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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Reliable Dental Assistant with 17 years of experience efficiently handling administrative tasks and assisting chairside with dental procedures. Expert in assisting with numerous-hand procedures, setting up exam rooms, taking dental radiographs, and preparing materials for impressions or restorations. Team-focused with commitment to providing exceptional care to all patients.

Skills
  • Chairside assisting
  • Oral surgery
  • Strong Manual Dexterity
  • Patient Data Gathering
  • Dental Staff Assistance
  • Patient Relations
  • Casts
  • Extractions
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Dental Impressions
  • Emergency treatment
Education
Northwest High School Justin, TX, Expected in 05/1994 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Tarrant County College District , Expected in 05/2007 : Registered Dental Assistant - GPA :
Certifications
  • First Aid/CPR Certified
Work History
Dental Care Alliance - Dental Assistant/Orthodontic Assistant
Bloomington, IL, 01/2011 - Current
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Helped Dr. Casey complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Composite/Amalgam, casts and impressions.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
Marc Rojtman, Dds, Inc. - Dental Assistant
Oxnard, CA, 06/2009 - 01/2011
  • Helped Dr. Baker complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
Marc Rojtman, Dds, Inc. - Dental Assistant
Oxnard, CA, 06/2002 - 06/2009
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Composite/Amalgam, casts and impressions.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
Cit Group - Bank Teller
Santa Monica, CA, 11/1998 - 06/2002
  • Checked amount details and fraud markers for transaction papers such as checks and money orders.
  • Assisted customers with setting up or closing accounts, completing loan applications and signing up for new services.
  • Reconciled cash drawer and resolved discrepancies.
  • Accessed computerized financial information to answer questions related to specific accounts.
  • Logged cashier's checks and other transactions to maintain accuracy of account records.
  • Assisted customers with compromised debit cards and issued new credentials.
  • Provided customer records on demand, including account statements and copies of checks.

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School Attended

  • Northwest High School
  • Tarrant County College District

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  • Dental Assistant/Orthodontic Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Bank Teller

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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