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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Friendly Dental Assistant with 4 years of success building strong relationships with patients and providing quality support during dental procedures. Knowledgeable and experienced in dental procedures. Works well with all personality types when interacting with patients and staff.

Skills
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Taking X-rays
  • Treatment room setup
  • Restorative procedures
  • Dental staff support
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Oral X-Rays
  • Chairside assistance
Education and Training
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana Columbus, IN, Expected in 05/2018 Associate of Science : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Certifications
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • CPR certified
Experience
Hero Practice Services - Dental Assistant
Midwest City, OK, 05/2020 - Current
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • 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.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • 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.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns.
  • Managed use, cleaning, sterilization and storage of instruments according to American Dental Association standards.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including root canals and extractions.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Monitored proper clinical area appearance, sterilization and restocking by creating daily, weekly and monthly assistant tasks lists.
Dental Care Alliance - Orthodontic Assistant
Middletown, NY, 10/2018 - 03/2020
  • Attached wiring for braces and advised patient on how to properly and gently brush and floss.
  • Provided chairside assistance by handing Orthodontists instruments during surgeries and procedures.
  • Made impressions of teeth for mouth guards and other oral fixtures.
  • Prepared and polished patients' teeth before having braces installed.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Performed minor orthodontic procedures such as suture removal and rubber dam placement.
  • Prepared for orthodontic procedures by sterilizing instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials.
  • Educated patients about how to use and care for dental appliances like retainers and braces.
  • Created impressions of patients' teeth and gums used to make retainers and other dental appliances.
Hero Practice Services - Dental Assistant
Topeka, KS, 03/2018 - 10/2018
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • 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.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.

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School Attended

  • Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Orthodontic Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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