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Trista Johnson

Dental Assistant

What initially drew you to dentistry?

When I was growing up, I always wanted to be a dentist. I decided to just get into a program in the same field to try it out to see if it was something  would enjoy doing.

Did anything about your school experience stand out?

I made very good grades and had perfect attendance.

Why do you practice in this area?

I am from the area and I live here.

What is your favorite aspect of dentistry?

Ability to help others, the different variety of duties, and the chances to learn new things.

What does your job entail?

Set up rooms, take x-rays, propose treatment into their chart from the doctors, work chair-side with the doctors to treat patients with their needs and try to make them as comfortable as possible.

What is your favorite part of your job?

Getting patients out of pain and also getting to see their faces when things are done–the “after.”

Why do you love working with your doctors and the rest of your team?

Everyone does their job and we all work together well. It’s like a second family here.

How long have you worked at Dynamic Dental?

1 year and 10 months

What do you like to do in your free time?

Spending time with family and friends. Boat riding, swimming, fishing, watching movies, singing karaoke. I love music!

Do you have any pets?

My dog Bella, my cat Psycho, and 9 chickens.

What is your favorite dental joke?

What kind of filling would you like? Chocolate! 🙂