dental technician resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -
Military Experience
02/2012 to Current
Dental Technician
United States Navy ,
03/2016 to Current
Field Medical Service Technician
United States Navy ,
05/2016 to Current
Dental Technician Geo Group Inc. Allenwood, PA,

Known in the clinic as the go-to technician for all matters from administrative management skills to chair-side assistance. Role model and vital team member consistency delivering high quality results. Supported eight providers in optimum patient care resulting in 98% overall dental readiness at MCAS Yuma. Managed six Junior Sailors and their clinic duties.

  • Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
  • Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
  • Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Performed laboratory and radiologic support functions such as preparing materials and models.
  • Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
  • Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay.
  • Properly removed orthodontic bands, brackets and cement.
  • Scaled, polished and applied sealants and fluorides.
  • Co-diagnosed ailments with the dentist to develop appropriate periodontal treatment plans.
  • Maintained proper graphical and perio charting.
  • Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
  • Treated facial lacerations, intraoral lacerations and fractured facial bones.
  • Effectively screened and recommended candidates for oral/maxillofacial surgery.
  • Made and fit dentures and crowns.
  • Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
  • Coordinated appointment schedules for both the dentist and oral surgeon.
  • Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.
02/2012 to 05/2016
Physical Therapy Assistant Veterans Health Administration Eureka, CA,

Flawlessly integrated into the Physical Therapy department during critical manning and learned on-the-job methods of restoring the body's function and movement, as well as providing pain relief and promoting healing. Treated 900 patients independently which increased patient volume and in turn the quality of patient care.

  • Earned repeated commendations from supervisor and patients for providing high-quality, compassionate care.  
  • Tested neuro-muscular, motor, cognitive and psycho-social skills.
  • Administered massage as well as heat, water, ice, electrical, and light stimulation as part of therapeutic programs.
  • Routinely performed diagnostic and prognostic exams to evaluate muscle, nerve, joint and functional abilities.
  • Instructed patients in the safe and effective use of pulleys, weights, inclined surfaces and other equipment.
02/2012 to 05/2016
Auxiliary Security Force Naval Station Everett City, STATE,
Augment Naval-base security, trained in case of contingencies, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, civil disturbances, exercises and special events that require heightened levels of security. Stood a total of 576 hours of watch on base during THREATCOM BRAVO; and 20 hours during open-base events, THREATCOM CHARLIE ensuring the safety of the Naval base.
  • Completed 17 days of Vehicle Board Search and Seizure (VBSS) exercises and training for maritime boarding actions and tactics, designed to capture enemy vessels, to combat terrorism.
  • Patrolled four Seattle Seahawk football games.
Education and Training
Expected in 2016 to to
: Fleet Marine Force Operational Corpsman
Field Medical Training Battalion - Camp Pendleton, CA
Curriculum focused on field medicine using the principles of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) at the Field Medical Training Battalion.
Expected in 2011 to to
: Basic Medical Technician/Corpsman
Navy Medicine Training Support Center - San Antonio, TX
Curriculum focused on Navy Healthcare; conducted at the Medical Education and Training Campus (METC).
Expected in 2011 to to
: Dental Technician
Navy Medicine Training Support Center Dental Department - San Antonio, TX
Curriculum focused on basic dental sciences to include head anatomy and physiology, dental administration and dental procedures. The Dental Assistant Program Training is conducted at the Medical Education Training Campus (METC).
Technical Skills and Qualifications

Healthcare Training Skills Completed: HIPPA and Privacy Act, Emergency Preparedness Response, Domestic Violence Prevention, Alcohol Drugs and Tobacco Awareness, Fire Prevention and Portable Fire Extinguisher Training, Blood Borne Pathogen Training, Latex Protein Allergy Prevention and Exposure Control, Back Injury Prevention Training, Ergonomic Awareness, Operational Stress Control.

Software Proficiencies: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Dental Common Access System (DENCAS), Corporate Dental Application (CDA), Armed Forces Health Longitudinal Technology (AHLTA), Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS-meds).

Specialty Certification & Awards

Command Fitness Leader Certified

Nutrition Certificate

Basic Life Support Instructor Certified

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Certified
Naval Security Forces Sentry Certified

Fleet Marine Force Warfare- Logistics Combat Element

Global War - Terrorism Service Medal
Expert Shooter M4
Expert Shooter M9
National Defense Service Medal

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Field Medical Training Battalion
  • Navy Medicine Training Support Center
  • Navy Medicine Training Support Center Dental Department

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Technician
  • Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Auxiliary Security Force


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