Review a list of frequently asked interview questions for dental assistant positions.
Dental Assistant Interview Questions
What procedure do you use for sterilizing and disinfecting dental equipment when preparing for surgery?
How much chairside experience do you have? Are you more comfortable working with children or adults?
Do you have any laboratory experience (making casts of teeth, temporary crowns, etc.)?
Do you have any office/administrative experience?
Do you have experience maintaining dental records?
What experience do you have with preparatory dental procedures?
Are you CPR certified?
Describe a time when you worked on a team and there was a disagreement between two people. How did you handle the situation?
How do you work under continuous direct supervision? How do you handle criticism?
Why do you want to work for our practice in particular?
General Job Interview Questions
In addition to job specific interview questions, you will also be asked more general questions about your employment history, education, strengths, weaknesses, achievements, goals and plans. Here's a list of the most common interview questions and examples of answers.