Certified Dental Assistant with over 15 years of experience assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record and office skills.
Massachusetts State Dental Assistant License
Helping to provide direct patient care in all dental specialties, including orthodontics, pediatric and general dentistry. X-Ray certified- PA's BW's Pan & Ceph Orthodontic Skills: Impressions, Records, Starts (All types of braces), Appliances (RPE, Habit, mouthguard, space maintainers, retainers etc.) Patient education on appliance care. Intra Oral/ Extra Oral Photographs I have current Infection control continuing education classes, CPR, MA dental license, CDA & COA for 15 years.
02/2010 to Current
Pedo, Ortho & General Dental AssistantToday's Dental of BoxboroughProficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures. Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay. Properly removed orthodontic bands, brackets and cement. Gently and skillfully took and developed radiographs. Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral Healthcare services.
02/2009 to 02/2010
Orthodontic Dental AssistantDr ToddGreeted 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. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion. Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
Pediatric, Orthodontic & General Dental Assistant
Education and Training
Associate of ScienceMiddlesex Community College
I also work as a Professional Figure Skating Instructor & Judge. I have been working with children & adults at Nashoba Valley Olympia in Boxborough MA for over 20 years.