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Kevin Henry

It’s OK to be unhappy … but not every day

Do you you love what you do? It’s a question I’ve asked thousands of dental assistants across the country during my lectures from Seattle to Boston. There are times when the answer is a resounding yes, times when there’s a pause followed by an answer, and times when the answer is no with an explanation following.

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Kevin Henry

Toothbrushes or tombstones? Dental assistant helped dying friend

“Nearly everyone has that one person, that ‘bestie’ they’ve been friends with forever, that person they grew up with, told secrets to, asked to stand up at their wedding, and went through both good and hard times. Most people hope to grow old with this person. For me, that person is Janet, and after 44 years we’re more like sisters than friends,” says Theresa Sheppard, RDA.

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Kevin Henry

What does respect mean for a dental assistant?

How does a dental assistant gain respect from his or her fellow team members? That’s the question tackled by Natalie Kaweckyj, LDARF, CDA, president of the American Dental Assistants Association, and Kevin Henry, co-founder of IgniteDA.

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Kevin Henry

Remember why you started

“Remember why you started. ” Those four words hit me like a ton of bricks early one morning at the Denver airport. So often. we all get sucked into the routine of our day and we forget why we even started doing what we are doing for a living. We have to get back to the basics. Here are my thoughts.

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Kevin Henry

Your words matter. Let’s talk about it together.

Have you ever thought about the words that you say and the power that they hold? I think we all can remember times that words have stung us. but it’s not always about phrases said in arguments or anger. Sometimes what we say in the course of a normal day can have huge impacts as well.

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Kevin Henry

What do you believe in?

What do each of us believe so strongly in that we would take a stand for it. even if it meant we might lose our income and way of life?

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