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dental assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Summary

I love working with people. I have built my life around helping others, I truly enjoy it. I also have great communication skills. I am Hardworking with proven relationship-building and time management abilities in fast-paced restaurant environments. Successful at handling tables of all sizes with accuracy and impeccable customer service skills. Strive to meet every patron need, drive satisfaction and promote long-term loyalty.

Self-motivated and dependable and capable of achieving high performance with minimal supervision. Proficient in assisting guests with reservations, takeout orders and general inquiries. Offering 20 years of experience working in fast paced Restaurant’s.

High-energy restaurant professional skilled at welcoming guests, maintaining entrances and balancing server loads to optimize operations. Smoothly set up reservations, coordinate events and monitor routine dining room activities. Collaborative, hardworking and efficient in prioritizing and handling simultaneous tasks.

Skills
  • Bussing expertise
  • Dish preparation
  • Food inspection
  • Price memorization
  • Buffet setup and takedown
  • Prompt table clearance
  • Dining customer service
  • Menu knowledge
  • Table setting arrangements
  • Food safety understanding
  • Point of Sale (POS) system operations
  • Menu memorization
  • Liquor, wine and food service
  • Check payment processing
  • Service prioritization
  • Dining crew workflow optimization
  • Seating assignment preparation
  • Effective sales techniques
  • Conflict and dispute resolution
  • Quality control
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Safe food handling
Experience
09/1992 to Current
Dental Assistant Touro Marrero, LA,

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  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, Dentures and so on.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, setting up operatory , and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
06/2016 to 01/2020
Server Commonwealth Assisted Living Stafford, VA,
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively and verified all items were clean and free from water spots and chips.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Communicated effectively with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs and other special requests.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Maintained table settings by removing courses, replacing utensils and refilling beverages promptly.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers to back up kitchen staff.
08/2004 to 05/2011
Server Commonwealth Assisted Living Abingdon, VA,
  • Completed opening and closing checklists, including emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Recorded orders and partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Recommended daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Checked patrons' identification to ensure minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Discussed alternative selections with chef for guests with food allergies or gluten-free requests.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Arranged each place setting attractively and verified all items were clean and free from water spots and chips.
  • Maximized team performance by training new employees on proper food handling, guest expectations and restaurant protocols.
  • Prepared salads and appetizers to back up kitchen staff.

Pretty much all the same things except i worked graveyard so i was by myself a lot.

Education and Training
Expected in 01/1994
High School Diploma:
Manteca High School - Manteca, CA
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Manteca High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Server
  • Server

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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