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lead registered dental assistant resume example with 6+ years of experience

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

Reliable Dental Assistant with 6 years of experience efficiently handling administrative tasks and assisting chairside with dental procedures. Expert in assisting with 4-hand procedures, setting up exam rooms, taking dental radiographs, In-Office whitening and preparing materials for impressions or restorations. Team-focused with commitment to providing exceptional care to all patients.

Skills
  • Patient intake procedures
  • Dental radiography
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Patient relations
  • Insurance billing
  • Electronic Charting
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Customer service
  • Bilingual
Work History
Lead Registered Dental Assistant, 11/2018 - Current
Jefferson Dental Clinics San Antonio, TX,
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, maintenance and clinical notes.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, packing chord and orthodontic retainers.
  • 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, bone graphing, 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, CT scans, and ceph radiographs and applying lead aprons.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Used Open Dental, Dentrix, and Eaglesoft to document and maintain patient information and health background.
Lead Dental Assistant, 04/2017 - 10/2018
Familia Dental Green Bay, WI,
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Dentrix while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, bone grafting, casts and impressions.
Registered Dental Assistant, Chairside, 09/2016 - 02/2017
Canyon Creek Family Dental City, STATE,
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, Children and applying lead aprons.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, wisdom teeth surgery and endodontic.
Registered Dental Assistant, Chairside, 06/2014 - 09/2016
Kimberly Neiman DDS City, STATE,
  • Booked appointments for patients using Dentirx.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, maintenance and minor repairs.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
Education
Associate of Science: Biology, Expected in 05/2014
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Tyler Junior College - Tyler, Tx,
GPA:
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2010
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Wills Point High School - Wills Point, TX
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Additional Information

References: Jennifer Jedlicka Cooper, RDH- Kimberly Neiman DDS - XXX-2779835

Dr. Anna Uppal DDS, - 215-688-0073

Elizabeth Puentes, Insurance Coordinator - XXX-681-2709

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School Attended

  • Tyler Junior College
  • Wills Point High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Registered Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant, Chairside
  • Registered Dental Assistant, Chairside

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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