dental assistant resume example with 3+ years of experience

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

My name is JessicaClaire and I am from Iran. I came here when was fifteen years old and start working for people. I love to work and make a better experience for other people. That is a one reason that I am going to collage to study for my Dental license. Reliable Dental Assistant with around 2 years of experience efficiently handling administrative tasks and assisting chairside with dental procedures. Expert in assisting with multiple dentists-hand procedures, setting up exam rooms, taking dental radiographs, and preparing materials for impressions or restorations. Team-focused with commitment to providing exceptional care to all patients. I always have the same passions for my job.

  • Treatment Documentation
  • Temporary Restoration Fabrication
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Dental Supply Management
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Procedure Support
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Able to Lift more then 30 Pounds
  • Warm and Friendly
  • Teamwork
  • Greeting and Seating Guests
  • Bill Computation
  • Passion on my job
  • Social
  • Ability to Be a Leader
  • Communication
  • Treatment Plan Development
  • Data Verification
Professional Experience
Dental Assistant, 05/2020 - Current
Siouxland Community Health Center Sioux City, IA,
  • 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 for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for 15 procedures daily.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials for dental procedures.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images to get review by dentist.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
Front Desk Receptionist, 02/2019 - 01/2020
Dignity Health Nipomo, CA,
  • Prepared insurance claim forms, explained benefits and outlined pricing details for procedures and services.
  • Greeted visitors and patients to determine needs, check appointments and direct accordingly.
  • Scheduled, rescheduled and cancelled appointments for dental patients.
  • Adhered to strict HIPAA guidelines to protect patient privacy.
  • Helped patients complete necessary medical forms and documentation.
  • Completed patient referrals to other medical specialists.
  • Understood dental terminology and insurance breakdowns to communicate with external stakeholders.
  • Secured sign-in sheets, dental charts and encounter forms to safeguard sensitive data and information.
  • Conducted communications and transactions with patients and visitors to foster positive experience.
  • Referred patients to dental triage to treat severe or unusual symptoms or complaints.
  • Answered telephone calls to offer office information, answer questions and direct calls to staff.
  • Received, recorded and addressed incoming and outgoing communication via telephone and email.
  • Scheduled patient appointments in respective doctors' calendars and followed up with reminder phone calls.
  • Carried out front office duties utilizing data entry skills in framework of medical database.
  • Organized and maintained patient chart filing system to promote quick data finding for staff.
  • Obtained payments from patients and scanned identification and insurance cards.
  • Frequently double-checked patient histories and current information while scheduling follow-ups and other appointments.
  • Completed administrative patient intakes with case histories, insurance information and mandated forms.
Cashier, 03/2018 - 01/2019
The Tjx Companies, Inc. Cockeysville, MD,
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Restocked and organized merchandise in front lanes.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
  • Worked closely with shift manager to solve problems and handle customer concerns.
  • Maintained secure cash drawers, promptly resolving discrepancies in daily totals.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Reconciled cash drawer at start and end of each shift, accounting for errors and resolving discrepancies.
  • Checked identification for proof-of-age for alcohol and tobacco sales.
Bachelor of Science: Biology (Pre-dental) , Expected in 05/2023
University of Massachusetts - Boston - Boston, MA,
Status -
  • Member of UMB Dental Society
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
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  • University of Massachusetts - Boston

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