General Dentist resume example with 2 years of experience

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

Trustworthy Dentist with experience carefully analyzing patient dental problems by studying symptoms and conducting treatment accordingly. Sound knowledge of proper use of dental equipment and tools. Able to handle back-to-back patients efficiently and educate patients on different aspects of dental healthcare.

  • Dental impressions
  • Safety procedures
  • Bleaching agent application
  • Pain management
  • Cosmetic dentistry
  • Applying sealants
  • Placing crowns
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Dental radiographs
  • Tooth extraction
  • Local anesthetics
  • Educating parents
  • Instrument handling
  • Surgical extractions
  • Tooth defect repair
  • Safety practices
  • Patient relationships
  • Patient assistance
  • Preliminary oral health examination
  • Tooth and gum procedures
  • Dental pulp assessment
  • Instrumental sterilization
  • Temporary fillings
  • Periodontal treatment
Education and Training
Positivo High School Curitiba, Expected in 12/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Tuiuti of Parana University Curitiba, Expected in 11/2012 Bachelor of Science : Technology in Bioprocesses And Biotechnology - GPA :
Positivo University Curitiba, Expected in 08/2013 Bachelor of Science : Dentistry - GPA :
DAACF Orlando, Expected in 12/2020 : Dental Assisting - GPA :
  • First Aid/CPR
Wellpath - General Dentist
Cumberland, MD, 09/2013 - 02/2015
  • Analyzed X-rays and reviewed patients' health backgrounds to devise appropriate treatment course.
  • Treated infections caused by chronic and acute issues and diseases within soft oral tissues.
  • Designed and fit patients with prosthodontic dental appliances, including dentures and bridges
  • Treated, supported and cared for patients efficiently focusing on individual patients.
  • Educated patients on proper oral hygiene to promote oral health and disease prevention.
  • Evaluated teeth for problems such as misalignment to diagnose conditions and treat or refer for specialist care.
  • Prepared patients for procedures by administering antibiotics or analgesic and anti imflammatory medication for pain control.
  • Followed up with patients after procedures for proper pain management.
  • Examined patients' teeth, gums and oral tissue to identify and diagnose conditions.
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Dental Assistant Trainee
Everson, WA, 05/2012 - 12/2012
  • Efficiently manage patient care, office and laboratory duties within a multispecialty dental group.
  • Expose and process dental X-rays; maintain patient records and lab equipment; sterilize instruments; assist office manager with patient scheduling, billing and insurance claims; and educate patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Built a loyal patient following; frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental assistant.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
Benevis - Dental Assistant
Culloden, GA, 11/2011 - 11/2011
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments and educating patients.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including restorative, surgical, prosthetics and orthodontics.

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School Attended

  • Positivo High School
  • Tuiuti of Parana University
  • Positivo University

Job Titles Held:

  • General Dentist
  • Dental Assistant Trainee
  • Dental Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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