dental assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Dental Assistant bringing skillful and admirable experience in fast-paced dental practices. Highly skilled in preparing patients for examinations, assisting with chairside procedures along with holding current CPR and Dental x-ray certification. Educating patients on oral hygiene and care and always promoting a positive work environment. Offering hands-on expertise in sustaining patient comfort.

  • Dental office administration
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Patient Relations
  • Data Confidentiality Measures
  • Team collaboration
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA Expected in 08/2024 Process of Completion : Dental Hygiene - GPA :
  • Continued coursework in Intercultural communications, Orientation to healthcare, English college composition 1, Human anatomy and physiology.
  • Majored in dental health.
Northern Virginia Community College Annandale, VA, Expected in 03/2021 : Dental X-ray Certification - GPA :
National CPR Foundation , Expected in 01/2020 National CPR Foundation : Health Education - GPA :

Certification in CPR / AED/ First-Aid

National Dental Hygiene Examination Reston, VA, USA, Expected in 10/2020 NBDHE : Dental Hygienist - GPA :

Cleared my National Board Dental Hygiene Examination {NBDHE} in October 2020.

International Open Academy , Expected in 09/2018 TESOL Certification : Education - GPA :
Australian Dental Council Melbourne, Australia, Expected in ADC Part 1 : Dentistry - GPA :

Cleared my Australian Dental Examination (part 1) in September 2015.

Khyber College of Dentistry Peshawar, Pakistan, Expected in Bachelor in Dentistry : Dentistry - GPA :
Qurtuba College For Girls Hayatabad, Peshawar, Pakistan, Expected in High School (12th Grade) : Health And Science - GPA :
University Model School And College Peshawar, Pakistan, Expected in High School (10th Grade) : Science Education - GPA :
Work History
Parkland Health & Hospital System - Dental Assistant
Garland, TX, 04/2015 - 01/2016
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Supported dentist chairside with required procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
Laser Eye Institute - Medical Receptionist
Troy, MI, 01/2010 - 03/2015
  • Answered phone calls to provide assistance, information and medical personnel access to maximize office efficiency.
  • Scheduled and confirmed patient appointments for diagnostic, surgical and consultation services.
  • Conducted patient intake interviews to collect medical information and insurance details.
  • Informed patients of financial responsibilities prior to rendering services.
  • Delivered high-quality administrative and customer service to sustain patient and work flows.
  • Greeted callers with enthusiasm, answering all phone calls by second ring.
  • Pleasantly greeted each patient and offered the desk sheet for easy sign-in.
  • Straightened up the waiting room so that it remained neat and organized.
  • Answered multi-line phone system and directed callers to requested personnel and departments.
  • Communicated with all partners throughout practice, including physicians, nursing staff, technicians and medical assistants.
Benevis - Assistant Surgical Nurse (Part Time)
New Orleans, LA, 01/2011 - 06/2011
  • Analyzed patient chart data and identification to verify accurate information.
  • Assessed patients on admission to evaluate and continually monitor.
  • Built relationships with pre- and post-surgical patients through compassionate approach and positive attitude.
  • Maintained aseptic environment to prevent patient infections or other unwanted outcomes.
  • Informed patients, family members and caregivers of physician instructions for post-operative at-home care.
  • Connected with patients and families from variety of cultural and economic backgrounds to establish and maintain open communication for improved patient outcomes.
S. M. Ashraf - Associate Dentist
City, STATE, 04/2007 - 08/2008
  • Consulted patients to explain treatment plan details and information about upcoming dental procedures.
  • Analyzed X-rays and reviewed patients' health backgrounds to devise appropriate treatment course.
  • Examined patients teeth, gums and oral tissue to identify and diagnose conditions.
  • Taught patients how to properly brush and floss for optimal dental health.
  • Collected information from patients, parents and guardians about dental care and issues of concern.
  • Educated patients on proper oral hygiene to promote oral health and disease prevention.
  • Performed necessary procedures including different class fillings, fissure sealants, performing extractions on average few cases per day.
  • Developed and implemented individualized dental care plans for patients.
  • Followed up with patients after procedures for proper pain management.

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School Attended

  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • National CPR Foundation
  • National Dental Hygiene Examination
  • International Open Academy
  • Australian Dental Council
  • Khyber College of Dentistry
  • Qurtuba College For Girls
  • University Model School And College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Medical Receptionist
  • Assistant Surgical Nurse (Part Time)
  • Associate Dentist


  • Process of Completion
  • National CPR Foundation
  • TESOL Certification
  • ADC Part 1
  • Bachelor in Dentistry
  • High School (12th Grade)
  • High School (10th Grade)

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