expanded functions dental assistant resume example with 9+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Expanded functions Dental Assistant with hands-on experience. Skilled at chairside assisting, dental radiography and building relationships with patients. Well-rounded knowledge of dentistry and enthusiasm to bring strong work ethic to excellent dental practice.

  • First aid trained
  • X-ray proficiency
  • Crowns specialist
  • Chair-side duties
  • Patient counseling
  • Medical records management
  • Treatment room setup
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient schedule management
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Restorative procedures
07/2020 to Current
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Pacific Medical Centers Salem, OR,
  • Performed coronal polishing.
  • Made impressions and took impressions for mouthguards.
  • Placed and removed matrices and temporary separating devices.
  • Applied topical agents to patients.
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Selected and prepared tools used for procedures by sanitizing and arranging.
  • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and equipment.
  • Relayed dentist instructions regarding postoperative care.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Updated patient records with new data and treatment information.
  • Gathered and documented patient medical and dental histories and vital signs.
  • Educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care by suggesting warm saltwater rinsing, pain medication dosage, flossing methods, and brushing techniques.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
06/2012 to 07/2020
Supervisor Rapid Global Business Solutions, Inc Rocky Hill, CT,
  • Resolved customer complaints and adjusted policies to meet changing needs.
  • Established and enforced clear goals to keep employees working collaboratively.
  • Provided ongoing training to address staff needs.
  • Complied with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Identified and corrected performance and personnel issues to reduce impact to business operations.
  • Coached and mentored staff members through constructive feedback to develop long-term career goals.
  • Treated associates with fairness and respect, providing recognition of accomplishments.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
04/2017 to 10/2019
Infant Teacher Primrose Schools Ballwin, MO,
  • Sanitized toys, equipment, supplies and surfaces regularly.
  • Maintained tidy, clean and safe environments for children.
  • Changed diapers, used bibs and monitored behaviors to maintain good hygiene for each child.
  • Followed safe feeding guidelines and parental requests for breastmilk, formula and solids.
  • Helped infants develop communication skills through baby sign language while also promoting positive behaviors and social skills.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Sparked creativity and imagination by helping children discover new things each day.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
  • Supported children's emotional and social development by adapting communication tactics for differing client needs.
  • Implemented warning and timeout strategies to encourage good behavior.
  • Introduced learning activities and imaginative play materials for children to explore and manipulate.
  • Identified symptoms of emotional and developmental issues and alerted parents or guardians.
  • Escorted children on outings and trips to local parks and zoos.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2020 to to
Diploma : Dental Assisting
Western Iowa Tech Community College - Sioux City, IA
Expected in 03/2021 to to
Certificate : Expanded Functions
Western Iowa Tech Community College - Sioux City, IA
Expected in 10/2021 to to
Certificate : Nitrous Oxide Monitoring
Western Iowa Tech Community College - Sioux City, IA

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  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College
  • Western Iowa Tech Community College

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