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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

Well-qualified dentistry professional adept at working with children of all ages. Knowledgeable about surgical procedures, orthodontic requirements and standard dental care. Motivated and patient-focused dentist with two years of experience treating individuals with diverse dental concerns. Passionate about providing compassionate care and building relationships with patients to facilitate trust.

Skills
  • Dental surgeries
  • Prosthetic removals
  • Patient engagement
  • Emergency dental care
  • Electronic records management
  • General restorative dentistry
  • Orthodontics understanding
  • Endodontics
  • Sealant applications
  • Crown placement
  • Infection control maintenance
  • Charting
  • Pulpotomy expertise
  • Preventive care
  • Pain management
  • Patient interviewing
  • Oral cancer evaluations
  • Safety protocols and policies
  • Oral and written communication
  • Dental tissue assessment
Work History
01/2018 to Current
Dental Student Community Healthcare Network Long Island City, NY,
  • Administered anesthetics and sedatives to control patients' pain and reduce stress for anxious patients during procedures.
  • Created individualized treatment plans to maintain or restore oral health of patients.
  • Checked teeth for signs of decay by assessing visually, manually and via radiography to recommend treatment options such as fillings and sealants.
  • Improved patients' comfort by providing calm and professional care, explaining procedures, answering questions and carefully managing pain.
  • Communicated one-on-one with patients during consultative appointments to explain treatment plan and educate on upcoming procedures.
  • Interpreted X-rays to make accurate diagnoses and decisions about treatments.
  • Performed root canal procedures to treat nerve and dental pulp issues and prevent further damage to teeth and gums.
  • Conducted thorough patient examinations while screening for jaw and tongue cancers by inspecting teeth and soft oral tissues.
  • Advised patients on appropriate treatment for pain following procedures by giving specific home care instructions.
  • Administered care in emergency situations to treat pulp exposures and fractured teeth.
  • Efficiently completed procedures per session, including restorative work and surgical procedures.
03/2014 to 10/2017
Dental Assistant Veterans Health Administration San Angelo, TX,
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by Dexis for review by dentist.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, PPE and applying lead aprons.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienist and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, and setting dental chairs
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
07/2013 to 11/2013
General Dentist The Mentor Network Saint Paul, MN,
  • Checked teeth for signs of decay by assessing visually, manually and via radiography to recommend treatment options such as fillings and sealants.
  • Communicated one-on-one with patients during consultative appointments to explain treatment plan and educate on upcoming procedures.
  • Improved patients' comfort by providing calm and professional care, explaining procedures, answering questions and carefully managing pain.
  • Removed soft and hard deposits, cleaned and polished teeth using Cavitron and hand instruments
  • Evaluated oral and dental health.
07/2013 to 11/2013
Teaching Assistant AlYarmouk University College City, STATE,
  • Oversaw laboratory and clinical environments to help students advance knowledge and abilities.
  • Educated dental students on successful methods for performing extraction techniques in Oral Surgery.
  • Provided immediate and constructive feedback to students individually and as group.
  • Supervised students when administering local anesthesia and when performing dental procedure to ensure patient safety.
  • Instructed students on how to perform head and neck assessments on patients and how to intervene in medical emergencies.
Education
Expected in 07/2013
Bachelor of Science: Dentistry
AlYarmouk University College - Baghdad-Iraq,
GPA:
  • Continuing education:
  • Mar 2013 OT Medical Dental Implantology Course
    OT Medical/ Al-Yarmouk University College, Baghdad, Iraq
    Apr 2012 First National Conference of Iraqi Dental Colleges
    University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq
  • Dean's Honor List July 2013
  • Member of Iraqi Dental Association, Baghdad, Iraq Aug 2013
Expected in 05/2020
Doctor of Dental Medicine: Dentistry
UIC College of Dentistry - Chicago, IL,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • AlYarmouk University College
  • UIC College of Dentistry

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Student
  • Dental Assistant
  • General Dentist
  • Teaching Assistant

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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine

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