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Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Skilled Dental Assistant with experience and training necessary to assist with various dental procedures. Hands-on training in dental radiography, chairside assisting and front office administrative duties. Quick learner and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients.

Skills
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Treatment Planning
  • Courteous and Professional
  • Customer Service
  • Reliable and Punctual
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Customer Service-Oriented
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Patient Flow Management
  • Supply Ordering
  • Positive Attitude and Energetic
  • Multitasking and Prioritization
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Kodak SOFTDENT
  • Addressing Patient Inquiries
  • Appliance Fitting and Adjustment
  • Sealant Application
  • Payment Collections
  • Dental Radiography
  • Preliminary Impressions
  • Prioritization and Time Management
Education
Sanford Fort Lauderdale, FL, Expected in 2012 Diploma : Expanded Function Dental - GPA :
Bethune-Cookman University Daytona Beach, FL, Expected in 05/2009 : Criminal Justice - GPA :
Blanche Ely High School Pompano Beach, FL, Expected in 06/2007 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Work History
Pacific Medical Centers - Pediatric Dental Assistant, Front Desk
Issaquah, WA, 01/2017 - 09/2018
  • Maintained files and records by implementing effective filing systems that boosted efficiency and organization.
  • Answered multi-line phone system to respond to inquiries and transfer calls to correct departments and personnel.
  • Maintained transaction security by verifying payment cards against identification.
  • Monitored office supplies by checking inventory and placing orders.
  • Greeted guests at front desk and engaged in pleasant conversations while managing check-in process.
  • Resolved customer issues quickly and notified supervisor immediately when problems escalated.
  • Prepped examination rooms, sterilized equipment and instruments and maintained appropriate tray setup.
  • Took x-rays, photographs and impressions of patients' teeth and mouth.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care and best practices for protecting dental work and boosting healing process.
  • Poured and shaped molds from impressions and trimmed molds in grinder.
  • Set appointments and made follow-up calls.
  • Prepared patient for orthodontist and performed simple tasks such as tightening braces and conducting preliminary examinations.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Typed patient data into computer system while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Collected room deposits, fees and payments.
  • Confirmed relevant guest information and payment methods to prevent fraud.
  • Used quick response and dynamic service skills to build relationships with patrons, improving customer retention rate.
Great Expression Dental Center - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Front Desk
City, STATE, 01/2015 - 12/2017
  • Operated x-ray equipment.
  • Applied fluoride varnish and sealants.
  • Maintained files and records by implementing effective filing systems that boosted efficiency and organization.
  • Greeted guests at front desk and engaged in pleasant conversations while managing check-in process.
  • Retrieved mail, packages and documents on behalf of guests, promptly verifying receipt and arranging for pickup or transmittal.
  • Took various digital x-rays and intraoral pictures .
  • Resolved customer issues quickly and notified supervisor immediately when problems escalated.
  • Assisted in administering nitrous oxide.
  • Used quick response and dynamic service skills to build relationships with patrons, improving customer retention rate.
  • Monitored office supplies by checking inventory and placing orders.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Assisted in coronal polishing.
  • Maintained transaction security by verifying payment cards against identification.
  • Collected room deposits, fees and payments.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for composite fillings, casts and impressions.
Cyrus Pettis Dental Office - Expanded Functions Dental Assistant
City, STATE, 12/2012 - 12/2015
  • Assisted with daily chair side procedures.
  • Executed various general, Pediatric and oral surgery procedures.
  • Executed impressions and pouring models.
  • Exposed and processed manual x-rays.
  • Assisted with Front desk, Inventory and Lab logs.
  • Applied fluoride varnish and sealants.
  • Operated x-ray equipment.
  • Assisted in administering nitrous oxide.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.

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School Attended

  • Sanford
  • Bethune-Cookman University
  • Blanche Ely High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Dental Assistant, Front Desk
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, Front Desk
  • Expanded Functions Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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