Dedicated and energetic Dental Assistant with over one year of experience in providing skilled dental treatment. Focused on patient comfort, proper oral hygiene, treatment and preventative care management. Excels in fast-paced, high volume medical offices.
Study and practice dance moves required in roles.
Collaborate with choreographers in order to refine or modify dance steps.
Audition for dance roles or for membership in dance companies.
Attend costume fittings, photography sessions, and makeup calls associated with dance performances.
Devise and choreograph dance for self or others.
Perform in productions, singing or acting in addition to dancing, if required.
Encourage and teach the art of dance to a younger generation.
Determine price schedules and discount rates.
Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
Coordinated appointment schedules for the dentist.
Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.
Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist.
Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
Duplicated x-rays when requested by insurance companies.
Performed laboratory and radiologic support functions such as preparing materials and models.
Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical.
Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases.
Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay.
Polished and applied sealants and fluorides.
Gently and skillfully took and developed radiographs.
Actively participated in outreach programs for uninsured and underinsured children.
Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services.
Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
Describe merchandise and explain use, operation, and care of merchandise to customers.
Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.
Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations.
Exchange merchandise for customers and accept returns.
Clean shelves, counters, and tables.
Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
Answer telephones, direct calls, and take messages.
Communicate with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders, and address complaints.
Open, sort, and route incoming orders, answer correspondence, and prepare outgoing orders.
Deliver messages and run errands.
Train other staff members to perform work activities, such as using computer applications, and shorting.
Studied Early Childhood Development.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR certified.
Active member of the ADAA since 2012.
Certificate of the North Carolina Basic Infection Control.
Over one year experience as a DA II.
Over 15 hours of observation in a dental office general, pediatric, and orthodontics.
Ability to work efficiently with a team and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Extensive knowledge of clinical procedures and medical terminology.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with patients as well as dentists.
Possess excellent customer service skills.
Familiar with major operating systems such as Eagle Soft, Dentrix, ScanX.
Able to work in long irregular hours.
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