Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Enthusiastic Dentist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Committed to providing personalized patient care through quality of service, effective communication, and interpersonal skills. Personable practitioner with highly adaptable nature. Known for working calmly under pressure and building long-lasting relationships. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in the field of Dentistry.

  • General Restorative Dentistry
  • Tooth Extractions
  • Emergency Dental Care
  • Strong Manual Dexterity
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Patient Relations and Engagement
  • Team collaboration
  • Pain Management
  • Dental tissue assessment
  • Gum disease analysis
  • Electronic records management
  • Charting
Work History
2017 to 2021 Dental Student Charles River Community Health | Brighton, MA,
  • Restored form, function, and occlusion via direct and indirect restorative procedures, root canal treatment of single-rooted teeth, fixed and removable prosthetics including partial and complete dentures, as well as simple and surgical tooth extractions.
  • Managed over 75 patients in patient pool.
  • Graduated with 15 case completes; treating a patient from start to finish in comprehensive oral care.
  • Averaged 10 patients per week.
  • Responsibilities included patient interviews, recording medical and dental history, treatment planning, emergency care, and referrals.
  • Created individualized treatment plans to maintain or restore oral health of patients.
  • Communicated one-on-one with patients during consultative appointments to explain treatment plan and educate on upcoming procedures.
  • Administered anesthetics and sedatives to control patients' pain and reduce stress for anxious patients during procedures.
  • Administered care in emergency situations to treat various tooth injuries - pulp exposures, fractured tooth, etc.
  • Improved patients' comfort by providing calm and professional care, explaining procedures, answering questions and carefully managing pain.
  • 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.
  • Protected patients and employees by adhering to infection control policies and protocols.
  • Advised patients on appropriate treatment for pain following procedures by giving specific home care instructions.
  • Diagnosed nerve and dental tissue damage by conducting careful examinations to determine need for root canal procedures.
  • Diagnosed and treated infections, mouth ulcers and other problems with oral mucosa.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Used Axium to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Taught and demonstrated to patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Provided chair-side assistance in complex periodontic and endodontic procedures such as implant placement, bone grafts, crown lengthening, surgical extractions, scaling/ root planing.
  • Skilled in CAD/CAM, intraoral photography, and digital radiology.
2015 to 2018 Dental Assistant Dr. Ali Sobh, DDS | City, STATE,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, taking and developing radiographic images, poured up and trimmed diagnostic casts and impressions.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Typed patient data into computer system while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
2016 to 2017 Organic Chemistry Tutor Self-employed | City, STATE,
  • Prepared lesson plans to meet goals identified in students' individualized study plans.
  • Collaborated with students to complete homework assignments, identify lagging skills and correct weaknesses.
  • Identified learning needs and implemented fun and engaging learning activities to help students advance.
  • Motivated students towards learning and studying to build self-confidence and reduce fear of failure.
Expected in 06/2021 Board Certified Dentist | LARA Michigan Dental Licensure , , GPA:
Expected in 05/2021 D.D.S. | University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, MI, GPA:
  • Member of ASDA, ADA, AAPHD, Orthodontic Club, and Cosmetic Dentistry Club
Expected in 2017 Community Health Education | University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI, GPA:
  • 4 years of education in community and public health.
  • Dean's List 2015-2017
  • Summa cum laude
Expected in 06/2013 High School Diploma | Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills, MI, GPA:
  • Graduated cum laude
  • Elected Vice President from 2010-2013
  • Member of Model United Nations Club
  • Member of Pre-Med Club
  • Team USA 2013 - Synchronized Figure Skating. Competed in Sweden as a member of Team USA representing The Dearborn Figure Skating Club.
  • Varsity Track & Field 2011- 2013. All-Region in 4x2 and 300m hurdles.
  • 2009 Eastern Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Champion
  • Competitive figure skater and synchronized figure skater since 2001
  • American Dental Association
  • Michigan Dental Association
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry

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