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Tackling the Dental Assistant Shortage Challenge Webinar

Dec 07, 7:30 PM

Help wanted signs are everywhere, with employers in many sectors struggling to find workers. Dentistry is no exception. Recruiting and retaining dental assistants in today's economy is challenging. Many dental practices are having great difficulty filling open positions. Register for the MDS Dental Practice and Benefits Committee webinar on Tuesday, December 7, at 7:30 pm, to learn different strategies for recruiting dental assistants and what the Committee is doing to help address this challenge. 


1. Overview of the Challenges Facing Dental Professionals - Dr. Jeffrey Karen, Chair, MDS Dental Practice and Benefits  Committee 
2. Understanding the OJT Process - Barbara Young, Executive Director, Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry; and Dr. Tom Trowbridge, Member of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Dentistry
3. Impact on Dental Assisting Programs - Davann Chem, Program Coordinator, Northern Essex Community College
4. Q&A via Zoom Chat