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Rooted in the Present, Growing for Tomorrow.

Rooted in the Present, Growing for Tomorrow.

Since 2008, Radiance Dental Assisting Academy has helped hundreds of students pursue their dreams and excel in the dental field. Now, we continue to be the leading dental school in the Portland and Vancouver metro area and we have some exciting news! Reaching New...

Should You Attend Dental Assistant School Online?

Should You Attend Dental Assistant School Online?

It’s well known: Dental Assisting is a fast-growing field with lots of possibilities. Many people see it as a great opportunity to find a challenging and rewarding career, instead of just looking for another low-paying dead-end job. If you’re interested in a career as...

Why is There Demand for Dental Assistants?

Why is There Demand for Dental Assistants?

By the year 2026, employment opportunities for Dental Assistants will increase by nearly 20%. Why such a dramatic increase? Let’s look at the factors that will lead to this increased demand for Dental Assistants, as well as why joining this fast-growing and in-demand...

Your Dental Assisting Internship: What to Expect

Your Dental Assisting Internship: What to Expect

The Dental Assisting program at Pacific Northwest Dental Assisting School in Vancouver is split into 2 separate yet equally important parts: classroom study and a hands-on internship. In today’s post, we’ll talk about what you can expect to learn during your...

Dental Assisting School vs. On-the-Job Training

Dental Assisting School vs. On-the-Job Training

In Washington state, you’re not required to complete an academic program to begin your career as a Dental Assistant. In lieu of schooling, some people pursue on-the-job training to build their skills in the field. Which path is right for you? To make your decision,...

10 Traits of a Successful Dental Assistant

10 Traits of a Successful Dental Assistant

So you want to be a Dental Assistant? That’s great! With the right training and education, you can get on a fast track to becoming a Dental Assistant. But a career in dental assisting takes more than a certification. If you want to be successful, you’ll also need the...

Top 5 Reasons You Should Become a Dental Assistant

Top 5 Reasons You Should Become a Dental Assistant

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work as a Dental Assistant? You’re not alone. Dental Assisting is a field many people want to break into– and for good reason. Dental Assistants enjoy a career that’s both personally and professionally fulfilling. As a...

Fastest Growing In-Demand Careers

Fastest Growing In-Demand Careers

Fastest Growing In-Demand Careers Tired of looking for another job? Ready to find your calling in a fast-growing and in-demand career? If you’re thinking about investing your hard-earned time and money training for a new career, you need to be sure you’ll be rewarded...

A Day in The Life of A Dental Assistant

A Day in The Life of A Dental Assistant

Ask any group of Dental Assistants and they’ll all agree: dental assisting is a rewarding and exciting career. The need for both clinical and administrative skills makes dental assisting a truly unique and in-demand position. No two days are ever the same! Keep...