This episode gives a nod to dental assistants and the importance of elevating them in their roles.  It takes a team to deliver amazing care to the patients, and dental assistants are often the unsung heroes.  Penny Reed and guest Kevin Henry discuss the importance of showing appreciation to dental assistants (and the entire team) and how important it is to continue to educate and empower dental assistants.  You will learn that money may not be their biggest motivator, how to find and keep them and more from the dental assistants perspective.

With more than 20 years in the dental publishing industry, Kevin Henry is the editor-in-chief for  He is the former group editorial director for Dental Products Report and managing editor for Dental Economics.  Additionally, he now serves as the co-founder of, a community designed to empower, enlighten and educate dental assistants.

He speaks to dental assistants throughout the world, reminding them of the important role they play every day in their practice.  Kevin was recently names as one of the top five influential voices in the industry on Twitter.  You can follow him at @kgh23