periodontics dental assistant resume example with 11+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Profile

EXPANDED FUNCTIONS DENTAL ASSISTANT(EFDA) offering excellent clinical and customer relations skills gained through three years of experience within high-volume dental practices. Display a warm, friendly demeanor and gentle touch during all dental procedures, earning consistent praise from patients and employers. Efficient and precise in chairside dental assisting.

Credentials and Licenses
  • United Educational Institute, Certified Dental Radiographer
  • CPR Certified, Gwinnett Technical College, Expanded Functions Certified
Clinical & Computer Skills
  • Impressions
  • Suture Removal
  • Scheduling Patients
  • Digital Dental Radiographs
  • Operatory Preparation
  • Charting
  • Clinical Notes
  • Administered Nitrous and Medications
  • Answering Phones
  • Dexis
  • Sterilizing Instruments
  • Ordering Supplies for Office
  • Reviewing Treatment Plans
  • Reviewing Proper Brushing Techniques
  • Softdent
  • Dentrix
  • IV Sedation Setup and Breakdowns
  • Panoramic X-Rays
  • Assisted in All Oral Surgery Procedures
Education and Training
United Educational Institute Morrow, Ga Expected in 2010 Certificate : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Stafford Brown Technical College Pittsburgh, PA Expected in 2001 Associate of Science : Business Administration - GPA :
Professional Experience
Heartland Dental - Periodontics Dental Assistant
Saint Louis, MO, 04/2011 - Current
  • Working chairside assisting periodontal dentist with routine cleanings and specialized dental procedures, making patients feel as relaxed as possible and preparing them for treatment.
  • Gained experience in dental X-rays(FMX) and Panoramic X-rays, cementing temporary crowns pouring impressions and preparing periodontal equipment; and assisting with extractions and bone grafting, implants, local anesthesia, suture placements/removals and biopsies.
  • Assist with front office duties such as patient scheduling, checking in/out patients, insurance claims and educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Maintain clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Built a loyal patient following; frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental assistant.
  • Administered medications and Nitrous Oxide to patients.
Dent First - Oral Surgery Dental Assistant
City, STATE, 02/2010 - 04/2011
  • Efficiently manage patient care, office and laboratory duties with a multispecialty dental group employing over 100 dentists and dental assistants.
  • Expose and processed dental X-rays; maintain patient records and lab equipment; sterilized instruments; assisted in Oral Surgery on extractions and implants; assisted in IV sedation duties and educate patients on postoperative instructions.
  • Administered Nitrous Oxide and monitored patients post surgery.

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School Attended

  • United Educational Institute
  • Stafford Brown Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Periodontics Dental Assistant
  • Oral Surgery Dental Assistant


  • Certificate
  • Associate of Science

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