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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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Summary

Skilled Dental Assistant with 10 years of experience and 1 year of orthodontic assistant, success providing chair-side assistance to dental hygienists and dentists in fast-paced dental offices. Accurate when preparing equipment and materials for treatment, taking radiographs, and educating patients. Clear communicator driven to produce ideal patient outcomes.

Support dentist and patient requirements by organizing supplies, cleaning teeth and applying sealants. Highly organized and attentive to individual needs. Positive, upbeat and professional in all interactions.

Skills
  • Restorative procedures
  • Treatment room setup
  • Patient counseling
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Taking X-rays
  • Dentrix proficiency
  • Dental staff support
  • Exam room setups
  • Patient schedule management
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Detail-oriented
  • Patient education
  • Multitasking
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
Experience
Dental Assistant-ortho Assistant, 11/2019 to 01/2022
Marshfield ClinicStevens Point, WI,
  • 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.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including root canals and extractions.
Dental Assistant, 04/2016 to 07/2018
Marshfield ClinicLadysmith, WI,
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using DEXIS.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
Dental Assistant, 04/2008 to 03/2015
Marshfield ClinicNeillsville, WI,
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
Dental Assistant, 08-2018 to 08-2019
All Kids Dental & OrthodonticsCity, STATE,
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, , flossing methods, brushing techniques .
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
Lead Dental Assistant, to
Company NameCity, State,
  • chair side assistant
  • taking digital X rays
  • prophylaxis
  • sterilization of instruments
  • tray set up
  • leading dental assistant
  • ordering supplies
  • room sterilization
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
Education and Training
Diploma-Certificate: Dental Assistant, Expected in 04/2005 to United Education Institute - Van Nuys, CA,
GPA:
  • Magna cum laude graduate
Certificate: Orthodontist Assistant, Expected in 07/2021 to The Valley School For Dental Assisting - Encino, CA
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • CPR certified
  • Prophylaxis
  • X-ray
  • Certified Ortho Assistant
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School Attended

  • United Education Institute
  • The Valley School For Dental Assisting

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant-ortho Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Diploma-Certificate
  • Certificate

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