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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

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Quick-thinking Dental Assistant Intern with experience scheduling appointments, filing records, charting t maintaining dental equipment. Precise communicator skilled at working with dental team staff, entering patient data with accuracy and maintaining confidentiality. Highly adaptable with great problem-solving skil

Skills
  • Dental staff assistance
  • Chairside assisting
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental office administration
  • Local anesthetic proficiency
  • Oral surgery
  • Strong manual dexterity
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Patient intake procedures
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Strong communication skills
  • Data confidentiality measures
  • Patient relations
  • Electronic Charting
  • Team collaboration
Work History
Dental Assistant, 12/2018 to 02/2020
Trinity Health CorporationAuburn Hills, MI,
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • 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.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
Endodontic Assistant, 12/2016 to 10/2019
Dr.Bhagatt DDSCity, STATE,
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
Endodontic Assistant, 11/2013 to 05/2016
Dr.Hamid Abedi DDSCity, STATE,
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
Education
Diploma: Required, Expected in 06/1991 to Chino High School - Chino, CA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Chino High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Endodontic Assistant
  • Endodontic Assistant

Degrees

  • Diploma

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