Highly competent and skilled expanded functions dental assistant with over 6 years of experience. Highly knowledgeable in chair side assistance instrument identification charting and patient education and support.
Coronal polishing ability
Handpiece care proficiency
Skilled in patient settings
Suture removal competency
Appointment scheduling proficiency
Infection Control (ICE)
Topical fluoride (TF)
Dental equipment maintenance
Fully Expanded Dental Assisting
Digital radiology professional
08/2015 to Current
Orthodontic Dental AssistantAzar Orthodontics － Webster Groves, MO
Examine teeth, gums, and related tissues to determine condition, using dental instruments, radiology, and other diagnostic equipment.
Seat patients, take radiographs, adjustment of wires and placement of brackets to insure correct function and visual appearance of teeth in young children and adults.
Take impressions and bite registrations needed for diagnostics.
Perform duties as an orthodontic assistant.
Managed inventory and supplies of exam and operating rooms and restock as necessary or according to procedure type.
Educate patients on proper oral hygiene including brushing and flossing techniques.
05/2012 to 07/2015
Dental AssistantScott AFB Dental Clinic Scott AFB － IL
Receive and prepare patients for dental treatment.
Prepare materials and equipment for use by the dentist.
Assist a dentist at chair side in the treatment of patients.
Responsibilities included taking impressions, oral surgery, crowns, restorative fillings, initial patient and deployment exams.
Perform reversible intra-oral procedures under supervision of the dentist.
Able to place sealants, make temporary crowns and temporary filling materials.
Taking radiographs, uphold dental treatment supplies and place orders, dental office sterilization techniques and procedures.
Front office duties that include answering phones, keep records of appointments, examinations, treatments, in- processing and out-processing patients, copying records and radiographs.
Perform USAF record reviews and audits.
Provide correct Air Force abbreviations and dental terminology for proper record keeping.
Completed training in infection control that complies with the Center of Disease Control, American Dental Association, and Air Force by the 375th Dental Squadron infection control NCOIC.
I have knowledge of oral anatomy, physiology and histology.
Profound knowledge of dental instruments and materials.
Provide sick call triage appointments and care to those with dental emergencies.
Received credits in oral pathology, physiology and anatomy.
09/2009 to 08/2011
Expanded Functions Dental AssistantWhite River Dental － Columbus, IN
Assist the Doctor during examinations and procedures.
Responsibilities included scheduling patients, seating patients, and performing tasks as an expanded assistant.
Impressions, making molds, oral surgery, oral sedation, crowns and bridges, restorative fillings, root canals, periodontal procedures, new patient exams, dentures and partials.
Taking and developing radiographs, uphold all office supplies and place orders, dental office sterilization techniques and procedures.
Excellent manual dexterity as well as experience in every field of dentistry including orthodontics, endodontics, oral surgery, prosthodontics, and pediatrics.
Knowledge with Eaglesoft.
Training in front office, including receiving payments, insurance adjustments, answering phones, and insurance benefits.
10/2008 to 08/2009
Corporate Administrative StaffMKM Distribution Services － Indianapolis, IN
Administrative staff support for the accounting department.
Assist in accounts.
receivable, payroll, and fuel taxes.
General office support included answering phones and.
Assisted with payroll activities, guaranteeing employees were paid as.
expected and on time.
Provide tours of company to potential new business partners.
Education and Training
Expanded Functions Dental Assistant CertificateIndiana University School of Dentistry － Indianapolis, IN
Dental Assisting CertificateIndiana University School of Dentistry － Indianapolis, IN3.0
Academic Honors DiplomaBen Davis High School － Indianapolis, IN
certificate : Medical Office Administration Martinsburg College
Trinity Free Clinic Volunteer 2010 Assisted in general chair side assisting and oral surgery in a low income setting. Cottage Corner Clinic Volunteer 2010 Assisted in general chair side assisting in a low income setting. Worked in front office and assisted in charting. Girl Power 2010 Volunteered at the Indiana State Fair booth to show young females how to accurately brush and maintain a healthy smile. Distribute books with activity sheets regarding proper dental care. Adopt A Highway Volunteer 2013 Volunteer to pick up debris and trash from the surrounding growing businesses in our community. Pick up trash once every six months. Bell Ringing to collect donations for soldiers deployed during the holidays 2014.
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