Dedicated and professional Dental Assistant with extensive knowledge of varied procedures, terminology and materials. Looking to share my passion of dentistry to help eager students succeed in their dental education.
Healthcare Provider CPR certified
Proficiently and effectively manage and instruct a Dental Assistant course. The class is divided into 4 hours of lecture and 4 hours of clinical each Saturday of the 10 week session. Following curriculum and adding my own various measurements of comprehension and practice exercises I am involved in all aspects of the students education. Recording student grades and attendance, managing transcripts and assisting in payment collection and record keeping. Keeping an inventory of materials necessary to function at a superior level.
I am fortunate to be a team member in a patient care orientated practice. Helping with all general procedures including amalgam and composites, root canal therapies, crown and bridge and others. Working independently I take digital x-rays, impressions, denture adjustments, lab work, orthodontic care, provisional fabrication and cementation, mixing and removing of cements, liners and bases. I perform case submission, reviewing and following Clinicheck prescriptions for Invisalgin. It is also my responsibility to order for the office and send electronic records to referred to specialists. I act as the IT liaison for software and hardware as well. I facilitate the marketing overseen by the Doctor. Being flexible to help my team in any way whether it is turning over rooms, coronal polishing and applying fluoride or covering the front desk to better assist patients needs.
Appointed OSHA officer for the practice. Taking x-rays, impressions, orthodontics, perio charting, treatment planning, coronal polishing and patient education. Followed aseptic procedures and sterilization for the office and hand piece and equipment maintenance. Participated in regular continuing education and professional development.
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