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Dental Assistant resume example with 9+ years of experience

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

Obtain a challenging position that will allow me to learn new technologies and skills while utilizing my previous experiences to improve beyond my abilities and exceed expectations to excel within the company. I have over 20 years of customer service and dental experience and love learning new things and being challenged. Accurately met patient and dentist needs by coordinating materials, cleaning teeth and applying sealing compounds. Well-organized and diligent about addressing individual requirements. Friendly, outgoing and professional in every interaction.

Skills
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Oral surgery
  • Dental office administration
  • Local anesthetic proficiency
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Dental radiography
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Strong Manual Dexterity
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Patient Data Gathering
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Dental Staff Assistance
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Patient Relations
  • Data Confidentiality Measures
  • Insurance billing
  • Team collaboration
  • Electronic Charting
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Compassion
Education
Missouri College St. Louis Mo, Expected in 08/1995 Associate of Science : Dental Assistant Certification - GPA :
Work History
Marc Rojtman, Dds, Inc. - Dental Assistant
Oxnard, CA, 10/2018 - 04/2020
  • Clean and sterilize endoscopes, forceps, snares and other tools and equipment following established infection control procedures.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Calmed nervous patients by speaking softly, answering questions and providing compassionate care.
  • Assisted in identification of soldiers killed in action using DNA analysis, fingerprints and dental records.
  • Performed 20 dental procedures on an average day
  • Delivered hands-on assistance to physical or occupational therapists in conducting in-patient treatment.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Managed supply restocking, display arrangements and general housekeeping.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
Gates, Hudson And Associates Inc. - Leasing Consultant
Columbia, MD, 02/2016 - 03/2018
  • Marketed property to local businesses through collateral, emails and phone calls.
  • Distributed and followed up on tenant renewal notices.
  • Kept meticulous records of all correspondence between management and tenants.
  • Conducted property showings to highlight features, answer questions and redirect concerns to close contracts.
  • Minimized vacancy periods by collaborating with building owners to strategize improvements to marketing initiatives, business plans and tenant outreach programs.
  • Kept records accurate, detailed and fully compliant with reporting requirements to meet all state, local and federal housing requirements.
  • Performed background checks on over 50 apartment applicants daily
  • Toured property with prospective tenants and provided wealth of information in regards to its key features.
  • Resolved conflicts between tenants regarding noise, encroachments and parking.
  • Collected monthly rent payments and other fees, always properly recording and processing money.
  • Helped clients find leases to suit all kinds of needs such as handicapped access, pet-friendly locations and one-story configurations.
Marc Rojtman, Dds, Inc. - Dental Assistant
Oxnard, CA, 01/2011 - 10/2016
  • Calmed nervous patients by speaking softly, answering questions and providing compassionate care.
  • Assisted in identification of soldiers killed in action using DNA analysis, fingerprints and dental records.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level.
  • Managed supply restocking, display arrangements and general housekeeping.
  • Used facility EMR system to update patient records, transmit prescriptions and transfer files.
  • Developed and improved infection control procedures.
  • Delivered hands-on assistance to physical or occupational therapists in conducting in-patient treatment.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
Marc Rojtman, Dds, Inc. - Dental Assistant
Oxnard, CA, 06/2009 - 09/2010
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings casts and impressions.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • 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.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Missouri College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Leasing Consultant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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