Dental professional with vast knowledge of clinical procedures and medical and dental terminology. Periodontics, Oral
Surgery and Cosmetic Dentistry expert. Working knowledge of Microsoft office, Excel and Word.
Ability to work with minimal supervision and highly motivated. Excellent interpersonal skills as well as professional written
and communications skills.
Head assistant December 2006 to February 2013Perio NYC － New York, New York
Implant System - Nobel Biocare, Biomet 3I, Friadent, Stramann, Astra, Bio Horizon, Neoss, Imtec NT Certain Surgical Service - Surgical Implants, Sinus Lift (lat window & osteotome), Uncovering of implants, Bone Replacement Graft, Gingivectomy, Osseous Surgery, Guided Tissue Regeneration, Free Soft Tissue Graft, Soft Tissue Allograft, Frenulectomy, Surgical Extraction, Biopsy of Oral Tissue, Ridge Augmentation, Clinical Crown Lengthening Bleaching - operate Zoom Advanced Power Plus Patient Preparation for Surgery , Post - op , Removal of Sutures Digital Xray Program Coordinator for OSHA - Employee Exposure Classification, Hazardous Chemical Inventory, MSDS Manual, Labeling of Hazardous Chemical, HBV Vaccination Recording, Post Exposure Evaluation and Follow - Up, Regulated Waste Program, Employee Training Record keeping Additional Duties - Accurate Inventory of products, Ordering and Replenishment of Products and Dental Equipment, Schedule Periodic maintenance of Dental Equipment.
Clinical Receptionist / Dental Assistant June 2003 to December 2006Contemporary Dental Center － New York, NY
Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.Coordinated appointment schedules for both the dentist and oral surgeon.Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist.Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries.Expertly filed patients' charts and processed billing and payments.Managed invoices and transaction receipts.Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.Completed complex surgical extractions of partially and fully impacted teeth that required a surgical handpiece for sectioning of teeth and ostectomy.Thoroughly investigated past due invoices and minimized number of unpaid accounts.Recorded and filed patient data and medical records.Carefully reviewed medical records for accuracy and completion as required by insurance companies.Assigned additional diagnosis codes based on specific clinical findings (laboratory, radiology and, pathology reports as well as clinical studies) in support of existing diagnoses.Wrote clear and detailed clinical phone messages for Dentists,Directed patient flow during practice hours, minimizing patient wait time.Examined diagnosis codes for accuracy, completeness, specificity and appropriateness according to services rendered.Scheduled surgeries and procedures in conjunction with Dentist,Scheduled patient appointments.Completed registration quickly and cordially for all new patients.Monitored shared email in-boxes and ensured inquiries were addressed.Provided administrative support for three Dentists.Resolved and clarified issues with patient medications and collaborated with local pharmacies.Confirmed patient information, collected copays and verified insurance.Completed appeals and filed and submitted claims.Posted charges, payments and adjustments.Carefully prepared, reviewed and submitted patient statements.Remained up-to-date with all insurance requirements, including the details of patient financial responsibilities, fee-for-service and managed care plans.
Education and Training
High School Diploma : Liberal Arts, 2002Satellite Academy － New York, NYLiberal Arts
B.MNew York, NY
administrative support, billing, charts, Oral, CPR, diagnosis, educator, email, fashion, financial, Front office, insurance, Inventory, window, NT, Office management, policies, protocols, quality assurance, Record keeping, Recording, scheduling, Fluent in spanish, phone, Employee Training