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dental assistant resume example with 7+ years of experience

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

. Proactive server with 9 years of experience working in high end restaurants and diners. Focused and efficient team member knowledgeable in food safety and sanitation guidelines. Commended for having perfect attendance record and delivering exceptional customer service. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of all tasks and training . Motivated to learn, grow and excel Talented Dental Assistant with 10years of experience working with dental staff to treat patients. Skilled at taking dental x-rays, preparing dental impressions and assisting dental hygienists and dentists. Expert at creating and maintaining clean and sterile environments.

Skills
  • Local anesthetic proficiency
  • Dental office administration
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Dental radiography
  • Oral surgery
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Patient Data Gathering
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Dental Staff Assistance
  • Patient Relations
  • Team collaboration
  • Electronic Charting
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Dining area maintenance
  • Food and beverage pairings
  • Sales expertise
  • Beverage preparation
  • Wine Service
  • To-Go Order Preparation
  • Stocking and Replenishing
  • Point of Sale Knowledge
  • Order Delivery Practices
  • Order Accuracy
  • Menu Memorization
  • Hospitality Service Expertise
  • High-Volume Dining
  • Guest Seating Arrangements
  • Food Sales and Promotion
  • Daily Specials Memorization
  • Ordering Procedures
  • Table Setting Knowledge
  • Cash handling
  • Item promotion
  • Food preparation and safety
  • Front-of-house display creation
  • Food running
Work History
06/2020 to 10/2020 Dental Assistant Akron Children's Hospital | Twinsburg, OH,
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Managed office schedules and calendars to coordinate administrative planning and execution.
  • 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 dentist with any and all procedures.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Booked appointments for patients using [Software].
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, [Type], casts and impressions.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Used [Software] to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures , clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for [Number] procedures daily.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, root canals and inplants.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy and applying lead aprons.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using [Software] while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
04/2017 to 10/2020 Store Manager Rdo Equipment Co. | Bismarck, ND,
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs.
  • Set effective store schedules based on forecasted customer levels, individual employee knowledge and service requirements.
  • Reconciled daily sales transactions to balance and log day-to-day revenue with [Software].
  • Managed [Number] [Job Title]s successfully in fast-paced environment through proactive communication and positive feedback.
  • Oversaw, trained and encouraged [Number] [Job title]s, promoting culture of efficiency and performance.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting contents of cash register.
  • Evaluated suppliers by assessing quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries to maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Maintained proper product levels and inventory controls for [Type] merchandise and organized backroom to facilitate effective ordering and stock rotation.
  • Oversaw and improved [Product or Service] deliveries worth over $[Amount] per year through efficient coordination of daily operations.
  • Maximized sales and minimized shrinkage through excellent customer service and adherence to standard practices.
  • Supervised guests at front counter, answering questions regarding products.
  • Protected store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies.
  • Managed inventory control, cash control and store opening and closing procedures.
  • Kept inventories accurate with daily cycle counts and [Timeframe] audits to identify and resolve variances.
  • Minimized on-site cash with frequent deposits and high accuracy in predicting operations.
  • Upheld and communicated store programs and standards to employees for optimal quality, freshness, safety and cleanliness.
04/2013 to 10/2020 server and bar manager Edgewood Summit | Charleston, WV,
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
  • Upsold high-profit items such as appetizers and mixed drinks to enhance sales numbers.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Worked with POS system to place orders, manage bills and handle complimentary items for dissatisfied customers.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • Collected credit card, cash and gift certificate payments and dispensed change for cash transactions.
  • Checked identification to enforce age regulations for alcoholic beverages.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Monitored guests for intoxication and immediately reported concerns to management, contributing to safe and welcoming environments for all patrons.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer as well as appropriate entree pairings, increasing daily beverage sales by [Amount]%.
  • Prepared beverages and filled food orders for customers.
  • Supervised restocking of salad bar and buffet for lunch and dinner service.
  • Bussed and reset [Number] tables per shift, working efficiently to keep dining room and work areas clean.
01/2017 to 01/2019 Server Wades Diner | City, STATE,
  • Arranged tables for customers, following established preparation procedures to provide guests with excellent experiences and foster repeat business.
  • Kept register accurate through correct billing, payment processing and cash management practices.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency by using slow periods to restock employee and customer supplies, including ice, condiments, utensils, napkins, trays and delivery bags.
  • Kept updated knowledge of menu and promotions, recommending specific items according to preferences and food allergies.
  • Replenished food items and other supplies, which included paper products and canned goods to keep pantry well-stocked during busy periods.
  • Helped customers place orders, explained menu items and suggested appropriate options for food allergy concerns.
  • Created orders, documented special requests and followed up with kitchen personnel to foster top-quality service and minimize complaints.
  • Greeted and maintained relationships with regular customers.
  • I worked at this diner when the owner needed me too. i also worked at another business of his.
Education
Expected in GED | G Ray Bodley High School, Fulton, NY GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • G Ray Bodley High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Store Manager
  • server and bar manager
  • Server

Degrees

  • GED

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