dental assistant prophy technician resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Compassionate Dental Assistant well-versed in four-handed chair side dentistry, routine restorations and intra-oral techniques. Organized and detail-orient Prophylaxis Technician versed in instructing patients on proper dental hygiene techniques to maintain optimal oral health.  American Red Cross Certified Dental Assistant experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and general office management.  Dental Assistant adept at all patient care and front office procedures. Holds current HIV, OSHA, CPR, and BLS certifications. Enthusiastic, resourceful employee with academic and professional background in Dental Assisting, Accounting, and Finance. Ability to establish priorities and meet challenges head-on. Strong project management skills.  Organized, versatile, and independent worker with strong time-management skills.
  • Dental materials knowledge
  • Sterilization techniques familiarity
  • Temporary crowns specialist
  • Gentle patient care
  • Organized file management
  • Detailed patient histories
  • Endo, ortho and oral surgery
  • Radiographs expertise
  • Superior customer service
  • Certified in First Aid
  • Alignate impression expertise
  • Adult tooth charting
  • BLS
  • Prophylaxis
  • Fluoride treatments
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
Work History
Dental Assistant/Prophy Technician, 07/2011 to 06/2013
Foot Locker Inc.Country Club Hills, IL,
  • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
  • Skillfully used hand instruments, ultrasonic cavitron inserts and prophy handpieces to remove hard deposits and stains from teeth.
  • Maintained clear, organized dental records and reports.
Cashier, 04/2010 to 07/2010
CalivaChula Vista, CA,
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Scheduled weekly inventory pickups and deliveries with vendors.
  • Maintained high standards of customer service during high-volume, fast-paced operations.
  • Handled currency and credit transactions quickly and accurately.
  • Maintained clean and safe environment, including in the kitchen, bathrooms, building exterior, parking lot, dumpster and sidewalk.
Sales Associate, 03/2007 to 06/2010
AeropostaleCity, STATE,
  • Operated a cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with accuracy.
  • Stocked and replenished merchandise according to store merchandising layouts.
  • Priced merchandise, stocked shelves and took inventory of supplies.
  • Cleaned and organized the store, including the checkout desk and displays.
  • Alerted customers to upcoming sales events and promotions.
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting the contents of the cash register.
  • Handled all customer relations issues in a gracious manner and in accordance with company policies.
Bachelor of Science: Biology, Expected in to University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown - 450 Schoolhouse Rd, Johnstown, PA 15904 (814) 269-7000
  • Attended Fall semester 2009- Spring Semester 2010
  • Coursework in Biology Major
  • Dean's List representative both fall and spring semesters
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2009 to Central High School - 718 Central High Road, Martinsburg, PA 16662 (814) 793-2111
  • Graduated with Honors
  • Received 6 college credits while taking advanced placement classes
Bachelor of Arts: Accounting/Finance, Expected in 2013 to Ashford University - 400 N Bluff Blvd, Clinton, IA 52732 (563) 242-4023
  • Achieved Dean's List every semester attended from the time period of Fall semester 2010- Summer semester 2013
  • Able to balance full time career and full time student coursework
  • Received a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting with a minor in Finance
  • American Red Cross Certification in Dental Assisting
  • Prophylaxis certification 
  • Nominated for Civilian of the Quarter for Futenma Branch Dental Clinic out of 12 employees.
  • Nominated and won Civilian of the Year for Third Dental Battalion which includes multiple commands within the Pacific. 

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School Attended

  • University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown
  • Central High School
  • Ashford University

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant/Prophy Technician
  • Cashier
  • Sales Associate


  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Arts

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