Kevin Henry joins Dr. Yum to talk about the changing culture of the dental assistant role and how to retain your top team players. Episode 217 is available for download now on all of the top podcast platforms or listen now by clicking the player above!
-Discussion about how dental assistants felt when covid and the shut downs initially started and how those feelings have caused a ripple effect in the industry
-Conversation about the changes in supply and demand of dental employees and what dental practices can do to hire and retain the best of the bunch
-Learn what Kevin says an employer can do when dental assistant demands become steeper than affordable
-Discussion about goal setting and engaging with the dental team
Meet this week’s guest: With more than 20 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report, managing editor for Dental Economics, and editor-in-chief for DrBicuspid.com. He now serves as the co-founder for IgniteDA, a community designed to empower, enlighten, and educate dental assistants. He has spoken to dental assistants throughout the world, in person and through the Dental Assistant Nation podcast series, reminding them of the important role they play every day in their practice. He is also certified as a DiSC trainer, helping dental practices learn how to understand each other better through personality assessments and training.
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217: Interview with co-founder of IgniteDA and host of Dental Assistant Nation Podcast, Kevin Henry
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