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lead dental assistant resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Skilled Dental Assistant with experience and training necessary to assist with various dental procedures. Hands-on training in dental radiography, chairside assisting and front office administrative duties. Quick learner and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients. To seek and maintain full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Procedure Support
  • Inventory Management
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Treatment Planning,implementation and execution.
  • Customer Service
  • Preliminary Impressions in alginate,polyvinyl and 3D scanning
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Oral Hygiene Techniques
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Manage and train employees
  • Excellent techniques in crowns and bridges,surgeries
  • Trained and experience in i tero, smile direct club
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Prophylaxis
  • Dental radiography
  • Patient Management
  • Oral surgery
  • Patient relations
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Strong manual dexterity
  • Team collaboration
Work History
Lead Dental Assistant, 06/2015 to Current
Veterans AdministrationSan Diego, CA,
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, [Action] and [Action][Action].
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, [Type], casts and impressions.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, [Action] and applying lead aprons.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by give needed medications,oxygen,nitrous oxide,anesthesia preparation,CPR,ext.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by prepare instruments,advise patient procedure that will be done, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices. have patient ready for treatment before doctor is in room
Lead Dental Assistant, 01/2004 to 06/2015
Veterans AdministrationTampa, FL,
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, [Action] and [Action].
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, [Type], casts and impressions.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, [Action] and applying lead aprons.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by [Action].
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by [Action], clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
Dental Assistant, 01/2004 to 06/2006
Peoples Health Centers Family Of CompaniesFlorissant, MO,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for [Number] procedures daily.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
Dental Assistant, 01/1995 to 05/2004
Peoples Health Centers Family Of CompaniesSaint Louis, MO,
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for [Number] procedures daily.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
Education
Associate of Science: Dental Assisting, Expected in 07/1996
Ponce Paramedical College - Ponce, PR
GPA:

Dental Assistant with Expanded Duties.

Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 01/2020
University of Puerto Rico - San Juan, PR
GPA:

Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene.

: Expanded Duties Dental Assistant, Expected in 08/2005
College of Dentitry University of Florida. - Gainsville,florida,
GPA:

Certification of Expanded Duties or Dental Auxiliary Personal.

: Dental Radiographer, Expected in 02/2005
Valencia Community College - Orlando, FL,
GPA:

Certification of Dental Radriographer.

: Techniques of Intra Oral Scanning, Expected in 03/2019
Aligntech Intitute - Winter Garden, FL,
GPA:

certifiction of intra oral scanning,i tero.

: Nitrous Oxide Psycho Sedation, Expected in 04/2015
University of Florida - Jacksonville,florida,
GPA:

Certification of nitrous sedation and oxygen sedation

: CPR/AED, Expected in 02/2022
American Red Cross,life Safety Solutions. - Sand Lake,orlando Florida.,
GPA:

ceretification of cpr,aed for adult and pediatric.

: OSHA Regulation And Waste Manangment, Expected in 02/2014
OSHA - Winter Garden, FL,
GPA:

Certification of OSHA regulations and waste management.

Languages
Spanish:
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated:
English:
Full Professional
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School Attended

  • Ponce Paramedical College
  • University of Puerto Rico
  • College of Dentitry University of Florida.
  • Valencia Community College
  • Aligntech Intitute
  • University of Florida
  • American Red Cross,life Safety Solutions.
  • OSHA

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Science

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