – Profiles

by ken

This first of a series of entries will showcase those in our profession with XX chromosomes who are bringing new ideas and innovation to the practice of Dentistry: Shannon L. Pace, CDA a National and International Speaker and published author