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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Reliable Dental Assistant with 5 years of experience efficiently handling administrative tasks and assisting chairside with dental procedures. Experienced in lead assistance, supply ordering and assisting with procedures; including, but not limited to General, oral surgery, and orthodontic, setting up exam rooms, taking dental radiographs, and preparing materials for impressions or restorations. Team-focused with commitment to providing exceptional care to all patients.

Skills
  • Oral surgery
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Chairside assisting
  • Dental impression and scanning
  • Data entry
  • Patient privacy
  • Equipment maintenance skills
  • Model trimming competency
  • Temporary crown and bridge fabrication
  • Preventive oral health education
  • OSHA and infection control adherence
  • Dentrix software proficiency
  • Certified in First Aid
  • Intra-oral camera operations
  • Fixed and removable prosthetics
  • Dental Radiography certificate
Work History
Dental Assistant, 01/2019 - 07/2019
New Horizon Family Health Services Inc Greenville County, SC,
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, temporary cementing temporary crown and making all adjustments needed
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by digital images for review by dentist
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Dentrix while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics
Lead Dental Assistant, 07/2018 - 12/2018
Benevis Grand Prairie, TX,
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and fabricated temporary crowns and made all adjustments.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Open Dental while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
Lead Dental Assistant, 03/2018 - 07/2018
Benevis Gretna, LA,
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, casts and impressions
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by setting up operatory, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by setting up opertory, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by setting up operatory, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment
Dental Assistant, 06/2014 - 08/2017
New Horizon Family Health Services Inc Travelers Rest, SC,
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, Scanning full mouth using Itero, casts and impressions
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by prepping room, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, and applying lead aprons
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by digital images for review by dentist
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Dentrix while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies
Education
Associate of Science: Health Program Preparation, Expected in 2021
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Washtenaw Community College - Ann Arbor, MI
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Certification of Completion: Dental Assistant, Expected in 06/2014
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Ross Medical Education Center - Canton, MI,
GPA:
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License : Cosmetology, Expected in 02/2011
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Douglas J Aveda Institute - Ann Arbor, MI,
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Status -
Certifications
  • CPR certified
  • Radiographic cerified

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School Attended

  • Washtenaw Community College
  • Ross Medical Education Center
  • Douglas J Aveda Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Certification of Completion
  • License

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