Compassionate Registered Dental Assistant well-versed in four-handed chair side dentistry, routine restorations and intra-oral techniques. Organized, dependable and team player focused on achieving daily goals of patient satisfaction and care.
Scheduling and managing appointments
Oral Cancer Screening
Application of Preventative Chemotherapeutic agents
Gentle patient care
Detailed patient histories
Certified in First Aid
Scaling and root planning
Member of SCADHA
Student government Representative -Vice President
Dental Hygiene StudentPima Medical Institute Dental Hygiene School - Houston, Texas11/2014 - Current
Examined gums with probes, and identified periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
Performed oral cancer checks by feeling lymph nodes to detect swelling or tenderness.
Took impressions for night guards and appliances.
Developed and implemented individualized dental care plans for patients.
Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
Counseled patients about proper nutrition and self-care programs.
Skillfully used hand instruments, ultrasonic cavitron inserts and prophy handpiece to remove hard deposits and stains from teeth.
Capably performed prophylaxis in the absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.