Dental Assistant Resume Example

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DENTAL ASSISTANT
Summary
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I'm a confident, compassionate, and dependable individual looking for a position as well as a positive work environment where I can utilize my skills and education while emphasizing professional growth.
Skills
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  • Skills Used
  • At this job I had to be very detail oriented and very organized. I had to multitask everyday and I had very good communication skills with the patients as well as my dental team.
  • Dental Assistant
  • Perfect Smile Dental, Sacramento, CA
  • Oct 2014 - Feb 2015
  • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
  • Filing
  • Patient seating
  • Aspirating
  • Pit & Fissure sealants
  • Coronal polishing
  • Instrument and hand piece care
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Patient instructions
  • Digital & Conventional x-rays (FMX, BITEWINGS, PA'S)
  • Processing & Mounting
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Correctly mixed compounds for cleaning or filling teeth.
  • Alerted other staff when patients arrived and prepared records for dentist review.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Worked with Open Dental
  • Rubio's Mexican Grill, El Cerrito, CA
  • Guest Service Attendant
  • Aug 2012 - May 2013
  • Greet customers on arrival
  • Take orders and inform customers of new deals and special offers
  • Clean and stock customer eating areas and equipment
  • Deliver order information to the kitchen and ensure order is filled correctly
  • Deliver orders to tables
  • Transfer supplies and equipment between storage area and work areas
  • Assist in kitchen when needed
  • Trace and maintain inventory
  • Processed cash and credit payments rapidly and accurately.
  • Responded to all customer inquiries thoroughly and professionally.
  • Greeted customers in a timely fashion, while quickly determining their needs.
  • Sales Associate
  • Rainbow Clothing Store, Richmond, CA
  • Oct 2011 - Jan 2012
  • Greeted customers in a timely fashion while quickly determining their needs.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on their needs and preferences.
  • Maintained knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges and security practices.
  • Responded to customer questions and requests in a prompt and efficient manner.
  • Engaged with customers in a sincere and friendly manner.
  • Completed all cleaning, stocking and organizing tasks in assigned sales area.
  • Built relationships with customers to increase likelihood of repeat business.
  • Ocean ViewElementary School, Albany, CA
  • Volunteer
  • Aug 2010 - May 2011
  • Responsibilities
  • Escort students to the lunch room
  • Monitor young children during lunchtime and recess
  • Make sure everyone is seated
  • Interacted with the students
  • Monitor the halls
  • Play with children at recess
  • Escort them back to class
  • File in the front office
  • Escort students to and from the office
Accomplishments
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  • I learned to work and communicate with children volunteering at Ocean View.
Experience
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Dental Assistant, 03/2017CurrentElk Grove, CA
Dental Assistant, 11/2015CurrentElder Creek DentalSacramento, CA
  • Seat patients Take xrays Coronal polishing Chair side assisting Sterilization Prepare trays Interact with patients Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Post op instructions Pit&Fissure Sealants Alginate impressions Janitorial services.
Scheduling Coordinator, 05/201511/2015Le Dental Care/ Stonelake DentalSacramento Elk Grove, CA
  • Scheduled appointments Answered phones Confirmation calls Filed paperwork Scanned personal information Greeted patients Collect co-pays Verified insurance Reactivation calls Interacted with patients Assistance as a dental assistant Called in Rx Contacted labs for case pick up Contacted patients when lab cases arrived.
Lead dental assistant
  • Seat patients Take X-rays Coronal polishing Chair side assisting Sterilization Prepare trays Interact with patients Educated patients on dental hygiene by showing proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Post op instructions Pit&Fissure Sealants Alginate impressions Janitorial duties Responsible for all Invisalign patients Schedule appt.s Answer phones Billing and claims.
Education and Training
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2015Carrington CollegeSacramento, CaCertificate in Dental AssistingDuring my time in school i always kept a GPA of 3.0 or more.
High School
2011Albany High SchoolAlbany, CA
Skills
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administrative, attention to detail, Billing, good communication skills, communication skills, interpersonal skills, oral, CA, computer applications, credit, resolve customer complaints, customer service, data collection, databases, delivery, Dental Assistant, dentist, dentistry, detail oriented, Equipment maintenance, fashion, filling, Filing, forms, front office, insurance, maintain inventory, listening, office, Oct, organizing, pick, policies, pricing, problem analysis, problem-solving, Take X-rays, Sales, tables, telephone, phones, Answer phones, type, workflow, written, xrays, x-rays

Resume Overview

Companies Worked For:

  • Elder Creek Dental
  • Le Dental Care/ Stonelake Dental

School Attended

  • Carrington College
  • High School
  • Albany High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Scheduling Coordinator
  • Lead dental assistant

Degrees

  • Certificate in Dental Assisting


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