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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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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 and front office administrative duties. Quick learner and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients. Talented Dental Assistant with 3 years of experience working with dental staff to treat patients. Skilled at taking dental x-rays, preparing dental impressions and assisting dental hygienists and dentists. Expert at creating and maintaining clean and sterile environments. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills. Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Skills
  • Advising Patients
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Temporary Restorations
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Radiation Protection
  • Taking X-Rays
  • Impression Taking
  • Denture Adjustment
  • Tooth Extraction
Work History
08/2021 to 03/2022
Dental Assistant Atlantic Health System Bayonne, NJ, Chamblee Ga
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records 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.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials for dental procedures.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care and best practices for protecting dental work and boosting healing process.
04/2018 to 02/2019
Dental Assistant Atlantic Health System Chatham, NJ, Gulfport, MS
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water, and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Prepared and sterilized instruments and materials for use by dentists.
  • Scheduled and confirmed patient appointments.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
  • Entered patient data into computer system, adhering to strict privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
06/2006 to 01/2018
Cosmetologist State Of Kentucky 3475 Spurr Rd Lexington, KY, Gulfport, MS
  • Booked appointments, answered phones, greeted clients, handled payments and created client service tickets.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize disease transfer and health risk of shared environment.
  • Attended regular trainings and workshops to maintain cosmetology license and stay current on technique and skills.
  • Supported reception desk, receiving phone calls, entering appointments and collecting payments for services rendered.
  • Maintained client treatment records and designed long-term care programs for return customers
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize disease transfer and health risk of shared environment
  • Answered phone calls and emails to schedule client appointments
Education
Expected in 08/2020 to to
Certificate: Dental Assisting
Community Education Center - Gulfport,
GPA:
Expected in 06/2019 to to
Diploma : Dental Assisting
Blue Cliff College - Gulfport - Gulfport, MS
GPA:
Expected in 08/2007 to to
Diploma : Cosmetology
Blue Cliff College - Gulfport - Gulfport, MS
GPA:
Expected in 07/2001 to to
GED:
Community Education Center - Gulfport, MS
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • CPR Training
  • Radiology License
  • Licensed Cosmetologist

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Community Education Center
  • Blue Cliff College - Gulfport
  • Blue Cliff College - Gulfport
  • Community Education Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Cosmetologist

Degrees

  • Certificate
  • Diploma
  • Diploma
  • GED

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