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How to minimize stress in the dental field ?

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Life can be stressful living in silicon valley. Between work and paying bills and picking up kids, trying to cook fresh meals where is the time to work out and stay fit.

As the days pass my belly is getting bigger. My husband calls me "Jelly Belly" and says we have to fix that. Hence I decided to write an article on Living a healthy stress-managed life in the dental field. There is nothing called stress free life ...if somebody told you it is possible they are lying.

So lets begin with eating healthy …. We started something called "Cooking Days", we grocery shop twice a week on Wednesday and Saturdays or Sundays. And cook up 5-6 healthy quick dishes on those days for the week. We are also making a conscious effort in eating more vegetarian meals. We found that assigning two days out of the week to cook and do the dishes and store the food in class containers BPA free. You can heat the glass containers in the microwave instead of plastic which releases toxins that …

How can you have a professional dental career without any debt ?

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Is it possible to make $35/ Hr or more with no student loan debt .
How can I become a dental assistant without spending $20,000 and coming out in debt ? In the state of California, you do not need to do to a dental assisting program to become a dental assistant.  This is a little dirty secret that nobody wants you to know. A lot of dental assistants pay $20,000 and above, at private institutes and go for 9 months without any income ( An Additional loss of $ 25,000-30,000 ... even if you are driving Uber !!!)
Then how do I become a dental assistant ? (DA ) You need to take a few small courses that cost very little money ...
1. Infection Control ( 8 hrs) ( Less than $500) for 1. and 2. 2. Dental Practice Act ( 2 hrs) 3. X-Ray Licence  ( 5 -6 day program) ( $450-750) 4. Find an apprentice position to work in a dental office where they train you and PAY you. Yes you read it correctly !!! You can make $14-15 per hour while you train.
What if I want to learn the basics before I join a dental offic…

How can I become a Dental Assistant in the State of California ?

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Eligibility Criteria to become a Dental Assistant The role of a dental assistant is very crucial as he or she supports proper dental care delivery of the patient. In fact, the responsibility isn’t just confined to preparing treatment room or arranging dental instruments, but performing procedures in compliance with the dentist practicing the procedure, assisting patient care to taking X-Rays for record keeping purposes and scheduling appointment. With the task in hand being so important, it is obvious that the role requires certain level of skills and training to attain the desired credentials. So, to become a registered dental assistant in US, the basic criteria are as follows: a) A graduate of an RDA Educational program approved by the board OR b) In Office Training for 12 months as a dental assistant ( Short Dental Board Approved Courses - Infection Control, Dental Practice Act, Radiology Certification ) OR c) A short 12 weekends program to learn the basics of dental assisting and Steri…