Front Desk Dental Assistant Resume Example

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary
Certified Dental Administrative Assistant experienced in direct patient care, making appointments and maintaining their accounts. Help coordinate the dentist's schedule. Creating and updating patient records and general office management. With experience in Dentrix , Word, Excel, and Quickbooks programs. I'm seeking to fully utilize my knowledge and skills to grow with a team and further my education to better provide patient service and care.
Work History
07/2017 to 10/2017 Front Desk Dental Assistant Regions Financial Corporation | Bloomington, MN,
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Completed patient paperwork and scanned into Dentrix system.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Confirmed patient insurance benefits and checked claim statuses.
  • Sharpened and sterilized dental instruments.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Skillfully used hand instruments, ultrasonic cavitron inserts and prophy handpieces to remove hard deposits and stains from teeth.
  • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Displayed expert use of Dentrix computer scheduling program to manage patient appointments.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
11/2006 to 2015 Administrative Assistant Roswell Masonry Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Drafted biweekly time sheets for 50 executives and employees.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
  • Ordered and distributed office supplies while adhering to a fixed office budget.
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages.
  • Helped distribute employee notices and mail around the office.
  • Managed office supplies, vendors, organization and upkeep.
  • Coordinated domestic and international travel arrangements, including booking airfare, hotel and transportation.
  • Greeted visitors entering the office, determined the nature and purpose of visit and directed them to the appropriate destination.
  • Processed accounts receivable and accounts payable using QuickBooks.
  • Created proposals using programs such as MS Word, and MS Outlook and QuickBooks.
04/1997 to Current Freelance Make-Up Artist Anita Newsom | City, STATE,
  • Communicate with clients regarding visual requirements.
  • Ensured that models, and clients have fitting make-up before final presentation.
  • Demonstrate practical understanding of lighting, photographic process and colors.
  • Discuss with client in detail what their final look is for the project at hand.
  • Learned mastery makeup techniques using the industry's most popular makeup lines.
  • Remarkably professional with in-depth ability to work with a multi-cultural staff and customers.
  • Provide make-up, skincare consultations, and application for customers.
  • Uphold high courtesy and customer service standards for every client.
  • Recommend makeup choices to client on individual basis, and or event.
Expected in 2016 Dental Assisting | Denistry Dental Careers Institute, Atlanta, GA GPA:
Expected in 1995 Master Cosmotology License | Cosmotology, and Esthetics Capelli Cosmotology School, Atlanta, GA. GPA:
Expected in 1994 High School Diploma | Sequoyah High School, Canton, GA. GPA:
  • Dental materials knowledge
  • Sterilization techniques familiarity
  • Tofflemire retainers
  • Syringes and anesthetics knowledge
  • Model trimming competency
  • Gentle patient care
  • Organized file management
  • Detailed patient histories
  • Proper telephone etiquette
  • Instrumentation familiarity
  • CTP/ICD-9 and dental coding
  • Topical anesthetic (TA)
  • Temporary crown and bridge fabrication
  • Keeping patients comfortable
  • Quick learner, can learn about a character and give the perfect look very quickly and efficiently.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and multiple projects.
  • Methodological and ability to pay attention to details.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to visualize clients requests.
  • Possess great interpersonal and management skills.

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School Attended
  • Dental Careers Institute
  • Capelli Cosmotology School
  • Sequoyah High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Front Desk Dental Assistant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Freelance Make-Up Artist
  • Dental Assisting
  • Master Cosmotology License
  • High School Diploma

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