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

Patient-oriented Dental Assistant bringing over 5 years of experience in fast-paced dental practices. Highly skilled in preparing patients for examinations, assisting with chairside procedures and educating patients on oral hygiene and care. Focused on providing top quality customer service. Friendly and upbeat Dental Assistant, building strong relationships with patients and providing quality support during dental procedures. Knowledgeable and experienced in Root CJessicals, Ortho and Oral Surgery procedures. Able to work well with all personality types when interacting with patients and staff.

Skills
  • Treatment room setup
  • Patient schedule mJessicagement
  • Taking X-rays
  • Dental staff support
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Multitasking
  • Chairside Assistance
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Knowledgeable in Dentrix
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Restorative procedures
  • Periodontics
Experience
10/2015 to 04/2017
Dental Assistant Gila River Health Care Chandler, AZ,
  • 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].
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • 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.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and Ortho equipment.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Prepared patients for dental procedures and treatment by greeting warmly, explaining procedure details, RCT and EXT.
09/2017 to 01/2020
Dental Assistant Gila River Health Care Gila River Districts, AZ,
  • 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, Brackets and Sealant
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, brushing technique.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • 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.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Dentrix and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and RCT equipment.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
01/2020 to 04/2020
Dental Assistant Gila River Health Care Sacaton, AZ,
  • 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.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Open Dental and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including Pulpotomy, SSC and Ortho.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2016
High School Diploma:
Streamwood High School - Streamwood, IL,
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Trained dental assistants during internships and externships.
  • Wrote dental hygiene and post-surgical oral care instructions for patients.
Certifications
  • Coronal Polishing
  • Pit and Fissure Sealant

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School Attended
  • Streamwood High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
Degrees
  • High School Diploma