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Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, FADAA
Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, CDIA, MADAA, is an expanded functions dental assistant/office manager in O'Fallon, Mo. She is the director of the Dental Careers Institute, member of the American Dental Assistants Association, where she holds a Master, an independent consultant specializing in team building, assistant training, and office organization. She can be reached at [email protected]
Why the Orbiter curing light shield is something to consider
Why the Orbiter curing light shield is something to consider
I’d love to introduce you to The Orbiter®! It is the first curing light eyeshield of its kind and stands apart from the rest for some amazing reasons! It rotates freely 360 degrees, which allows the clinician to adjust the filter into position "on the fly" while curing. It is also self-uprights, which brings the filter into your line of sight for most positions. These unique features make the curing process very efficient and saves time during the day.
Tips from a dental assistant on using SonicFill from Kerr Dental
Tips from a dental assistant on using SonicFill from Kerr Dental
Are you using SonicFill from Kerr Dental in your practice? Dental assistant extraordinaire Tija Hunter has some advice for you...
Professionalism in the dental practice: Are you acting the part?
Professionalism in the dental practice: Are you acting the part?
Being a professional and acting as such is timeless. The way we talk, how we speak, what we wear, how we conduct our social media pages… it’s all about looking and acting professional.
Professionalism in the dental practice: Are you acting the part?
Being a professional and acting as such is timeless. The way we talk, how we speak, what we wear, how we conduct our social media pages… it’s all about looking and acting professional.
Dental assistant advice: What to do when you believe the dentist is negligent
Dental assistant advice: What to do when you believe the dentist is negligent
The author says a dental assistant needs to ask if this is something truly that needs to be addressed. If so, then it’s his or her duty to see it through.
Some of the worst infection control mistakes we've heard ... and why 2016 is the year to stop making them
Some of the worst infection control mistakes we've heard ... and why 2016 is the year to stop making them
Dental assistants not only need more education, but often need to pass that education on to other team members who simply don't get the right way to do things.
Some of the worst infection control mistakes we've heard ... and why 2016 is the year to stop making them
Dental assistants not only need more education, but often need to pass that education on to other team members who simply don't get the right way to do things.
Who dental assistants really are
Who dental assistants really are
Dear Doctor, We are dental assistants, and we thought you’d want to know who we are.
From Our Board: Treatment centers loaded with features
From Our Board: Treatment centers loaded with features
One DPR Editorial Advisory Board member shares some highlights from the recent CEREC 30, including the launch of new Sirona treatment centers
Nitrous oxide: What dental assistants need to know
Nitrous oxide: What dental assistants need to know
Nitrous oxide has been used in the dental setting for well more than 100 years, and it is commonplace in the dental office of today. States differ on what involvement the dental assistant will have in utilizing nitrous oxide.