Famed model of WWII sailor, dental assistant kiss on view in Neb.
A sculpture of the iconic photo depicting a World War II U.S. Navy sailor kissing a dental assistant in Times Square to celebrate Japan’s surrender to the U.S. will stay in Nebraska for now.
November 21, 2023
Changing rules and laws for dental assistants in your U.S. state
The Dental Assisting National Board’s fall 2023 “State of the States” report reveals legislative and regulatory changes affecting dental assistants in 2023.
October 23, 2023
DANB to offer RHS exam in Spanish in 2024
In January 2024, the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) will offer its radiation health and safety (RHS) exam in Spanish.
September 26, 2023
DALE Foundation names 13 scholarship winners
The Dental Advancement through Learning and Education (DALE) Foundation has named 13 recipients of the 2023 Liz Koch Scholarship.
September 11, 2023
Dental student invents touchless dental supply device
A dental student has developed a compact, touchless device that dispenses dental supplies like gauze and rolls.
April 26, 2023
Study explores new intervention for overcoming dental anxiety
Researchers will test a new cognitive behavioral intervention that is designed to remove a common obstacle to dental care: anxiety.
April 7, 2023
No-training-needed dental assistant program created in Ill.
The University of Illinois Chicago College of Dentistry has created a new work-study program for dental assistants.
April 5, 2023
Ore. proposing $20M plan to recruit hygienists, assistants
An Oregon lawmaker, who also is a dentist, is proposing the state spend $20 million to recruit and retain much-needed dental assistants and hygienists, according to a news story published on February 13 in the
Oregon Capital Chronicle
February 14, 2023
Week in Review: Orthodontist under fire for TikTok trend | Drop in dental assistant satisfaction | Extremely rare molar impaction
November 18, 2022
Dental assistant job satisfaction drops in new survey
About 6 in 10 U.S. dental assistants reported being satisfied with their jobs, which is 20 percentage points lower than it was in 2016, according to the Dental Assisting National Board's 2022 Dental Assistants Salary and Satisfaction Survey.
November 14, 2022
Week in Review: Tooth loss and mortality risk | New dental assistant laws | The latest from SmileCon
October 14, 2022
Dental assistants in the U.S. face new laws, regulatory shifts
In 2021 and 2022, several states in the U.S. and the District of Columbia enacted legislative and regulatory changes affecting dental assistants, according to the Dental Assisting National Board's "State of the States" report.
October 12, 2022
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