Driven Dental Assistant with 9 years of success in building relationships with patients and colleagues. Expert in all areas of dentistry assistance and skilled at anticipating dentists' and patients' needs. Attentive, prepared, and proactive when working closely with various dental team staff to deliver top-notch services.
Maintain dental equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools and instruments.
Sterilize tools, exam chairs, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office in accordance to proper infection control procedures.
Lay out dental instruments, materials, and equipment before procedures.
Greet patients in a timely and friendly manner and assist them to their chair for their procedure.
Educate patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque, and protect teeth and gums.
Assist dentist in four handed dentistry , passing instruments, spray water, suction fluids, mix dental cements, IRM materials, impressions, and any other fuctions as instructed by dentist.
Assist dentists in permanent and tempory restorative procedures, including, composite fillings, pulpotomy, stainless steel crowns, zirconia crowns, frenectomy, extractions, impressions for lower lingual holding arches, and nance, and other procedures as assigned by dentist.
Instruct patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
Take vitals, go over medical history and enter patient data into Dentrix by observing all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy per Hippa law.
Take digital bitewings, panoramic, and occlusal xrays and prepare for dentist review.
Help schedule appointments as needed.
Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
Prepare and place orders for general dentist on the 1st and 15th of each month, maintaining required budget as set by the corporate office.
Receive and verify all shipments and deliveries for accuracy.
Enter and close out purchase orders in the corporate Purchase Order System.
Send out lab cases and verify for accuracy on a daily basis for various labs.
Supervise dental assistants to ensure all patients are seen in a timely manner.
Ensure all equipment is functioning correctly and if necessary order maintenance or repairs through approved vendors daily.
Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
Participate in in-service training, general staff meetings, and clinics.
Assist Dentist in four handed dentistry such as root canals, composite fillings, temporary crowns, permanent crown, bridges, impressions for implants, dentures, assisted with simple and complex extractions and various other duties as assigned by dentists.
Greet and prepare patients for their procedure.
Provide compassionate care to patients and educate in post procedure care.
Take radiographs using digital radiographs and pull up file on computer screen to display in operatory.
Proficiently arrange denta instruments and materials for chairside tray, assist dentist in conducting four handed dentistry procedures such as simple and complex extractions, root canals, composite fillings, buildups/crowns, bridges, implants, impressions for bleaching trays, partial and full dentures, and various other duties as assigned by dentists.
Document dental services, health history, vitals, in charts according to Hippa regulations.
Stock and refill operatories with dental supplies daily.
Sterlize all surfaces, instruments, and equipment with proper infection control procedures.
First Aid/ CPR/ BLS good through 01/2021
Pit and Fissure Sealant Certification
Coronal Polishing Certification
Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Monitoring Certification good through 06/2023
Registered Dental Assistant License # 32541 good through 02/2022
Graduated Concorde Career College being the Valedictorian for the Class of 2010 with a GPA of 4.0
Received the Dental Assistant Excellence award for the least amount of days missed.
Passed state boards with a grade of 92
Continued my education by going back to Tarrant County College with Certifications in Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants, and Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen monitoring.
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