Certified Expanded Functions Dental Assistant with years of experience. Assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions, and patient records. Having a sound knowledge of clinical procedures and dental terminology. Focused on providing each patient with a friendly, safe, and comfortable experience.
Expanded Functions Certification for Dental Auxiliaries
Indiana Dental Radiology Licensed
Place Class I-V restorations using Composite and Amalgam materials
Fabricate temporary crowns and bridges
Proficient knowledge of digital radiology
Firm knowledge of Eaglesoft and paperless charting
Perform general chair-side duties
Provide Comprehensive post-operative instructions to all patients
Able to keep a calm and relaxed environment for patients of all ages
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant03/2016 to 10/2016L.G. Painter, D.D.S.Fort Wayne, INAssist chair-side in all procedures including Endodontic and Oral Surgery. Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Utilize Expanded Functions in restoring using state of the art techniques and materials.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant04/2006 to 01/2016Afdent Dental ServicesFort Wayne, INAssist numerous doctors with all procedures. Skilled placement of composite and amalgam of all classifications. Fabricate multiple unit temporary crowns and bridges. Adjust dentures, partials, and permanent crowns for dentists to seat properly. Proficiently assist with all departments of patient care. Aid in training current dental assistants in Expanded Functions. Report all records to dentists pertaining to patient's medical history and current procedures. Assist doctors with treatment planning and appointment staging. Discuss in depth with patients about insurance, financial, and oral health education.
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant10/2004 to 04/2006David Slyby, D.D.S.Fort Wayne, INAssisted with all chair-side procedures along with placement of restorations. Exposed and processed radiographs. Properly sterilized and disinfected equipment, instruments, and operatory per OSHA guidelines. Took accurate impressions for study models, whitening trays, and removable prosthesis.
Dental Assistant09/1996 to 10/2004Clayton E. Dunton, D.D.S.Fort Wayne, INAssisted with all chair-side procedures. Performed all front office duties. Sole chair-side assistant.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: Dental Careers1997Anthis Career CenterFort Wayne, IN, USA
High School Diploma: General Studies1997Northrop High SchoolFort Wayne, IN, USA
EFDA Certification: Expanded Functions for Dental Auiliaries2002IPFWFort Wayne, IN, USA