Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself. I am interested in applying for a position within your company. I have Dental Assisting experience through on the job training at Wilkerson, Saunders, & Anderson in Lawrence, KS. Skills I have acquired through 11 years of experience.
Dental x-rays expertise
Vital signs aptitude
Skilled in patient settings
Topical fluoride (TF)
Study model pour and trim
Front office procedures expertise
Dental equipment maintenance
Dental assisting talent
Dental records management
Skilled in root canals
Bleaching and whitening technique
Dental Assistant October 2005 to CurrentWilkerson, Saunders, & Anderson － Lawrence , KS Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion. Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
Receptionist June 2003 to June 2004American Home Exteriors － Overland Park, KS
Managed the receptionist area, including greeting visitors and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information. Designed electronic file systems and maintained electronic and paper files. Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion. Dispersed incoming mail to correct recipients throughout the office. Made copies, sent faxes and handled all incoming and outgoing correspondence. Facilitated working relationships with co-tenants and building management. Managed daily office operations and maintenance of equipment.
Dental Assistant June 1998 to October 2001Legends Drive Dental Center － Lawrence, KSGreeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion. Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Duplicated x-rays when requested by insurance companies. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
Office Manager January 1996 to April 1998Auto Glass Outlet － Lawrence, KS
Answer phones and work with customers.
Set up and organize space and materials.
Compiling and coordinating data.
Monitor inventory and order supplies.
Education and Training
May 2003Haskell University － Lawrence, KS
Scanning & Designing with E4D, Inventory, Listening, Patient care, Repairs, Answer phones, X-ray's