Certified Dental Assistant who supports dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments and materials; passing instruments and materials; performing procedures in compliance with dental practice act.
DANB board certified, October 2012.
Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.Coordinated appointment schedules for the dentist. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist.Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
Dental Assistant Technical Diploma
Degree completion time: one term
Occupational Specific Courses: Dental Health Safety, Dental Materials, Dental Chairside, Dental & General Anatomy, Applied dental radiography, Dental Assistant Clinical and Dental Assistant Professional.
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