We surveyed 2,596 dental assistants to learn what personality traits and interests make them unique. Here are the results.


Holland Codes

Dental assistants are conventional and social

Dental assistants tend to be predominantly conventional individuals, meaning that they are usually detail-oriented and organized, and like working in a structured environment. They also tend to be social, meaning that they thrive in situations where they can interact with, persuade, or help people.

If you are one or both of these archetypes, you may be well suited to be a dental assistant. However, if you are artistic, this is probably not a good career for you. Unsure of where you fit in? Take the career test now.

Here’s how the Holland codes of the average dental assistant break down: