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expanded duties dental assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Professional Summary

Reliable Dental Assistant with 30+] years of experience efficiently handling administrative tasks and assisting chairside with dental procedures. Expert in assisting with 2 hand procedures, setting up exam rooms, taking dental radiographs,and preparing materials for impressions or restorations. Team-focused with commitment to providing exceptional care to all patients.


CPR certified.

Skills
  • Treatment Planning
  • Procedure Support
  • Preliminary Impressions
  • Occlusal Registrations
Education
Lead Deadwood High School Lead, SD Expected in 05/1979 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Kool Smiles - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Dalton, GA, 11/2012 - Current
  • Applied fluoride varnish and sealants.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropria and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment,
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by for review by dentist.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings(Amalgam and composite), casts and impressions.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Dexis while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Assisted in administering nitrous oxide.
  • Assisted in coronal polishing.
  • Operated x-ray equipment.
Kool Smiles - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Elizabethtown, KY, 09/2006 - 10/2012
  • Operated x-ray equipment.
  • Applied fluoride varnish and sealants.
  • Assisted in administering nitrous oxide.
  • Assisted in coronal polishing.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, [Action] and [Action].
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by [Action] for review by dentist.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by [Action].
Kool Smiles - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Evansville, IN, 06/2002 - 09/2006
  • Assisted in administering nitrous oxide.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by [Action] for review by dentist.
  • Operated x-ray equipment.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by [Action].
  • Applied fluoride varnish and sealants.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, [Action] and [Action].
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, [Action] and [Action].
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, [Action] and applying lead aprons.
Kool Smiles - Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
Falls Church, VA, 09/1987 - 06/2002
  • Operated x-ray equipment.
  • Assisted in administering nitrous oxide.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, [Action] and [Action].
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by [Action] for review by dentist.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, [Type], casts and impressions.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by [Action], clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.

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School Attended

  • Lead Deadwood High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Duties Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Duties Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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