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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary
Highly motivated Sales Associate with extensive customer service and sales experience. Outgoing sales professional with track record of driving increased sales, improving buying experience and elevating company profile with target market.
Skills
  • Restorative procedures
  • Dental staff support
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient schedule management
Experience
Dental Assistant, 08/2018 - Current
Unc Health Care Systems Eden, NC,
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed MTA, IRM and Ketac cement materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • 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.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using dentrixs and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, brushing techniques.
  • Assisted dentists in stainless stell crowns and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, and sealants.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Prepared patients for dental procedures and treatment by greeting warmly, explaining procedure details.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • 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.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
Babysitter, 03/2019 - 11/2020
Town Sports International Holdings Inc Methuen, MA,
  • Helped prepare meals, snacks and refreshments for children, accounting for individual dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Engaged with children, providing nurturing, safe environments to promote emotional, social and intellectual growth.
  • Monitored children's safety and well-being to prevent accidents and falls.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate lessons involving reading, crafts, music and movement.
  • Maintained daily records of children's behavior, sleeping schedules, meals and activities.
  • Accompanied children on outings to approved locations as well as after-school activities.
  • Monitored indoor and outdoor playtime by guiding activities while watching for dangers.
  • Provided safe and efficient transportation to and from activities and events.
  • Read variety of books to children to promote language development skills.
  • Minimized TV and mobile device time by engaging children with games and physical books.
  • Cut snack foods into bite-sized pieces before serving to young children and monitored closely during snack time to prevent choking.
  • Helped with bathing, dressing, teeth brushing and diapering to promote healthy personal hygiene and good oral health.
  • Prepared healthy and nutritious snacks and meals according to individual needs.
Waitress, 01/2017 - 01/2019
Hilton Worldwide Glen Burnie, MD,
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Stocked server areas with supplies before, during and after shifts to boost performance of serving staff.
  • Completed closing duties by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Served plated dinners, buffet-style dinners and passed hors d'oeuvres for parties.
  • Communicated with kitchen staff frequently to stay up-to-date on supply availability and potential customer wait times.
  • Updated repeat customers on menu changes and new food and beverage offerings to maintain quality service relationships.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Increased sales of high margin menu items through effective upselling.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Dentistry , Expected in 08/2025
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Henry Ford College - Dearborn, MI
GPA:
Status -

Currently finishing my last semester at henry ford and plan on attending wayne state in the spring semester to get my bachelors in science.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Henry Ford College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Babysitter
  • Waitress

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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