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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary
  • I am a experienced Dental Assistant. I obtained my certificate from MTI in 2013. I am a organized professional with a vast knowledge in clinical and office procedures. I've worked for both a fast paced corporate and private office. I have had the opportunity to grow beyond Dental Assisting. I Most enjoy getting to know my patients, to understand their needs, care and concerns.. I get a rewarding feeling knowing I can help someone. I'm always looking for new opportunities to learn and grow. I will be moving to your cute little town of Petersburg soon and was very excited to see that you were to looking for an assistant. Thank you for taking the time to check my resume out. I look forward to hearing from you!
Skills
  • Dental prosthetics
  • Insurance billing
  • Problem resolution
  • Customer service
  • Inventory management
  • Planning and coordination
  • Communications
  • Patient scheduling
  • Dental staff support
  • Knowledge of dental terminology
  • Understanding of dental insurance
  • Patient schedule management
  • Medical records management
  • Taking X-rays
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Exam room setups
  • Restorative procedures
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Patient records gathering
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Multitasking
  • Impressions
  • Some Ortho experience
  • 3shape Trios scanner knowledge
  • Patient counseling
  • Processing instruments
  • Ordering supplies
  • Sterilization procedures
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Cerec Connect and scanner
  • Dental CT scans
  • Dental implants
  • Zoom whitening
Experience
03/2021 to Current
Dental Assistant Aria Care Partners Des Plaines, IL,
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.

Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatmen to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.

  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
11/2017 to 05/2020
Dental Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist Aria Care Partners Detroit, MI,
  • Obtained dental digital-rays.
  • Positioned patients for treatment and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Passed instruments, suctioned fluids and mixed materials for impressions.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms, setting up required instruments, tools, and equipment.
  • Applied sealants, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Practice Works and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments, educating patients and answering patient questions.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Arranged documents for insurance claims.
  • Collected payments from patients and arranged payment schedules.
  • Verified, updated and entered patient information into system.
  • Demonstrated proficiencies in telephone, e-mail, fax and front-desk reception within a high-volume environment.
  • Organized supply purchases, equipment upgrades and operating expenses.
  • Scanned for fixed restorations and removable proshetics with a 3shape Trios.
  • Preformed coronal polishing on children.
11/2013 to 11/2017
Dental Assistant Familia Dental City, STATE,
  • Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
  • Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
  • Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
  • Coordinated appointment schedules for Dentist.
  • Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.
  • Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist.
  • Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases.
  • Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay.
  • Polished and applied sealants and fluorides.
Education and Training
Expected in 2014 to to
:
Sealant And Coronal Polishing - ,
GPA:
Expected in to to
:
Missouri College - St Louis, MO
GPA:
Expected in 09/2013 to to
Dental Assistant Certificate: Dental Assisting
Mid-west Technical Insitute - Springfield, IL,
GPA:
Certifications

Dental Assistant Certificate, Radiology Certificate, Infection Control Certificate, Coronal Polishing and Sealant Certificate, HIPPA an OASHA trained, CPR certification.

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School Attended

  • Sealant And Coronal Polishing
  • Missouri College
  • Mid-west Technical Insitute

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Dental Assistant Certificate

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