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Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Enthusiastic Expanded Functions Dental Assistant looking to tackle new responsibilities as a teacher . Excellent interpersonal and communication talents. Warm Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with strengths in taking hands on and defusing high risk situations. Looking forward to starting a new journey in teaching, and showing students that there is more than just chairside dental assisting in the dental field, and how it over laps the medical field.

Skills
  • Crowns specialist
  • Physical examination knowledge
  • X-ray proficiency
  • First aid trained
  • Taking X-rays
  • Patient schedule management
  • Restorative procedures
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Patient counseling
  • Medical records management
  • Dentrix proficiency
  • Periodontics
  • Chair-side duties
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Treatment room setup
  • Exam room setups
  • Dental staff support
  • Customer service
  • PPE use
Experience
EFDA, 06/2018 to Current
Heartland DentalAtlanta, GA,
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Applied topical agents to patients, including [Topical Agent] and [Topical Agent].
  • Performed basic supportive services such as [Service] and [Service].
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including root canals and extractions.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Monitored proper clinical area appearance, sterilization and restocking by creating daily, weekly and monthly assistant tasks lists.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and [Action] and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures such as [Type]s and [Type]s.
  • Supported dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and [Type] equipment.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, [Action], flossing methods, brushing techniques and [Action].
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
EFDA, 01/2010 to 08/2018
Heartland DentalBradenton, FL,
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Applied topical agents to patients, including [Topical Agent] and [Topical Agent].
  • Performed basic supportive services such as [Service] and [Service].
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures such as [Type]s and [Type]s.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and [Type] equipment.
  • Juggled multiple projects and tasks to ensure high quality and timely delivery.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, [Action], flossing methods, brushing techniques and [Action].
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by [Action], [Action] and [Action].
Oral Surg Tech, 01/2010 to 08/2018
Geisinger Medical CenterCity, STATE,
  • Treated facial lacerations, intraoral lacerations and fractured facial bones.
  • Planned targeted treatments based on individual needs and discussed options with patients.
  • Diagnosed problems of maxillofacial regions and implemented treatments to resolve concerns.
  • Treated infections of oral cavity, salivary glands, jaws and neck.
  • Performed procedures such as bone grafts and surgical root canals for more advanced issues.
  • Performed surgery to prepare mouth for dental implants, aiding in regeneration of deficient bone and gum tissues.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance by meeting and exceeding workflow needs.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Motivated and encouraged team members to communicate more openly and constructively with each other.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/1988
Columbia Montour Vo-tech - Bloomsburg, PA,
GPA:
: EFDA, Expected in 05/2014
Key Stone Technical School - Harrisburg, Pa,
GPA:
: Dental Radiology, Expected in 1987
Temple University - Philadelphia, PA
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Columbia Montour Vo-tech
  • Key Stone Technical School
  • Temple University
Job Titles Held:
  • EFDA
  • EFDA
  • Oral Surg Tech
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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