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ven803 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Moving forward after dental office experience

Hi everyone. I have been a dental office receptionist for about 4 years. One year in a large office with 5 doctors and three in a small office with...

Dee in Lompoc, California

Dental front office overwhelmed

Hi, I just started a dental receptionist job, no expeierence, it was day 5 today and I feel like I’m just not getting it.... the Insurence......

Janerio in USA, North Carolina

Updated 7 months ago

trying to get my foot in the door - 7 Replies

i have been trying to get an entry level position as a dental receptionist. i have no experience in the dental field but, how hard could it be to...

Brittany in Little Falls, New Jersey

Updated 9 months ago

Top dental office receptionist skills needed to get the job. - 111 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every dental office receptionist must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your dental...

SSSSS in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 19 months ago

What do you enjoy most about your dental office receptionist career? - 11 Replies

What do you enjoy most about being a dental office receptionist? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to...

richard in Westerville, Ohio

Updated 21 months ago

Looking for a Receprionist, doesn't have to have experience. - 2 Replies

My husband is a dentist in Chino California, & we're looking for a full time receptionist that is able to work from Monday to Thursday. We use...

Denal office worker in Germantown, Maryland

Updated 41 months ago

What is the difference between an office manager and a receptionist? - 2 Replies

Hello, I'm new here and I couldn't get a straight answer from google :) I've been working in the dental field about a year as a receptionist and the...

abeykp in Forest Hills, New York

Updated 49 months ago

Can I get a receptionist job without office experience? - 3 Replies

I have an interview tomorrow at a dental office for a receptionist position. I have no prior office/receptionist experience. I do have 5 years of...

njdm226@*****.*** in Slidell, Louisiana

Updated 50 months ago

In the process of deciding between two offices - 2 Replies

So I have almost 5 years of Dental front office experience, including front office management. I'm great at what I do and all of my previous...

aprylrayne in Newport News, Virginia

Updated 51 months ago

Dental Employment Opportunities - 3 Replies

Are you looking for a stable career? Dental employment opportunities are everywhere. A shortage of dental professionals continues to grow therefore...

aprylrayne in Newport News, Virginia

Updated 51 months ago

Insurance makes a good day go bad - 1 Reply

If I am the only one working the front desk can someone give me some ideas on how you will set up a system to keep up with EOB's we tend to get...

xboxer in Tucson, Arizona

Updated 52 months ago

Show me the money... - 135 Replies

What are typical dental office receptionist salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in...

Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois

Updated 66 months ago

Why do dental office workers not have benefits - 5 Replies

I have been in the dental industry for 23 years as management. I have never had one of my employers offer medical or dental benefits? Do any of you...

KaraokeDiva in San Francisco, California

Code D9940- Should I use D9999?

Hello, I'm hoping someone is able to answer my question about the Night Guard code D9940. We had to add clasps to a patient's for retention. The...

Unemployed Paralegal in Denver, Colorado

Updated 75 months ago

Past due balance during orthodontic tx - 4 Replies

Yes, we have financial arrangements and they are sign before starting orthodontic treatment but what I have been noticing more often that parents are...

Elizabeth in North Chicago, Illinois

Updated 84 months ago

Getting a dental office receptionist job. - 8 Replies

How did you get your start doing dental office receptionist work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a...

Ilovedental in Sacramento, California

Updated 88 months ago

Recycling in the dental office - 1 Reply

I ran across a couple of dental assistants that started a business in recycling using all of the dental office paper,plastics and shipping supplies...

ashlee fuller in Loganville, Georgia

Front office Dental job

I am currently attending college starting to do my observations in a dental office as part of what I need to get accepted into the dental program at...

Michelle in Toronto, Ontario

Updated 90 months ago

I've been looking and appying for months!! - 2 Replies

Hi all! My name is Samantha, I live in Illinois and i've been tryin to get a job as a dental receptionist for months. I have a resume and a cover...

SuccessfulFuture... in Jackson, Tennessee

Dental Receptionist seeking Employment...

Hi, I live in Jackson Tennessee,and I have been seeking a Dental Receptionist position for a very long time. I am really good with computers,organizin...


Updated 93 months ago

Dental Receptionist - 5 Replies

How does one with a dental assisting degree get into front office/receptionist work????? I have no training in the front office but I am very willing...

cashmeer burks in Lancaster, California

Updated 93 months ago

Dental office position HELP - 11 Replies

I am available ANYTIME ANY SHIFT TEMPORARY FILL IN SICK TEMP FILL, etc. RDA and office management skills been in profession 15 years willing to...

leaI in Salem, Massachusetts

Updated 93 months ago

Am I too old to start up again? - 4 Replies

I graduated 12 years ago from a local training facility in Dental Laboratory Technology. I worked as a model tech for about a year, but unfortunately...

Sameboat in Silver Spring, Maryland

Updated 97 months ago

What would be the easier way to get my foot in?work as a volunteer or get hired somewhere? - 9 Replies

I am trying to get a Dental Front Office Receptionist job for the past 3 months and alsmost everywhere they ask for experience.I have foreign...

Amber Louge in New York, New York

Updated 99 months ago

Dental Assisting Or Receptionist. - 2 Replies

Hello My Name Is Samantha Santiago & I Am A Senior In Greater New Bedford Voc-Tech I Have My Certification In Radiography & Im Very Passionate About...

beckymocan in Sacramento, California

Updated 108 months ago

dental assistant trying to get into front office work - 5 Replies

hey there im desperatly trying to find work as a dental assistant and have no luck so i am now trying to work in the front office because it seems...

DRB in Indian Trail, North Carolina

Updated 109 months ago

Where to start? - 4 Replies

I'm looking for some advice on how to network and go about getting a front office position in a dental office. I've just completed certification for...

RobinM3 in Orting, Washington

Updated 115 months ago

dental assistant front office or assiting dentist - 1 Reply

Hi I also have been looking for an assistant job for months and I've had alot of interviews but always somebody with more experience gets hired...

hmize in Bella Vista, Arkansas

dental front office

I'm trying to relocate to the Charlotte/surrounding cities of north carolina. I have 5plus years experience I'm a graduate of a credited dental...

cynthhaven in Lancaster, California

Updated 117 months ago

looking for work in Houston, Texas - 2 Replies

I live presently in Toronto, Ontario and I am thinking of moving to Houston Texas. What is the job market like for a front desk person

frannewlandperkins@*****.*** in Canton, Texas

dental receptionist work Mesquite Tx east to the Canton Tx area

I have a couple of comments. 1) I would like to have a Linda Ann of Richardson Texas to e mail me. I need to ask her about the Dentrix software...

I'm an experienced Dental Receptionist in Toronto, Ontario

Looking for part time work

Hello there all not from ontario & living in the college park & dundas area. Looking for evening & week-ends. Going to Dental Hygiene School here in...


By the way recruiters!

I failed to mention in my comment from before that i live in the Chesterfield/Richmond V.A. area

mc in Malvern, Pennsylvania

Updated 123 months ago

smile - 5 Replies

What if you dont have a white smile ,and staines on your teeth will that be a downfall getting this dental front office job even if you have 6 years...

Deb in Sacramento, California

Updated 123 months ago

Orthodontic office - 2 Replies

I have three years exp. in an ortho office and i do all front office/admin duties and I go help the back office clean chairs and seat pt.s when...

ella in Lynbrook, New York

Updated 124 months ago

Trying to re-enter dental field - 4 Replies

I have been trying to re-enter the dental field in Sacramento area for last two years and have had interviews but cannot get a job. Seems they are...

Sara in Los Angeles, California

Need A JOB>

My name is Sara i have worked as a DA for 3 1/2 years. i have worked most of the time working back and helping up front. i am not truly only...

Anna C. in Charlotte, North Carolina

How Do I Get My Foot In The Door

I'm a healthcare student and have several years of customer service, administrative, HR, etc.... skills and would love to work in the dental field. ...

Deanna Baker in Reidsville, North Carolina

Updated 127 months ago

dental receptionist - 2 Replies

I am really interested in being dental receptionist. My major is dental hygiene so am really interested working in dental office.

Samantha in Winter Garden, Florida

Updated 128 months ago

Front Desk - 2 Replies

I am available for front desk for temp or permanent assignments in the Charlotte, NC and surrounding area.

Sebastiana Miller in Rochester, Michigan

Updated 132 months ago

Tips for dental office receptionist interviews. - 2 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming dental office receptionist interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again...

Dr O Abdul, PharmD in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

dental office available for rent!!!

dental office availabble for rent in the melrose park section of philadelphia. Office include 3 dental chairs, X ray machines, compressor, cabinet...

ashley in Canton, Georgia

Updated 135 months ago

Trying to get into the dental industry - 3 Replies

I am 23 years old and been in sales for most of my life..I am looking to change careers and enter the dental industry. I am enrolling into the...

Keisha in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Where should I look at for a receptionist position in the Philadelphia area

Where should I look at for a receptionist position in a healthcare facility.

Melissa in Chula Vista, California

Updated 138 months ago

Dental Assisting Program or Dental Management Two year Degree - 1 Reply

Hi, I live in Phoenix Arizona and I am interested in purusing my education in dental assisting or dental mgmt. Which career path pays more? I...

Tammy in Monterey, California

Updated 141 months ago

What are the best dental office receptionist qualifications and training to get ahead? - 1 Reply

What is the best training for becoming a dental office receptionist? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an...

Charlotte A. Pittman in Midlothian, Virginia

Dental Receptionist or Office Assistant PT

I have just recently moved to this area from another state. I had been working as a Pediatric Dental Office Receptionist. I used Dentrix. I did all...


Are dental office receptionist job opportunities growing or declining?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most dental office...

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