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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Motivated to apply education and learned skills and abilities to enhance operations. Eager to learn new skills and advance knowledge with hands-on experience. Proficient in maintaining a efficient work flow and cooperating with team members with advanced interpersonal abilities to provide quality care to patients within the dental office.

Skills
  • Team management
  • Team building
Education and Training
Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology Naples, FL Expected in 05/2020 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Lorenzo Walker Technical College Naples, FL, Expected in 08/2020 Expanded Functions Dental Assistant : - GPA :
Experience
Alakaina Family Of Companies - Dental Assistant
Fort Collins, CO, 11/2021 - Current
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Documented patient records with procedures performed and added notes taken to charts.
  • Explained dental services and payment plans to help patients make informed decisions.
  • Assisted dentist during examinations by retracting patient's cheeks and tongue.
  • Utilized automated washers to sterilize instruments and prevent cross-infection between patients.
  • Provided chair-side assistance during dental examinations and procedures to boost efficiency and calm nervous patients.
  • Checked with participants throughout procedures to help alleviate anxiety.
  • Prepared patients by explaining scheduled treatments and potential side effects.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Developed teamwork skills and am very open to learning new techniques, skills and am looking forward to the opportunity to increase my experience as a dental assistant Dental assisting is a passion for me and I look forward to finding a way to work with you to provide the best overall experience possible for both the doctor and the patient.
  • Am well-versed and proficient in most dental procedures and am always open to learning something new.
  • Comfortable explaining treatment plans to patient's.
Alakaina Family Of Companies - Dental Assistant
Huntsville, AL, 10/2020 - 10/2021
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Documented patient records with procedures performed and added notes taken to charts.
  • Explained dental services and payment plans to help patients make informed decisions.
  • Assisted dentist during examinations by retracting patient's cheeks and tongue.
  • Utilized automated washers to sterilize instruments and prevent cross-infection between patients.
  • Provided chair-side assistance during dental examinations and procedures to boost efficiency and calm nervous patients.
  • Checked with participants throughout procedures to help alleviate anxiety.
  • Prepared patients by explaining scheduled treatments and potential side effects.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
Gary Stevens, DMD, DDS - Dental Assistant Student Intern
City, STATE, 07/2020 - 08/2020
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
Accomplishments

Graduated with academic straight A honor roll, latin honors: summa cum laude, merit graduate, and recognized in English Language Arts for being an outstanding student.

Activities and Honors

CDA

ICE

RHS

EFDA

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School Attended

  • Lorenzo Walker Institute of Technology
  • Lorenzo Walker Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant Student Intern

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

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