dental assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Lead Dental Assistant | Supervisor seeking to apply my previous experience to train in a management capacity, while utilizing my Dental Assistant and administrative skills, strong work ethic, and professionalism within a growing Dental Practice.

  • Treatment room breakdown
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental impressions
  • Dental staff meetings
  • Oral surgery
  • Strong manual dexterity
  • Dental office administration
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Strong communication skills
  • Insurance billing
  • Team collaboration
  • Data confidentiality measures
  • Data Entry
Work History
Dental Assistant, 09/2017 to 12/2020
Management & Training CorporationMiami, FL,
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, such dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, RCT and sealants.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for numerous procedures daily.
Dental Assistant, 09/2018 to 02/2020
Management & Training CorporationCalexico, CA,
  • Prepare patients for procedures, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy,and applying lead aprons.
  • Educated patients on pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing patients, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthesia
  • Fabricating temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by [Action] for review by dentist.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, [Action] and [Action].
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Booked appointments for patients using [Software].
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
Lead Dental Assistant, 10/2014 to 02/2015
BenevisBen Lomond, AR,
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.

  • Lead Dental Assistant/ Supervisor

    Prepares the treatment room for patients by following prescribed procedures and protocols.

    Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.

    Provides instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to the treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.

    Assist dentists manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.

    Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

    Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

    Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

    Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

    Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

    Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Input of patient fees and treatment digitally

    Intraoral Picture, digital and Panoramic radiographs and Periapical radiograph.

    Talking alginate impressions for Dentures

    Assisting with Oral surgery and General Dentistry.

    Adjusting and fitting of Upper and lower dentures.

    Following up with Dental insurance claims.

    Accounts receivable/payable.

    Assisting with General Anesthesia

    Knowledge of general anesthesia medicine ( propofol ect)

    Knowledge of airways and breathing for patients

    Front Desk

    Patients follow up and solve patient issues.

    Designated head of OSHA.

    Patient scheduling/recalls.

    Training new associates.

    Fabrication Patient’s treatment plans for future procedures.


    Insurance coordinator
Associate of Science: Dentistry (Pre-Dentistry), Expected in to Montclair State University - Montclair, NJ
: , Expected in to CCV - Vermont,

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School Attended

  • Montclair State University
  • CCV

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant


  • Associate of Science

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