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
Superior customer service
Certified in First Aid
Alignate impression expertise
Adult tooth charting
Dental Assistant/Prophy Technician, 08/2011 to 07/2013 United States Navy – Okinawa, Japan
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, 05/2010 to 08/2010 Turkey Hill Minit Market – 3106 Everett Rd, East Freedom, PA 16637 (814) 695-3533
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, 04/2007 to 07/2010 Aeropostale – 5580 Goods Ln, Altoona, PA 16602 (814) 944-6128
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, 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: 2009 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, 2013 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
Nine hundred and sixty nine hours of volunteer dental assisting with the United States Air Force in an effort to help accomplish the dental health readiness mission in Okinawa, Japan.
Helped organize and educate dental awareness to parents and children at a two day school event that lead to approximately 300 children receiving free exams.
Humanitarian work with Habitat for Humanity while attending college at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. Helped with the build of three different homes that were given to those in need.
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.