Energetic RDA with 20+ years experience in private dental practices. A professional in General Dentistry, Orthodontics, and Endodontics. Empathetic dental assistant with a record of reassuring and alleviating patient fears. Enthusiastic about dental health and educating patients about personal dental care, hygiene and preventative techniques.
License for Dental x-rays, proficient in CBCT
Fully Expanded Dental Assisting
Suture removal competency
Assist with Implant systems
Appointment scheduling proficiency
Infection Control (ICE)
Endodontic Dental Assistant04/2013 to CurrentDr. Gilman Carr1551 Bishop St., San Luis Obispo, CA 805-549-0331Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Assisted dentist with diagnostic, endodontic, and surgical procedures. Knowledgeably sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Coordinated appointment schedules for the dentist. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.
Orthodontic Dental Assistant01/1996 to 04/2013Dr. Steven F. Brizendine525 S. Fairmont Ave., Suite A Lodi, CA 209-368-5101Held many positions in Dr. Brizendine's practice from RDA Orthodontic Assistant, X-Ray technician, Receptionist, Treatment Coordinator, and Financial Coordinator.
Education and Training
Registered Dental Assistant License Number 8343
Continuing Education Classes
~CPR ~Infection Control ~Patient Care
~Coronal Polish ~Temporary Crown Fabrication ~ Practice Management
~Orthodontic Band/Bond Placement ~The Dental Team
~California Dental Practice Act ~Oral Complications of Diabetes
~Financial Education from Zuelke Practice Management
Dental AssistingSacramento City CollegeSacramento, CA
Art and Early Childhood Development ClassesSan Joaquin Delta CollegeStockton, CA
Goals for The Future
I like working with people, I am a team player and enjoy all aspects of the private practice environment.