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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
  • resumesample@example.com
Summary

Motivated 6 year dental assistant seeking to take on new long-term position in a dental setting. Certified in radiology And assisting nitrous oxide and highly experienced in working with patients and supporting. Respectful in communicating with patients and conscientious about educating each on key dental topics. Gets along with co workers well. Always open for any challenges each and every day has to bring.

Skills
  • Eaglesoft
  • Certifications/Licenses
  • RDA
  • 3d
  • Oral
  • Dentistry
  • Fast
  • Camera
  • Surgery
  • Xrays
  • Treatment room setup
  • Exam room setups
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Restorative procedures
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Patient schedule management
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient records gathering
  • Multitasking
  • Patient education
  • Four-handed procedures
Experience
Dental Assistant, 02/2018 to Current
Kids Dental BrandsEl Paso, TX,
  • Provide great care for patients and go over treatment with patients.
  • Make sure patients are in a comfortable environment and make sure the patient gets the best treatment they needed.
  • Also provide patient services.
  • Set up ops and make sure the doctor has every instrument needed.
  • Fast and efficiently.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Can take impressions, make temporaries, take dental xrays, interoral camera photos, ct(3d) xrays.
  • Have 4 years experience in oral surgery and general dentistry as well as assisting with implants and dentures and endo.
  • Very outgoing and willing to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed [Type], [Type] and [Type] materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and [Action], and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using [Software] and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments, educating patients and [Action].
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, [Action], flossing methods, brushing techniques and [Action].
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
Registered Dental Assistant, 10/2016 to 05/2017
County Of Santa ClaraSanta Clara, CA,
  • Provide great care for patients and go over treatment with patients.
  • Make sure patients are in a comfortable environment and make sure the patient gets the best treatment they needed.
  • Also provide patient services.
  • Set up ops and make sure the doctor has every instrument needed.
  • Fast and efficiently.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Can take impressions, make temporaries, take dental xrays, interoral camera photos, ct(3d) xrays.
  • Have 3 years experience in oral surgery.
  • Very outgoing and willing to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Supported [Job title]s with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and [Action], and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using [Software].
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed [Type], [Type] and [Type] materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including [Type], [Type] and [Type].
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
Dental Assistant, 08/2015 to 09/2016
Kids Dental BrandsJackson, MS,
  • Provide great care for patients and go over treatment with patients.
  • Make sure patients are in a comfortable environment and make sure the patient gets the best treatment they needed.
  • Also provide patient services.
  • Set up ops and make sure the doctor has every instrument needed.
  • Fast and efficiently.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Can take impressions, make temporaries, take dental xrays, interoral camera photos, xrays.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, [Action] and [Action].
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed [Type], [Type] and [Type] materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and [Action], and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using [Software] and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments, educating patients and [Action].
  • Built loyal patient following and retained [Number] return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
Education and Training
High school diploma: , Expected in
Grove High School - ,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Grove High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
Degrees
  • High school diploma

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