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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

Compassionate Registered Dental Assistant well-versed in four-handed and six-handed chair side dentistry, routine restorations and intra-oral techniques. Organized and detail oriented versed in instructing patients on proper dental hygiene techniques to maintain optimal oral health. Dental Assistant adept at all patient care and front office procedures. Holds current OSHA, CPR and BLS certifications. Certified Dental Assistant experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records.

Skills
  • Orthodontic Record taking and xrays
  • Sterilization
  • Pediatric care
  • Assisting in Oral surgery
  • Coronal Polish (CP)
  • Chairside assisting
  • Infection control
  • BLS
  • Alignate impression
  • Full Mouth Radiograph
Education
Drivon School of law Stockton, CA Expected in 2024 Bachelor of Arts : Law - GPA :
High Tech Institute Sacramento, Expected in 1995 Diploma In Dental Assisting : Dental Assistant - GPA :
Work History
Education Affiliates - Dental Assisting Instructor
Foley, AL, 07/2019 - Current
  • Supervised student training in dental offices and classroom settings
  • Monitored student growth and learning through hands-on activities and exams
  • Planned demonstrations for students to expand upon lecture topics
  • Inventoried lab and classroom tools and supplies and ordered more
  • Evaluated students' competencies through written assignments and examinations
  • Analyzed clinical settings' effectiveness in helping students achieve course and program outcomes
  • Delivered individualized instruction on observation, assessment, decision-making and patient health teaching
  • Assigned students to patients based on students' learning objectives and patient needs
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group
  • Distributed course syllabus and communicated course standards and learning objectives to students
Jefferson Dental Clinics - Lead Registered Dental Assistant
Dallas, TX, 08/2009 - 06/2018
  • Sharpened and sterilized dental instruments
  • Evaluated oral and dental health
  • Worked closely with patients before, during, and after dental procedures
  • Competently prepared dental materials including cement, amalgams, and composites
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques
  • Competently exposed dental x-rays and intra oral photographs
  • Aid in transporting patient to gurney to get to recovery room
  • Assist anesthesiologist in masking down the patient with gasses like Oxygen, Nitrous and Sevoflurane
Helping Hands Of Middle And West Tennessee - Registered Dental Assistant
Jackson, TN, 07/1999 - 08/2009
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques
  • Competently exposed, developed, and mounted dental x-rays (both intraoral and extraoral)
  • Worked closely with patients before, during, and after dental procedures
  • Maintained clear, organized dental records and reports
  • Evaluated oral and dental health
  • Sharpened and sterilized dental instruments
  • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites
  • Developed and implemented individualized dental care plans for patients
  • Regularly attended dental society and treatment team meetings and in-service trainings to continuously learn about best practices
  • Prepared patients for Orthodontic appliance and Braces placement
  • Placement of arch wires
  • Took alginate impressions of full mouth for start and finish of orthodontic treatment and retainers
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment
  • Treated patients by fitting mouth appliances, braces and retainers and checked on progress at each office visit
Jefferson Dental Clinics - Lead Registered Dental Assistant
Fort Worth, TX, 04/1995 - 09/1999
  • Sharpened and sterilized dental instruments
  • Evaluated oral and dental health
  • Maintained clear, organized dental records and reports
  • Designed a dental report card that explained patients’ dental health status and treatment plans
  • Worked closely with patients before, during, and after dental procedures
  • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites
  • Developed and implemented individualized dental care plans for patients
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques
  • Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays (both intraoral and extraoral)
  • Supervised and led a team of dental assistants and support staff of 8
  • Regularly attended dental society and treatment team meetings and in-service trainings to continuously learn about best practices
  • Assisted Oral Surgeon in surgical procedures
  • Prepared teeth for orthodontic appliance and braces placement
  • Routinely performed monthly orthodontic adjustments and change arch wires
  • Fabricate temporary crowns
  • Coronal polishing and fluoride application
  • Greeted patients upon arrival to office and helped prepare for surgeries
  • Calmed nervous patients by speaking softly, answering questions and providing compassionate care
  • Assisted surgeon during procedures by wiping up bodily fluids and handing over needed dental instruments
  • Prepared surgical area by ensuring that all necessary dental instruments were sterilized and patients were ready
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Drivon School of law
  • High Tech Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assisting Instructor
  • Lead Registered Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Lead Registered Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Diploma In Dental Assisting

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