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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Patient-oriented Dental Assistant bringing over 1 year 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. Reliable Dental Assistant with strong knowledge of dentistry practices. Well-rounded and skilled handling multiple tasks, including making dental impressions, and taking X-rays. Highly organized with experience in charting, and preparing patient treatment plans.

Skills
  • Patient Records Gathering
  • EMR Software
  • Patient Flow Management
  • Occlusal Registrations
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Patient Schedule Management
  • Exam Room Setups
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Knowledgeable in Dentrix
  • Office Management
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Strong Writing and Verbal Skills
  • Dental Radiography
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Disinfecting Rooms and Equipment
  • Oral Healthcare
  • Restorative Procedures
  • Treatment Planning
  • Preliminary Impressions
Experience
Dental Assistant, 10/2021 to 04/2022
Providence Health & ServicesCanyon Country, CA,
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and I-Tero and Medit equipment.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
Dental Assistant, 08/2021 to 10/2021
Providence Health & ServicesEagle Point, OR,
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • 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.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
Dental Assistant Extern, 05/2021 to 08/2022
BenevisLouvale, GA,
  • Broke down and set up equipment and sanitized various dental tools.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Administered x-rays under supervision.
  • Performed basic clerical duties such as appointment setting and replying to emails.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and Dental equipment.
Education and Training
Certificate of Completion : , Expected in 08/2021 to Ross Medical Education Center - Lansing, MI
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2016 to J.W Sexton High School - Lansing, MI,
GPA:
Certifications

X-Ray Certified

BLS Certified

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School Attended

  • Ross Medical Education Center
  • J.W Sexton High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant Extern

Degrees

  • Certificate of Completion
  • High School Diploma

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