Get to know a student from our summer session: Jimmy Stanley
Q: What made you consider dental assisting?
A: My sister told me she was looking into dental, and recommended I check it out
“Employment of dental assistants is projected to grow 18 percent from 2014 to 2024, much faster than the average for all occupations.” – Bureau of Labor Statistics
Q: What did you do before this?
A: Meandered; worked part time at my sister’s day care, racked up tens of thousands of dollars in student loan debt, and needed to find a job to pay it off
The average salary for dental assistants is $35,980/year according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Q: Were you concerned with the stereotype that dental assisting is mostly for girls?
A: Didn’t think about it until the first day of class – it’s never bothered me
Even though our classes are predominately women, we have had several men go through our program as well.
Q: How did you hear about Dental Office Training by Lynn?
A: Word of mouth
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Q: What topic has been most interesting to you so far?
A: Crown Restorations
We cover all of the materials and procedures necessary for you to be an outstanding dental assistant in our 12-week program
Q: What are three words you would use to describe Lynn and Denise?
A: Thorough, Intelligent, Fun
Lynn and Denise collectively have over 70 years of experience in the dental field!
Q: How has your experience been dealing with 14 women every day? Would you recommend this to other men?
A: It isn’t bad at all, everyone is really cool. And there are cute girls ☺
Q: Do you have any advice you would give someone taking the course after you?
A: Make sure to study, attend every class (very important) and stay on top of the material that is introduced daily
We cover a lot of material in our 12-week and Expanded Functions programs, make sure to study and bring a positive attitude, we always have a good time!