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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Register Dental Assistant with over twenty years of experience assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record . Dedicated Dental Assistant supports dentist and patient requirements. Skillful supply organization, polishing and sealant applications. Highly organized and attentive to individual needs. Positive, upbeat and professional in all interactions. Certified in coronal polishing, sealants applications and waiting on my N2O licensed.Friendly and upbeat. Able to work well with all personality types when interacting with patients and staff. Highly skilled at taking x-rays and taking algInate impressions. Team player supporting coworkers and taking direction from dentist. Expertise assisting dental hygienist and dentists by prepping exam rooms. Well versed in infection control procedures and patient education. Hardworking, reliable, proactive and punctual with team- oriented mentality. Bilingual (Spanish/English).

Licenses
Ut health science center.
Skill Highlights
  • Dental x-rays expertise
  • Appointment scheduling proficiency
  • Dental handpiece maintenance
  • Patient educator
  • Infection Control (ICE)
  • CPR
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Dental Staff Assistance
  • Handpiece care proficiency
  • Current X-Ray certification
  • Fully Expanded Dental Assisting
  • Suture removal competency
  • Topical fluoride (TF)
  • Nitrous oxide sedation training
  • Patient Data Gathering
  • Strong Manual Dexterity
  • Skilled in patient settings
  • Sealants (SE)
  • Fluent in Spanish/english
  • Post-extraction dressings
  • OSHA training
  • Educate Patients
  • Sterilize Instruments
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Mouth mirror inspection
  • Study model pour and trim
  • Coronal polishing ability
  • Computer charting
  • Child tooth charting
  • Infection Control
  • Oral Hygiene
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Professional Experience
    07/2016 to Current
    Dental Assistant Great Expressions Dental Centers Hackensack, NJ,

    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. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist. Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Performed laboratory and radiologic support functions such as preparing materials and models. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic and surgical. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.

    • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
    • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
    • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
    • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
    • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
    • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
    • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
    • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
    • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
    • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
    • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
    10/2015 to 07/2016
    Dental Assistant Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Kennewick, WA,
    • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
    • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
    • Prepared patients for dental procedures and treatment by greeting warmly, explaining procedure details.
    • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
    • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
    • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, taking impressions and delivery prosthetic .
    • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
    • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
    • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
    • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
    • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
    • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
    • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
    • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
    • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
    • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
    08/2009 to 08/2014
    Dental Assistant Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic Spokane, WA,
    • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
    • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
    • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
    • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
    • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
    • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
    • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
    • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
    • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
    • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
    • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
    • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
    • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
    • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
    • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
    • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
    • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
    • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
    • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
    • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
    • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
    Education and Training
    Expected in 1997 to to
    Associate of Science: Dental assistant
    Southern college - Orlando, Fl
    GPA:

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    School Attended

    • Southern college

    Job Titles Held:

    • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assistant
    • Dental Assistant

    Degrees

    • Associate of Science

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