VIDEO: Tips for dental assistants on how they can thrive in their careers

Dental assistants ... they are the backbone of the practice and are often the lowest-paid and most-worked employees in the dental practice. So how do these valuable members of the team see their own value in what they do on a daily basis? How do they view their dental assisting profession as a career and not just a stepping stone to hygiene school? How do they become excited about their careers and the opportunities that lie ahead of them?

These are just some of the questions posed to Angela Guanzini, RDA, CDD, the founder of Reflecting on her own career, she has some solid advice for dental assistants. By the way, the "Ninja" in stands for "No, I'm Not Just Any Assistant."

Watch the video below to see what Guanzini tells Kevin Henry, Advanstar's group editorial director, about how amazing dental assistants can be.