The U.S. celebrates Dental Assistants Recognition Week during March 1-7, 2015. “If you have strong communication skills, enjoy working with your hands as well as your mind and want a career with responsibility, dental assisting is for you,” says the American Dental Association.
At Whitmore Dental, Melly Moody RDA is our Dental Assistant, helping with many different aspects of dental care in our practice, and working side-by-side with Dr. Whitmore.
If you’ve received care from Whitmore Dental, you’ve seen how Melly’s kind personality and high level of professional experience help set our patients at ease.
In Melly’s own words:
“The thing I like most about my job is being able to help patients get to where they want to be with their smile. The gratitude that they have is amazing! People’s lives are changed – dramatically.
“I’m a caregiver at heart, so communicating with patients comes naturally to me. I always want patients to feel that they can ask us questions. During procedures, I watch our patients’ faces and anticipate their needs, so Dr. Whitmore and I can check in with them.
While everyday life can be stressful, going to the dentist never should be, and we do everything possible to make our patients comfortable. Another way that I connect with some patients is through language – I’m bilingual in both English and Spanish.
“I work directly with Dr. Whitmore to support many different types of treatment. I appreciate how he is frank and sincere with patients, along with being a very skilled dentist.
“I love what I do and I’m fortunate to be able to do what I love!”
Thank you, Melly, for your wonderful patient care and all that you do as part of the Whitmore Dental Team!