Expanded Functions Dental Assistant (EFDA) offering excellent clinical and customer relations skills gained through years of experience within high-volume dental practices. Display a warm, friendly demeanor and gentle touch during all dental procedures, earning consistent praise from patients and employers. Efficient and precise in chairside dental assisting
Dental , 10/2012 to 02/2013 Kool Smiles Dental – Winchester, VA Efficiently manage patient care, office and laboratory duties within a multispecialty dental office. Expose and process dental X-rays; maintain patient records and lab equipment; sterilize instruments; patient scheduling, and educate patients on postoperative and general oral health care. Maintain clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety. Built a loyal patient following; frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental assistant.
Orthodontic Tech, 08/2009 to 10/2012 Dr. Grisius Orthodontic Office – Purcevellville, VA Assisted doctor with child and adult patients. Performed placing curve wires and capturing oral photos. Ordered clinical supplies and prepared documents. Sterilized equipment and developed X-rays. Managed Imagining treatments and procedures. Instructed patients on operating and maintaining orthodontic appliances. Ability to perform inserting arch wires and fitting bands Ability to take intra and extra oral photos Sound knowledge of standardized procedures, techniques and methods used in dental assistance.
Orthodontic Technician, 02/2009 to 08/2010 Steven G Garrett, D.D.S. M.S. – Winchester, VA Administered duties like chair side assisting, patient care, radiographs, photographs, impressions, ordering etc. Supported the dentists during his performing the clinical procedures. Focused on providing exceptional patient care and satisfaction. Assisted the orthodontist in setting up the patients and equipment. Ensured to maintain all relevant records.
Associate of Arts: Dental X-Ray Certified, 2008 Lord Fairfax Community College - Middleburg, VA