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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Multi-talented Dental Assistant with over 7 years of expertise assisting with all areas of dental treatment. Committed to supporting administrative duties like charting, records management and appointment setting while supporting dentists. Talented at closely monitoring patients during procedures to quickly address issues with pain or discomfort.

Skills
  • Restorative procedures
  • Chairside assistance
  • Multitasking
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Patient records gathering
  • Taking X-rays
Experience
07/2016 to Current Pediatric Dental Assistant Yale-New Haven Health | Tuckahoe, NY,
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Curve Dental and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures such as fillings, extractions, strip crown, pulpectomy, pulpotomy, SDF application.
  • Assisted during Oral Sedation and General Anesthesia.
09/2019 to 03/2020 Pediatric Dental Assistant Yale-New Haven Health | Clinton, CT,
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Dentrix and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures such as dental fillings, extractions, crowns, pulpectomy, pulpotomy and other preventative treatment.
07/2018 to 07/2019 Dental Assistant Altamed | Santa Ana, CA,
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, root canals, extractions, and implants.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
10/2013 to 07/2016 Dental Assistant Atlantic Health System | Morris Plains, NJ,
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Took patient blood pressure, pulse and temperature and accurately recorded results in patient charts.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using Dentemax and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Assisted dentist with completing procedures such as permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, crowns, extractions, rootcanal, etc.
Education and Training
Expected in 10/2012 to to Medical Assistant | Medical Pima Medical Institute, Seattle, GPA:
Certifications
  • CPR certified by NW Medical Training Group.
  • Registered Dental Assistant in State of Washington.

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School Attended

  • Pima Medical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Dental Assistant
  • Pediatric Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Medical Assistant

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