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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
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Summary

Personable Dental Assistant with a decade of experience working directly with patients to offer superior dental care. Organized when documenting patient information, preparing dental instruments for procedures. Very good time management skills and very attentive to patient's needs.

Skills
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Restorative procedures
  • Treatment room setup
  • Dentrix proficiency
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multitasking
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Taking X-rays
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Patient schedule management
  • Knowledgeable in Curve Hero
  • Exam room setups
  • Patient education
  • Organizational skills
Experience
Dental Receptionist, 08/2019 to Current
Great Expressions Dental CentersReynoldsburg, OH,
  • Answered and managed incoming calls and emails.
  • Demonstrated proficiencies in telephone, e-mail, fax and front-desk reception within a high-volume environment.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Collected payments from patients and arranged payment schedules.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Verified, updated and entered patient information into system.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using Curve Hero.
Dental Assistant, 08/2019 to Current
Corizon Health, Inc.Moberly, MO,
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed [Type], [Type] and [Type] materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained [Number] return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, [Action] and [Action].
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, [Action], flossing methods, brushing techniques and [Action].
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using Curve Hero.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including Root Canal,Crowns and Extractions.
Dental Assistant, 09/2004 to 05/2009
Corizon Health, Inc.Saint Joseph, MO,
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including root canal and simple extractions
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Psychology, Expected in 05/1999
Orange County Community College - Middletown, NY
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Orange County Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Receptionist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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