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What is a Dental Lab Technician?

ADA logoIf you are looking to begin a lucrative new career, you will probably do some research into the available options. If you’ve made it to our website, there is a good chance that you are considering a career as a Dental Lab Technician.

Before making an appointment to speak with one of our administrators or counselors, take a look at the duties, career advantages, and earning potential as defined by the American Dental Association. If you like what you see, contact us to find out what the next step is.

Learning to Have Patience with Patients

Doctor with PatientWhile you are at National Career College training for your career in the medical field, you will find that one of the most important traits you can exhibit is patience. Whether you are dealing with another employee or a patient, staying calm and showing compassion will go a long way.

Of course, you will run into people, especially patients, who will make you want to scream out in frustration. It is ESPECIALLY important to treat these people with grace and kindness, because there is a good chance that they will continue to be difficult if you fight them. Continue reading

ADA Press Release About Patient Safety

ADA press releaseToday, the American Dental Association reported the first confirmed case of a patient transmitting hepatitis C to another patient. The news is very troubling and serves as a reminder that patient safety is of the utmost importance.

Although this situation is completely atypical, it is still important that you review your procedures to ensure you are following proper protocol as defined by the CDC’s guidelines.

Read the ADA’s statement in its entirety for more details.