Orthodontic Dental Assistant resume example with 5+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

To obtain a position with TDK Life:

I am a very motivated and driven person. I work well with others and feel that my experience in leadership roles throughout high school, college, and work have helped me become a team player and organized person overall. I thoroughly enjoy learning and building relationships along the way. I am an organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. I am willing to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals. I seek and hope to maintain full-time position at your company that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills I believe I would be a great fit at TDK Life and would love the opportunity to learn more about the field while gaining on the job experience. Thank you for your consideration.

Jessica Claire

  • Good with children of all ages and others.
  • Leadership qualities.
  • Organization Skills.
  • Public speaking abilities.
  • Moderate computer skills
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Decision-Making
  • Active Listening
  • Excellent Communication
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Written Communication
  • Multitasking Abilities
  • Attention to Detail
  • Teambuilding
  • Self-Motivated
Fort Edward High School, SUNY Adirondack, Syracuse University Fort Edward, NY, Expected in 06/2019 Advanced Math, Advanced Science, AP PsychologyAdvanced Regents Diploma : - GPA : 4 out of 26, Intro to Psychology
Work History
Heartland Dental - Orthodontic Dental Assistant
Fountain, CO, 04/2021 - Current
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Performed general chair-side procedures for orthodontics.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials for dental procedures.
Northern Tool - Sales Associate
Norfolk, VA, 03/2019 - 07/2021
  • Basic cleaning/ cashier duties
  • Help with visual merchandising
  • Customer service
  • Help with replenishment
  • Help train incoming associates
  • Helped customers locate products and checked store system for merchandise at other sites.
  • Organized racks and shelves to maintain store visual appeal, engage customers and promote specific merchandise.
  • Provided positive first impressions to welcome existing, new and potential customers.
  • Engaged with customers to effectively build rapport and lasting relationships.
  • Answered customer questions regarding sizing, accessories and proper care for merchandise.
  • Prepared merchandise for sales floor by pricing or tagging.
  • Solved customer challenges by offering relevant products and services.
  • Increased sales by offering advice on purchases and promoting additional products.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction with quick and professional handling of product returns.
  • Processed product returns and assisted customers with other selections.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Trained and developed new hires in company processes, product knowledge, customer service and selling techniques.
  • Boosted sales by conferring with customers to evaluate purchase requirements and recommend best-fit company offerings.
  • Trained and developed new sales team associates in products, selling techniques and company procedures.
  • Applied security and loss prevention training toward recognizing risks and reducing store theft.
  • Developed, marketed and sold full range of products and support services.
Prime Inc. - Cashier
Minooka, IL, 11/2016 - 03/2019
  • Help in other departments as needed
  • Operated cash register for cash, check and credit card transactions with excellent accuracy levels.
  • Worked flexible schedule and extra shifts to meet business needs.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Collected and authorized payments of guests.
Additional Information
  • AWARDS , National Honor Society: Dec 2017-June 2019 Tri M Music Honor Society: Dec 2016-June 2019 Oratorical Speaking Contest: Second Place Hugh O’Brien Leadership Award: 2017 Scholar Athlete Award: Fall 2017/2018/2019

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School Attended

  • Fort Edward High School, SUNY Adirondack, Syracuse University

Job Titles Held:

  • Orthodontic Dental Assistant
  • Sales Associate
  • Cashier


  • Advanced Math, Advanced Science, AP PsychologyAdvanced Regents Diploma

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