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

Skilled Dental Assistant with experience and training necessary to assist with various dental procedures. Hands-on training in dental radiography, chairside assisting, preparing dental impressions and sterilization duties. Quick learner, very reliable and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients.

Skills
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Proficient with Microsoft, Denticon and Infinity programs.
  • Organization
  • Lab operations
  • Client communication
  • First Aid/ CPR
  • Medical Terminology
  • Dental Radiography
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Ortho, Pedo and Oral Surgery
  • Cement Removal
  • Impression Taking
  • Autoclave Operation
Work History
Dental Assistant, 09/2020 - Current
Rutgers University New Brunswick, NJ,
  • 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, ortho, pedo 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.
  • Pulled up records and X-rays 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.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure and temperature.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Took dental Images to be reviewed by dentists for diagnostics.
  • Use denticon to document and maintain patient information and health background.
Vet Technician Assistant, 08/2018 - 09/2020
National Veterinary Associates Eagan, MN,
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.
  • Established intravenous drips for ongoing hydration in treatment of canines suffering from parvovirus infections.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Disinfected and cleaned exam rooms after each patient.
  • Cleaned patient's teeth and took dental X-rays.
  • Took X-rays on patients.
Veterinary Technician, 01/2016 - 10/2018
Gardiner Animal Hospital City, STATE,
  • Provided care for animals before surgeries, administering anesthetics as necessary for overall comfort and health.
  • Greeted pet owners and went over available services, outlined costs and determined special needs of animals under care.
  • Administered medications to animals in treatment and documented changes in condition.
  • Collected patient biopsies and blood samples for laboratory analysis.
  • Cleaned and disinfected exam areas, surgical equipment and kennels to prevent diseases and control odors.
  • Answered owner animal health questions and advised on best care practices.
  • Prepared surgical instrument packs and drapes for use in sterile environments by processing in autoclave under high pressure and high temperature conditions.
  • Processed new patients and updated client records with key information using standardized registration systems and encrypted databases.
  • Triaged incoming patients to determine treatment needs and urgency of care.
  • Recorded symptoms and documented medical observations to inform treatment decisions.
  • Established intravenous drips for ongoing hydration in treatment of canines suffering from parvovirus infections.
  • Implanted subcutaneous identification microchips into animals.
  • Assisted senior staff with blood analyses and physical assessments.
  • Assessed paws, ears and eyes for injuries or infections as part of initial evaluation.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Performed ophthalmological procedures such as tear production testing, topical anesthetic application, fluorescein staining of cornea and tonometry.
  • Walked pets outside throughout each shift to prevent accidents in group play areas and on bedding.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Made visits to farms to assist with blood draws and exams.
  • Took X-rays
Education
Associate of Science: Veterinary Technician , Expected in 12/2018
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Ulster County Community College - Stone Ridge, NY
GPA:
Status -
  • Dean's List
  • Graduated with a 3.33 GPA
  • Course work in Veterinary Medial Terminology, Clinical Calculations, Parasite Micro Biology, Veterinary Anatomy and Physiology, Radiology and Anesthesiology and Dentistry.

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School Attended

  • Ulster County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Vet Technician Assistant
  • Veterinary Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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