Dental Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Motivated and reliable individual looking for a dental position that would allow me to use knowledge of procedures for dental room, radiography and other dental equipment. I lover to learn I also would like to expand my career by going back too collage for my Dental Hygienist...


* Computer skills

> Microsoft Software

>Dentrix Dental Software

>Patterson Dental Software

* Communication skills

>English (fluent)

  • Planning and coordination
  • Problem resolution
  • Customer service
  • Communications
  • Multitasking
  • CPR Certified
  • First Aid
  • HIPPA Certified
  • X-Ray Technician Experience (non-certified)
Dental Assistant, 01/2018 to 05/2019
Alaska Premier Dental GroupAnchorage, AK,
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Microsoft and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
MXDC Restaurant/Restaurant Hostess, 02/2016 to 11/2017
Lumber Liquidators, Inc.Pensacola, FL,
  • Stayed on top of server availability and table turnover to make accurate decisions about seating locations.
  • Supervised activities of dining room staff to maintain service levels and support guest needs.
  • Delivered outstanding service and support from initial interaction to final departure, maintaining loyal clientele.
  • Answered telephone to provide establishment information and take party reservations.
  • Developed long-term relationships with customers which increased repeat business.
  • Backed up serving staff, food runners and bussers to keep dining room presentable and ready for incoming guests.
  • Accommodated guests with special needs, including accommodations for child seats and wheelchairs.
  • Supported management by helping resolving customer service and food-related issues to maintain guest satisfaction.
  • Helped restaurant staff set up small and large events to coordinate smooth execution.
  • Set up and decorated menu marketing boards with current specials information and drink features.
  • Managed guest expectations by relaying information regarding hours, wait times and specials.
  • Monitored dining area to assess server capacity and accurately estimate wait times.
Retail Sales Associate, 06/2014 to 01/2016
Rumors Clothing StoreCity, STATE,
  • Fostered customer retention by assessing and meeting product needs.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Supported managers with organizing store and showcasing new items in eye-catching displays.
  • Help customers load purchased equipment when necessary.
  • Greeted each customer and offered assistance in finding requested items, helping boost customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Assisted in strategic planning and setup of merchandise displays to promote target products and attract customer traffic.
  • Drove sales by successfully employing strategies such as upselling and cross-selling.
  • Engaged customers, found requested items and explained sales promotions to deliver pleasant shopping experiences.
  • Generated brand awareness and positive product impressions to increase sales.
  • Processed payments and maintained accurate drawers to meet financial targets.
  • Built customer loyalty by engaging with and identifying product needs of customers.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Answered questions about current promotions and resolved issues according to store policies.
  • Maintained friendly, outgoing personality to promote positive work environment and build customer loyalty.
  • Managed cash register operations using POS system, including processing sales and returns.
  • Monitored sales floor to identify customers in need of assistance and merchandise in need of replenishment.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2005
Prince Gorge's Community Based Classroom - Bladensburg, MD,
Dental Assistant: Dental Assisting, Expected in 06/2018
Fortis Collage - Landover, MD,

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Prince Gorge's Community Based Classroom
  • Fortis Collage
Job Titles Held:
  • Dental Assistant
  • MXDC Restaurant/Restaurant Hostess
  • Retail Sales Associate
  • High School Diploma
  • Dental Assistant

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