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dental assistant resume example with 1+ years of experience

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

Multi-talented Dental Assistant with [Number] years of expertise assisting with all areas of dental treatment. Committed to supporting administrative duties such as charting, records management and appointment setting while supporting dentists. Talented at closely monitoring patients during procedures to quickly address issues with pain or discomfort. Driven Dental Assistant with [Number] years of success in building relationships with patients and colleagues. Expert in all areas of dentistry assistance and skilled at anticipating dentists' and patients' needs. Attentive, prepared and proactive when working closely with various dental team staff to deliver top-notch services. Patient-oriented Dental Assistant bringing over [Number] years of experience in fast-paced dental practices. Highly skilled in preparing patients for examinations, assisting with chairside procedures and educating patients on oral hygiene and care. Focused on providing top quality customer service. Friendly Dental Assistant with [Number] years of success building strong relationships with patients and providing quality support during dental procedures. Knowledgeable and experienced in dental procedures. Works well with all personality types when interacting with patients and staff. Certified Dental Assistant with hands-on experience. Skilled at chairside assisting, dental radiography and building relationships with patients. Well-rounded knowledge of dentistry and enthusiasm to bring strong work ethic to excellent dental practice. Reliable Dental Assistant with strong knowledge of dentistry practices. Well-rounded and skilled handling multiple tasks, including making dental impressions, [Skill] and taking X-rays. Highly organized with experience in charting, [Skill] and preparing patient treatment plans. Ambitious Dental Assistant with [Number] years of experience in [Area of expertise] settings. Skilled in taking X-rays, [Action] and [Action]. Passionate for providing outstanding patient care by actively listening, asking for patient feedback and [Skill]. Dependable Dental Assistant offering [Number] years of experience caring for patients' dental needs. Expertise in assisting dental hygienists, dentists and dental surgeons by prepping exam rooms, [Action] and [Action]. Well versed in infection control procedures and patient education. Ambitious student pursuing [Area of study] degree eager to contribute developed knowledge in [Job Title] role. Skilled in [Skill] and [Skill] in [Type] settings. Adaptable and driven with strong work ethic and motivation to thrive in team-based or individually motivated settings. Outgoing student pursuing flexible part-time employment with weekend and evening shift options. Organized and motivated employee eager to apply time management and organizational skills in various environments. Seeking entry-level opportunities to expand skills while facilitating company growth. Motivated [Area of study] student seeking internship in [Area of expertise] to gain hands-on experience. Outgoing and friendly with strong drive to succeed. Hardworking and reliable [Job Title] with strong ability in [Task] and [Task]. Offering [Skill], [Skill] and [Skill]. Highly organized, proactive and punctual with team-oriented mentality. Motivated professional offering [Degree] in [Area of study]. Adds value to any organization in need of great collaboration, interpersonal, and multitasking abilities. Meets tight deadlines every time. [Job Title] with talent for [Task] and [Task]. Strong knowledge of [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise]. Communicative and team-oriented with proficiency in [Software]. Proven history of fostering [Action] to meet team, individual and management objectives. Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference. [Job Title] with demonstrated command of [Area of expertise]. [Type] expert with developed aptitude for [Skill] and [Skill]. Multilingual and fluent in [Language] and [Language], offering solid comprehension of cultural diversity. [Area of study] student with background in [Area of expertise]. Strong technical proficiency with work history in [Area of expertise]. In-depth knowledge of [Software] coupled with [Task] and [Task] abilities. Proven history of [Skill] and [Skill]. Results-focused [Industry] professional with strength in [Skill], [Task] and [Task]. Proactive leader with strengths in communication and collaboration. Proficient in leveraging [Area of expertise] and [Area of expertise] knowledge to promote [Result]. Adept at managing concurrent objectives to promote efficiency and influence positive outcomes. [Area of study] student pursuing [Degree] seeks internship opportunity to gain hands-on experience. Outgoing and friendly with strong motivation for success.

Skills
  • Exam room setups
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Patient schedule management
  • Periodontics
  • Treatment room setup
  • Taking X-rays
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Restorative procedures
  • Dental staff support
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Dentrix proficiency
  • Chairside assistance
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Patient counseling
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Oral X-Rays
  • Office Management
  • Medical records management
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Patient records gathering
  • Oral Healthcare
  • Knowledgeable in [Software]
Education and Training
Kaplan College Arlington, TX, Expected in 02/2015 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc - Dental Assistant
Saint Louis, MO, 12/2021 - 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, applied dental fillings, placed temporary crowns and seated permanent crowns.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Managed use, cleaning, sterilization and storage of instruments according to American Dental Association standards.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using appointment software.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Supported dentist chairside with root canal and extraction procedures.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Monitored proper clinical area appearance, sterilization and restocking by creating daily, weekly and monthly assistant tasks lists.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Supported dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc - Dental Assistant
Saint Louis, MO, 02/2021 - 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.
  • 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.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, applied dental fillings, placed temporary crowns and seated permanent crowns.
  • Managed use, cleaning, sterilization and storage of instruments according to American Dental Association standards.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using appointment software.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Supported dentist chairside with root canal and extraction procedures.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Monitored proper clinical area appearance, sterilization and restocking by creating daily, weekly and monthly assistant tasks lists.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Supported dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
Myrtle Hilliard Davis Comprehensive Health Centers, Inc - Dental Assistant
Saint Louis, MO, 02/2019 - 02/2020
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, applied dental fillings, placed temporary crowns and seated permanent crowns.
  • Managed use, cleaning, sterilization and storage of instruments according to American Dental Association standards.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using appointment software.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Supported dentist chairside with root canal and extraction procedures.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Monitored proper clinical area appearance, sterilization and restocking by creating daily, weekly and monthly assistant tasks lists.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Supported dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.

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School Attended

  • Kaplan College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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