Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Experienced Dental Assistant with 6 months of expertise in Dental General. Successful at maintaining patient flows by facilitating exam room turnovers, preparing patients for examinations and educating patients on oral hygiene and care. Well-organized and diligent about addressing individual requirements. Friendly, outgoing and professional in every interaction.

  • Cash register operations
  • Refunds and exchanges
  • Customer assistance
  • Payment collection
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Oral surgery
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Dental Staff Assistance
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Patient Relations
  • Team collaboration
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Dental office administration
  • Local anesthetic proficiency
Work History
02/2019 to Current Cashier Goodwill Industries Of Southeastern Michigan | Dundee, MI,
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Assisted customers with special services, account updates and promotional options.
  • Used cash registers and POS systems to request and record customer orders and compute bills.
  • Assisted customers by answering questions and fulfilling requests.
  • Arranged paper and electronic payment records to maintain well-organized fill systems and recordkeeping compliance.
  • Increased sales 23% by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Checked prices for customers and processed items sold by scanning barcodes.
  • Trained as Customer Service Cashier and provided back-up coverage to provide customers with optimal support.
12/2019 to 04/2020 Dental Assistant Cfg Health Network | Mays Landing, NJ,
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Helped Dentist complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by Dentist for review by dentist.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by Dentist, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Dentrix while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
08/2017 to 02/2019 Cashier Goodwill Industries Of Southeastern Michigan | Monroe, MI,
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Mentored new team members on POS system operation, customer service strategies and sales goals.
  • Increased sales 15% by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
Expected in 05/2020 Dental Assistant Certificate | Dental Assisting Erwin Technical College, Tampa, FL GPA:

Graduated with Honors- Academic Honors and National Technical Honors Society





First Aid

Blood borne pathogens

Domestic Violence

OSHA/HIPPA Certified

Infection Control

Basic Dental Laboratory

Computer Skills

Ordering Supplies

Office Duties

Patient Education

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