I am an EDDA Certified Dental Assistant with 2 years of experience assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record and office management. The summer of 2015, before my senior year in High School, I started training at New Roads Dental with Dr. Amanda Ewing Haszinger. After my graduation from FRA in 2016 I was hired as a full time employee.
Dental x-rays expertise
Insurance verification competency
Dental office expertise
Current X-Ray certification
Study model pour and trim
Fully Expanded Dental Assisting
Dental assisting talent
New Roads DentalNew Roads, LaEDDA Certified Dental Assistant
Here is a list of my job responsibilities:
Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist. Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Duplicated x-rays when requested by insurance companies. 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. Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Examined patients' head, neck and oral cavity for signs of disease. Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs.
Recommended products and devices for patients' home care. Consistently ensured the functioning and sterilization of equipment being used. Delivered preoperative and postoperative care.
Education and Training
2016False River Academy, New Roads, LaI attended False River Academy for 14 years and received my High School diploma upon completion.
2017LSU Course, Lafayette, LaI attended a 4 day course in Lafayette, La to receive my Extended Duty Dental Assistant license.
2017Bailey's Dental Workshop, Clinton, LAI attended a one day class on pouring and preparing dental molds.