Dental Assistant adept at all patient care and front office procedures. Experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and general office duties.
Associate of Science: RadiologyCurrentHostos
Associate of Applied Science: Restorative Dentistry2011New York City of Technology
Dental Technician11/2011 to 06/2013 Marotta Dental Studio – Farmingdale,
Restores natural teeth by fabricating crowns and bridges.
Constructs prostheses by following the dentist's prescription; making models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient's mouth taken by the dentist; building-up wax replicas of part or all of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encasing the wax in a mould material and melting away the wax; replacing the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polishing and finishing the appliance prior to its being placed in the patient's mouth by the dentist.
Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.
Enhances dental laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Dental Assistant09/2010 to 05/2011 Park Dental Care – Astoria,
Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary.
Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
Dental Assistant/Receptionist01/2007 to 02/2009 Gentle Dental – Brooklyn,
Confirmed patient insurance benefits and checked claim statuses.
Displayed expert use of Dentrix computer scheduling program to manage patient appointments.
Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
Taking and developing x-rays (Panoramic and Cephalometric)