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

Talented Dental Assistant with Number years 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.

Detail-oriented Job Title with Number years of experience maintaining patient clinical records, sterilizing tools, preparing medical trays and carrying out infection control. Proficient in operating Equipment and Equipment. Charismatic and organized professional with complete knowledge of dental terminology.

Skilled Dental Assistant with experience and training necessary to assist with various dental procedures. Hands-on training in dental radiography, chairside assisting and front office administrative duties. Quick learner and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients.

Skills
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Strong Manual Dexterity
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Patient Data Gathering
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Dental Staff Assistance
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Patient Relations
  • Data Confidentiality Measures
  • Dental office administration
  • Oral surgery
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Team collaboration
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Good listening skills
Work History
05/2010 to 03/2016 Dental Assistant Cleveland Clinic | Mentor, OH,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared insurance claim forms, explained benefits and outlined pricing details for procedures and services.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, Action and Action.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Type, casts and impressions.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by Action for review by dentist.
  • Booked patient appointments and managed treatment details using MS Excel and industry-standard registration software.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, Action and Action.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for Number procedures daily.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Software while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including best practices for protecting dental work and enhancing healing process.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, Action and applying lead aprons.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Used Software to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Helped Job titles complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by Action, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Managed office schedules and calendars to coordinate administrative planning and execution.
  • Taught patients strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting tooth enamel from long-term damage.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
  • Assisted dentist with paperwork and billing protocol for both routine and less common procedures.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by Action.
09/2009 to 06/2011 Dental Assistamt Cleveland Clinic | Valley City, OH,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared insurance claim forms, explained benefits and outlined pricing details for procedures and services.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, Action and Action.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Type, casts and impressions.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by Action for review by dentist.
  • Booked patient appointments and managed treatment details using MS Excel and industry-standard registration software.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, Action and Action.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including best practices for protecting dental work and enhancing healing process.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, Action and applying lead aprons.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by Action, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.

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  • Assisted dentist with paperwork and billing protocol for both routine and less common procedures.
07/2008 to 08/2009 Dental Assistant Dr. Carlos Alfonso D.D.S | City, STATE,
  • Prepared insurance claim forms, explained benefits and outlined pricing details for procedures and services.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Type, casts and impressions.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by Action for review by dentist.
  • Booked patient appointments and managed treatment details using MS Excel and industry-standard registration software.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, Action and Action.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for Number procedures daily.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Software while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, Action and applying lead aprons.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Managed office schedules and calendars to coordinate administrative planning and execution.
03/2008 to 07/2008 Dental Assistant Intern Harlem Hospital Center | City, STATE,
  • Kept work areas clean, sanitized and organized to minimize infection risk.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared dental rooms and materials.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by Action for review by dentist.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for Number procedures daily.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Accurately entered patient clinical data into computer to update charts.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
Education
Expected in Certified Dental Assistant | Mandl School of Allied Health, New York, NY GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mandl School of Allied Health

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  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistamt
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  • Certified Dental Assistant

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