Energetic/Friendly Dental Assistant with 2 years experience in a dental facility Sterilizing and disinfecting dental equipment in order to prepare for surgery, organizing instruments for each procedure, mixing fillings and materials for impressions and restorations, using suction devices to keep patients' mouths dry and clear, applying topical anesthetics to gums, and instructing patients on oral hygiene and post-operative care.
Computer charting, Effective assistant/patient skills, Study model pour and trim, Excellent communication skills, Treatment Planning,Taking digital dental X-rays, Making casts of the teeth and mouth from impressions, Charting, Packing cord/ crown preps, Fillings, Taking impressions, Root Canal Therapy, and Extractions, using Dexis and Dentrix.
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. Coordinated appointment schedules for the dentist. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies. 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. Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay. Assisted hygienist with polishing and sealants and fluorides. Actively participated in outreach programs for uninsured adults and children. Gently and skillfully took radiographs. Maintained proper graphical and perio charting.
University Dental Hygiene program Associate of Science, Dental Hygiene 2018
Associate of Science, Hygiene Terminology/Dental Hygiene 2016 Dixie State University － St. George, UT, United States
* Assisted in various areas during Riverside Dentals "Dentistry With A Heart" day, offered once a year. It is free to the public, approximately 8 hours, seeing 130 patients during this time.
* Volunteered all my time while doing internship with The Tooth Ranch approximately 200 hours.
Dental Basis, Dental Assistant, Infection Control, Inventory, Lab Technician, Registrations, CPR, Energetic, Excellent Communication Skills, Mixing, Self Motivated, X-rays, Self Motivated, Personal Patient interaction, Hard working, and Willing to learn/ make improvement.
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