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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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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
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Electronic Charting and clinical documentation
  • Dental impression
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Data Confidentiality Measures
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental office administration
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
Certifications
  • Certified Dental Assisting from Practical Dental Assisting February,27,2020
  • Blood-Borne Pathogens - March,12,2020
  • Radiation Safety Certification through DANB- December,19,2019
  • Infection Control Certification through DANB- October,17,2019
  • Oral Sedation & Anesthesia for Dental Professionals- October,12,2019
  • BLS AED CPR-October,05,2019
  • Child Abuse/Report/Prevent- May,27,2016
  • Fire and Emergency Procedure- May,20,2016
Work History
07/2021 to Current
Dental Assistant Trinity Health Corporation Catskill, NY,
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate while inside mobile dental unit helping doctor to do 30 exam per day.
  • Helped patients complete necessary medical forms and documentation.
  • Scheduled, rescheduled and cancelled appointments for dental patients.
  • Greeted visitors and patients to determine needs, check appointments and direct accordingly.
  • Completed patient referrals to other medical specialists.
  • Organized and maintained patient chart filing system to promote quick data finding for staff.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care and best practices for protecting dental work and boosting healing process.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment and setting up x-ray machines.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Used dentrix to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Supported dentists during procedures, assisting dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns and sealants.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for 8 procedures daily.
02/2020 to 07/2021
Dental Assistant Trinity Health Corporation Clear Lake, IA,
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using dentrix ascend while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy and applying lead aprons.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • 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.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Verified appliance conformance with specifications and accuracy of occlusion using micrometers, articulators and other tools.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery
12/2019 to 01/2020
Periodontal Surgical Assistant Temporary Smile Brands Cross Plains, WI,
  • Assist dentist during variety of treatment procedures for 2 month such as Implant, Endo-steal Implant, Osseous Surgery, Bone Graft, Extraction, Sinus Lift Vertical, Limited Emergency evaluation,Root Planning.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Drapes patient protective with protective linen ,setting up instrument tray containing instruments, suction, gauze and other required supplies.
  • Communicated one-on-one with patients during consultative appointments to explain treatment plan and educate on upcoming procedures
  • Interviewed patients, reviewed health history information and performed checkups to diagnose oral issues and diseases
  • Interpreted X-rays to make accurate diagnoses and decisions about treatments
  • Arranged supplies and instrumentation to meet needs of individual surgeons and enhance team efficiency.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Conducted thorough patient examinations while screening for jaw and tongue cancers by inspecting teeth and soft oral tissues
  • Improved patients' comfort by providing calm and professional care, explaining procedures, answering questions and carefully managing pain.
  • Updated quality control standards, methods and procedures to meet compliance requirements
  • Conducted oral cancer screenings by thoroughly examining patients' mouths to identify problematic areas for new patients
  • Treated infections caused by chronic and acute issues and diseases within soft oral tissues
  • Followed up with patients after procedures for proper pain management.
  • Followed quality standards and procedures to minimize errors and maximize customer satisfaction
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using eagle-soft while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Applied antiseptics and sterile dressings to cover surgical locations and boost healing
  • Kept views unobstructed by retracting, sponging and suctioning surgical sites
10/2019 to 11/2019
Dental Assistant Extern Marco Lopez 40 Hour Per Week City, STATE,
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures for 1 month
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and Periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on postoperative,including how to protect dental work and boost healing
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Administered sealing compounds and protective coatings to boost tooth enamel strength and minimize cavity risk.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate
  • Entered patient data into dental records system using dental chart and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Prepared dental rooms and materials.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Supported office efficiency by answering phones, replying to emails and answering patient inquiries.
10/2015 to 12/2016
Child Youth Program Assistant Marine Corp 40 Hours Per Week $ 13.00 City, STATE,
  • Delivered high level of care for almost 2 years, assistance and supervision to children in compliance with organization's rules and policies
  • Developed and implemented fun, educational activities for children of varying ages
  • Provided parents and guardians with written weekly progress reports for each child
  • Assisted with event planning, including associated travel and logistical arrangements
  • Greeted incoming visitors and customers professionally and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance
  • Communicated effectively with children, fellow staff members and parents by utilizing active listening and interpersonal skills
  • Read and told stories to promote and support overall language development
  • Communicated with children's guardians about daily activities, behaviors and related issues
  • Engaged with children individually to encourage physical activity and academic curiosity
  • Set up children's play areas, bookshelves and cleaning areas daily
  • Communicated regularly with parents about daily activities and behaviors
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development
  • Attended all program staff meetings, treatment reviews, Individual Educational Plans and other agency meetings
  • Created list of needed supplies and materials for activities and submitted it to lead assistant.
10/2013 to 10/2014
Child Youth Program Assistant MWR 40 Per Week $ 13.00 City, STATE,
  • Answered and managed incoming and outgoing calls while recording accurate messages for distribution to office staff.
  • Created safe, fun environment for children and teens attending special programs at Child Care Iwakuni facility.
  • Delivered high level of care, for one year assistance and supervision to children in compliance with organization's rules and policies
  • Provided parents and guardians with written weekly progress reports for each child
  • Communicated effectively with children, fellow staff members and parents by utilizing active listening and interpersonal skills
  • Assisted coworkers and staff members with special tasks on daily basis
  • Maintained daily records of children's individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions
  • Developed and implemented fun, educational activities for children of varying ages.
Education
Expected in 02/2020
Dental Asssiting Program:
Practical Dental Assisting - Virginia Beach, VA,
GPA:
Expected in 04/2005
High School Diploma:
San Marcos Calumpit Bulacan - Philippines,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Practical Dental Assisting
  • San Marcos Calumpit Bulacan

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Periodontal Surgical Assistant Temporary
  • Dental Assistant Extern
  • Child Youth Program Assistant
  • Child Youth Program Assistant

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  • Dental Asssiting Program
  • High School Diploma

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