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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - resumesample@example.com - -
Professional Summary

Talented Dental Assistant with 2 years of experience working with dental staff to treat patients. Skilled at taking dental x-rays, preparing dental impressions and assisting dental hygienists and dentists. Expert at creating and maintaining clean and sterile environments. Accurately met patient and dentist needs by coordinating materials, cleaning teeth and applying sealing compounds. Well-organized and diligent about addressing individual requirements. 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
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Postoperative Care Instructions
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Customer Service
  • Advising Patients
  • Oral Hygiene Techniques
  • Medical Charting
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Dental Radiography
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Preliminary Impressions
  • Patient Flow Management
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Teeth Cleaning for Children
  • Restorative Materials
  • Treatment Room Breakdown
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Radiation Protection
  • Autoclave Operation
  • Patterson EagleSoft
  • Crown and Bridge Construction
  • Scaling and Root Planing
  • Insurance Verification
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Sealant Application
  • Assisting chairside with restorative and crowns
Work History
01/2021 to 08/2021
RDA Comprehensive Community Health Centers North Hollywood, CA,
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Taught patients strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting tooth enamel from long-term damage.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • 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 dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Used Eaglesoft to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
01/2020 to 10/2020
RDA Comprehensive Community Health Centers Highland Park, CA,
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • 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.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
04/2019 to 09/2019
RDA Comprehensive Community Health Centers Glendale, CA,
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Taught patients strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting tooth enamel from long-term damage.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns.
  • 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.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
Education
Expected in 09/2019
RDA: Dental Assistant
Concorde Career College - Memphis, TN
GPA:
Expected in 04/2015
High School Diploma:
Arlington High School - Arlington, TN
GPA:
Certifications
  • RDA - Registered Dental Assistant
  • Coronal Polishing
  • Dental Radiograph
Languages
Spanish:
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated:
English:
Native or Bilingual
Negotiated:

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School Attended
  • Concorde Career College
  • Arlington High School
Job Titles Held:
  • RDA
  • RDA
  • RDA
Degrees
  • RDA
  • High School Diploma

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