pediatric dental assistant resume example with 13+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Kind and knowledgeable Childcare Provider, well-versed in maintaining safe and nurturing environments for children. Comfortable caring for individuals of varying ages. Excellent communicator with good organizational, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills. Years of experience caring for children as a babysitter or summer nanny in the homes of others to childcare provider out of my own home in recent years. Possessing familiarity as well as relatability from a parental perspective.

  • CPR/ First aid
  • Empathy, compassion and attention to detail
  • Organizational
  • Task prioritization
  • Time management, task management and scheduling
  • Communication
  • Meal planning and preparation
  • General understanding of children's needs
  • Nutritional and developmental knowledge
  • Dependable and trustworthy
  • Conflict management and resolution
  • instructional skills and patience
  • Hygiene/Sterilization, general cleanliness, infection control
  • Medical Imaging, terminology, radiographs
Education and Training
Lynn University Boca Raton, FL Expected in High school diploma or GED : - GPA :
March 2022 to March 2024 Radiology Infection Control First Aid Certification DA License March 2022 to March 2024
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Pediatric Dental Assistant
San Marcos, TX, 09/2017 - Current
  • Ensure that all workspaces are disinfected according to the cdc/osha standard
  • Set up and break down treatment rooms for scheduled procedures in a timely fashion
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures.
  • Sanitized equipment and restocked supplies to maintain cleanliness and efficiency.
  • Provided chair-side assistance during dental examinations and procedures to boost efficiency and calm nervous patients.
  • Documented patient vitals, chart, and records with procedures performed.
  • Educated patients on treatment proposed procedures completed as well as post-procedure home care.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Sterilize instruments and prevent cross-infection between patients.
  • Greet patients and prepare for treatment according to procedure(s)
  • Update medical history with patients according to HIPAA standards
  • Educate and comfort patients before, during and after procedure(s)
  • Assist the Dentist during procedures including, crowns/bridges, Cerec crowns, stainless steel prefab crowns, root canals, extractions, suture placement, composite fillings and various non-invasive treatments.
  • Fabricate temporary crowns for permanent teeth, polish and/or glaze in house cerec crowns circumstantially
  • Take impressions in alginate and putty form as needed
  • Review postoperative care with patients after procedures and appliance delivery if applicable
  • Properly dispose of materials, remove waste and barriers and transfer instruments equipment to sterilization center all using aseptic technique
  • Barrier operatory with disposable sleeves, tape and covers using aseptic technique
  • Set operatory up for next patient and procedure with chart, recent digital x-rays, instruments and materials that may be needed
  • Properly soak, rinse, dry, package and sterilize instruments utilizing the appropriate process and equipment according to the cdc/osha standard
  • Run spore tests of equipment regularly to ensure proper function
  • Return sterilized instruments to proper storing location until next use
  • Prepared patients by explaining scheduled treatments and potential side effects.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Checked with participants throughout procedures to help alleviate anxiety.
  • Provided chair-side assistance during dental examinations and procedures to boost efficiency and calm nervous patients.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
The Boar's Head - Childcare Provider
Charlottesville, VA, 04/2019 - 03/2022
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments for children according to dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing, changing, laundering etc.
  • Assisted in more in depth hygiene care at parents request such as nail trimming, brushing teeth, potty training and bathing.
  • Assisted children in development of social, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Sanitized toys and tables to maintain clean, safe environment.
  • Guided children with sanitary habits such as washing hands, using bathroom and eating.
  • Planned and implemented engaging activities to encourage discovery, creativity, and expression.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Kept log of infant bowel movement, sleep and feeding schedule for parents review.
  • Facilitated both guided and independent supervised play activities and crafts.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and outings.
  • Transported children to group play and enrichment activities, engaged in place of parent during group activities such as toddler-parent gymnastics.
  • Offered physical and life skill activities such as yoga or helping with simple tasks.
  • Read stories to children, facilitated discussions and tied books into learning opportunities.
  • Provided nurturing and appropriate environment for children ranging in age from newborn to 3.
  • Maintained safe play environment.
  • Observed and monitored children's play activities.
  • Established and maintained safe, supportive and welcoming environments for children of all backgrounds.
  • Organized and stored toys and materials to maintain order in activity areas.
Filtration Group - HR Assistant
Brookville, OH, 12/2006 - 12/2013
  • Gained strong time management skills
  • Confidentiality recognized in everyday practice
  • Reporting issues and ideas to head of human resources
  • Scheduling interviews and employee onboarding
  • New employee training
  • Prioritizing task management
  • Documentation and data entry
  • Preparing and amending personal files
  • Office organization and duties i.e
  • Answering multi-line phone, fax, replying to emails, preparing for audit Data entry Payroll
Self-employeed - Nanny/Babysitter
City, STATE, 01/2006 - 01/2011
  • Responsibly watched children while parents were out.
  • Monitored children's safety and well-being to prevent accidents and falls.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and daily activities.
  • Supervised and cared for children ages 2 to 12.
  • Helped complete homework, school projects and chores.
  • Organized various activities, games, crafts and outings to keep children entertained.
  • Communicated with children's parents or guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues.
  • Engaged with children on individual basis to build positive, trusting relationships.
  • Helped prepare and serve nutritionally balanced meals and snacks for children.
  • Instructed and assisted children in eating, toileting and resting to help maintain healthy habits.
  • Administered medication and minor first aid to sick and injured children.
  • Followed routines set by parents including wake times, bedtimes and mealtimes/snack.

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School Attended

  • Lynn University

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Dental Assistant
  • Childcare Provider
  • HR Assistant
  • Nanny/Babysitter


  • High school diploma or GED
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