Certified Dental Assistant with over eight years of experience specializing in Endodontics with previous experience in Periodontics. Accumulated experience spans a wide range of skill sets with regard to direct patient care, routine laboratory functions, patient records, and office management. Highly valued for ability to efficiently setup, breakdown, and turnaround rooms to sustain pace and maximize overall office proficiency. Effortlessly transitions from mundane tasks to extremely complex emergency procedures. Easily adapts to individual preference and methods of various office settings and specializations.
ADAA Radiology Examination 8/15/06
Florida Dental Radiology Certification 12/08/07
CPR Certification -current
8hrs training on Sorona Ct X-ray
US Army DENTAC Dental Assistant Certification
"Provided Chairside Assistance for numerous Endodontic procedures including RCT, RETX, Apico, RootAmp, Bone graft, I&D, Extraction, and implant prep and placement. Assisted with nitrous oxide and IV sedation. Highly efficient with setup, breakdown, and room turnaround. Thoroughly sterilized dental equipment and exam rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Prepared instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Received and prepared patients for Endo examination. Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. Proficient with Sorona 3D CT scan, Sidex, PBS Endo, and Schick programs. Maintained communication flow with front office personnel to ensure consistency and sustain pace appropriate for daily work load. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders, and restocked supplies. Easily adapts to individual preference and methods of various office settings and Endodontists.
I gained valuable periodontal experience working for Lieutenant Colonel Passo. (Periodontist) I assisted in surgical procedures such as Pocket reduction, Regeneration, Crown lengthening, and soft tissue grafts. Greeted and prepared patients for Perio examinations. Coordinated appointment schedules for both the Periodontist and oral surgeon. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders, and restocked supplies. 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 the periodontist. Maintained proper graphical and perio charting. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries, and coordinated appointments with hygienist.
I was enrolled in the American Red Cross Dental Assistant Training Program, and completed 1000 hours of training. I am trained to recognize and respond to medical emergencies, take vital signs, and recognize the effects of local anesthesia. I am CPR certified. I was responsible for front desk duties to include scheduling patients, updating medical history. I have assisted in general dentistry, periodontics, Endodontics, oral surgery, x-ray department, front desk, and sterilization. I am also trained to chart all routine exams for patients.
I am trained to assist the dentist during operative procedures using silver amalgam, composites, stainless steel, and polycarbonate crowns. I have assisted during surgical extractions, passing and receiving instruments, aspirating and retracting. I maintain a clear operating field with adequate light and Responsible for Infection Control and Haz-mat
Dental Assistant Program GPA 4.0
Red Cross , 2005
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