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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
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Professional Summary

Resourceful Dental Assistant with 5 years of expertise using teamwork and communication to drive outstanding patient care. Efficient when taking prepping exam rooms and sterilizing tools and equipment using standard infection control procedures. Capable of problem-solving and handling issues quickly while following protocols.

Skills
  • Chairside Assisting
  • Dental Radiography
  • X-Rays
  • Patient Treatment
  • Dentistry
  • Infection Control
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Dental office administration
  • Treatment room cleanup
  • Strong communication skills
  • Data entry
  • Team collaboration
  • Detail-oriented
  • Patient relations
  • Electronic Charting
Work History
Dental Assistant, 02/2019 - Current
Trinity Health Corporation Kensington, MD,
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using CDA while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, bridges and partial dentures.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for 10 procedures daily.
Dental Assistant, 10/2015 - 10/2018
Trinity Health Corporation Mitchellville, MD,
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Helped Dentists complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using CDA while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, bridges and sealants.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by confirming correct patient and procedure, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for 14 procedures daily.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Booked appointments for patients using CDA.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
Dental Assistant, 08/2015 - 10/2015
Trinity Health Corporation Monroe, MI,
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Helped Dentists complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns and veneers.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by verifying patient information, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
Education
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2014
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Louisburg High School - Louisburg, NC
GPA:
Associate of Science: Radiologic Technology, Expected in 05/2024
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Wake Technical Community College - Raleigh, NC
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Louisburg High School
  • Wake Technical Community College

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