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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Summary

Skilled Dental Assistant with 8 1/2 years of experience and success providing chair-side assistance to dental hygienists and dentists in fast-paced dental offices. Accurate when preparing equipment and materials for treatment, taking radiographs, sterilization and educating patients. Focused on providing top quality customer service. Able to work well with all personality types when interacting with patients and staff.

Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Organization skills
  • Learning Strategies
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Repairing
  • Dental Impressions
  • Dental Procedures
  • Patient/Family Education
  • Restorative Procedures
  • Four-Handed Procedures
  • Dental Radiography
Experience
10/2020 to Current
Dental Assistant Nuvance Health Danbury, CT,
  • Performed all of the duties permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual's training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider as referenced in State Dental Practice Act.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment. Using Eaglesoft.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, making/placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, and taking impressions.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies.
  • Expose and process radiographs
07/2017 to 10/2020
Dental Assistant Nuvance Health Poughkeepsie, NY,
  • Performed all of the duties permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual's training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider as referenced in State Dental Practice Act.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment. Using Eaglesoft.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, making/placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, and taking impressions.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies.
  • Expose and process radiographs
  • Assisted during pediatric restorative procedures, preformed pediatric dental prophy.
  • Assisted during sedation restorative procedures both adult and pediatric.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained a number of return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
12/2012 to 06/2015
Dental Assistant Nuvance Health Norwalk, CT,
  • Performed all of the duties permitted a dental assistant consistent with the individual's training and in the presence of or under the observation of a licensed provider as referenced in State Dental Practice Act.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment. Using Eaglesoft
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, making/placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, and taking impressions.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Expose and process bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2012
Certified Dental Assistant: Dental Assisting
Concorde Career College - Portland, Or,
GPA:
Expected in 05/2011
High School Diploma:
Scappoose High School - Scappoose, OR
GPA:
Certifications
  • BLS CPR certified
  • EFDA
  • EFODA
  • Certificate of Dental Radiological Proficiency
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant certification

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School Attended
  • Concorde Career College
  • Scappoose High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
Degrees
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • High School Diploma