242 episodes

Kevin Henry is the co-founder of IgniteDA, champion for dental assistants and host of the Dental Assistant Nation podcast. Speaker, consultant and author focused on empowering, enlightening and educating dental assistants.

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    • 4.6 • 16 Ratings

Kevin Henry is the co-founder of IgniteDA, champion for dental assistants and host of the Dental Assistant Nation podcast. Speaker, consultant and author focused on empowering, enlightening and educating dental assistants.

    Episode 242: A new study on vitamins and their impact on you

    Episode 242: A new study on vitamins and their impact on you

    In this episode, dentistry's pharmacology expert, Tom Viola, RPh, makes a return to discuss a fascinating new study on vitamins and how effective they really are. Are we throwing our money down the drain or are vitamins what we need them to be? Viola tells what dental professionals and patients should know.

    • 16 min
    Episode 241: Real talk about dental implants and the assistant's role

    Episode 241: Real talk about dental implants and the assistant's role

    Dr. Liran Levin joins the show to discuss dental implants and how dental practices should be discussing them with patients. Making sure patients are the right candidates and are prepared for what is to come is important, and we discuss how the assistant plays a role in that communication and the success of the implant. What do patients really need to know? We talk about it here.

    • 16 min
    Episode 240: Oral cancer and the dental assistant's many roles

    Episode 240: Oral cancer and the dental assistant's many roles

    In this episode, IgniteDA co-founder Kevin Henry joins the team from Oral Cancer Cause to talk about the many roles that dental assistants play in the practice when it comes to oral cancer screening, including teacher and comforter. If dentistry is going to be viewed as a true partner with medicine, oral cancer screenings are critical on so many levels.

    • 26 min
    Episode 239: Tips on embracing technology in today's dental practice

    Episode 239: Tips on embracing technology in today's dental practice

    With his years of dental industry experience and passion for helping dental teams embrace technology, Matthew Newman joins the podcast to discuss tips and trends surrounding technology and its impact on dental practices and dental patients.

    • 15 min
    Episode 238: Overcoming the challenges in the second half of 2022

    Episode 238: Overcoming the challenges in the second half of 2022

    Tija Hunter, CDA, EFDA, joins the show this week as we talk about some of the biggest challenges we have heard dental assistants having to face in the first half of 2022. We offer solutions and give our "hot takes" on how to make the second half of 2022 the best it can be for every dental assistant.

    • 16 min
    Episode 237: What to do when you feel overstretched in the dental practice

    Episode 237: What to do when you feel overstretched in the dental practice

    In this episode, IgniteDA co-founder Kevin Henry looks at the current dental industry landscape and how dental assistants are being asked to do more today than ever before. What can dental assistants do to help avoid being overstretched in their duties? If they reach that point, how can they deal with additional duties? We talk about that and more.

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

@danathedentalassitant ,

@Danathedentalassistant

I appreciate this podcast as a dental assistant/ this and that and a little of everything! I encourage all my new dental assistants to listen to this podcast as a tool for their career tool box and also to read your book! I had the opportunity to listen to Kevin this weekend and he was just as amazing in person! Thank you for this wonder podcast where dental assistants can gather to thrive and grow!!!

xmckvkekedn ,

Great podcast

As a dental assistant, I love this podcast!! Very inspirational. Thank you Kevin for doing this podcast. Sound/microphone quality leaves a little bit to be desired, but content is absolutely wonderful!!

ERH1976 ,

Great Podcast!

I’m a dental assistant and I absolutely love this podcast! I have also heard Kevin speak and got to meet him as well. I appreciate his passion for the dental assisting career and try not to miss an episode!

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