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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Outgoing Dental Assistant with experience supporting dental office staff and boosting customer service ratings by offering high level of service to all individuals. Confident individual experienced in sterilization procedures, restorative procedures and patient education. Upbeat in high-pressure situations to promote positive work environment and customer satisfaction.

Skills
  • X-ray proficiency
  • Physical examination knowledge
  • First aid trained
  • Chair-side duties
  • Crowns specialist
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient schedule management
  • Exam room setups
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Restorative procedures
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Stock Rotation
  • Team building
  • Inventory Management
  • Safety Inspections
Education and Training
IntelliTec College - Colorado Springs Colorado Springs, CO Expected in 11/2002 Dental Assistant Certificate : Dental - GPA :
Trinidad High School Trinidad, CO, Expected in 05/1996 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Madison Heights, MI, 09/2016 - Current
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Applied topical agents to patients, including Benzocain.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, denture and partial adjustments, adjust bite, and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, brushing techniques.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns.
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments, educating patients.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and equipment.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using Dentrix
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
Manchester, CT, 02/2014 - 09/2016
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, dentures and partials and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, brushing techniques.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns.
Banner Health - Oral Surgery Assistant
Phoenix, AZ, 02/2013 - 02/2014
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting the oral surgeon in any way that was needed.
  • Assisted the oral surgeon by preparing the surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Gave patients detailed education before surgery to explain side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Soothed anxious patients by effectively listening and demonstrating concern for individual fears.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including [Type], [Type] and [Type].
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
Endodontic Specialists Of Colorado PC - Endodontic Assistant
City, STATE, 04/2003 - 02/2013
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including [Type], [Type] and [Type].
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained number return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.

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School Attended

  • IntelliTec College - Colorado Springs
  • Trinidad High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Assistant
  • Endodontic Assistant

Degrees

  • Dental Assistant Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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