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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Skilled Dental Assistant with 10 years of experience and success providing chair-side assistance to dental hygienists and dentists in fast-paced dental offices. Accurate when preparing equipment and materials for treatment, taking radiographs, verifying insurance benefits, collecting payment and educating patients. Clear communicator driven to produce ideal patient outcomes. Support dentist and patient requirements by organizing supplies. Highly organized and attentive to individual needs. Positive, upbeat and professional in all interactions.

Skills
  • Process improvement
  • Relationship development
  • Problem resolution
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Customer service
  • Communications
  • Insurance billing
  • Supervision
  • Organization
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team building
  • Team management
  • Operational improvement
  • Inventory management
Experience
RDA, 02/2012 - Current
Comprehensive Community Health Centers North Hollywood, CA,
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by keeping the patient calm, making sure consent forms are signed and going over the procedure.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, root canals and extractions.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using Dentrix.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, taking blood pressure, updating medical history and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids, mixed crown cement, and materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
Yen Orthodontics Dentistry, 02/2011 - 02/2012
The Tjx Companies, Inc. Roswell, GA,
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, [Action] and [Action].
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using [Software].
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and [Action] and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed [Type], [Type] and [Type] materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
Cashier, 03/2009 - 03/2010
Forever 21 City, STATE,
  • Processed returned items in accordance with store policy.
  • Helped customers find specific products, answered questions and offered advice.
  • Processed [Number] transactions per day with exceptional accuracy.
  • Maintained high productivity by efficiently processing cash, credit, debit and voucher program payments for customers.
  • Processed customer payments quickly and returned exact change and receipts.
  • Completed daily recovery tasks to keep areas clean and neat for maximum efficiency.
  • Wiped down counters and conveyor belt to remove debris and maintain cleanliness.
  • Observed company return policy when processing refunds, including inspecting merchandise for wear or damage.
  • Assisted [Job title]s with completing end-of-day counts and securing funds to prevent loss or theft.
  • Increased sales [Number]% by suggesting specific purchases to customers and [Action].
  • Processed all sales transactions accurately and promptly to prevent long customer wait times.
  • Organized and maintained both physical and digital payment documentation for accurate filing and compliant recordkeeping.
  • Learned roles of other departments to provide coverage and keep store operational.
  • Welcomed customers, offering assistance to help find necessary store items.
  • Resolved issues regarding customer complaints and escalated worsening concerns to [Job title] for remediation.
  • Assisted customers with account updates, new service additions and promotional offers.
Thai Dental, 09/2008 - 12/2008
RDA City, STATE,
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, [Action] and [Action].
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including [Type], [Type] and [Type].
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, [Action] and [Action] and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed [Type], [Type] and [Type] materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2009
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Alpha Charter - Garland, TX,
GPA:
Status -
: , Expected in 08/2010
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National Beauty College - Garland, TX
GPA:
Status -
: , Expected in 09/2011
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Richland College - Dallas, TX
GPA:
Status -
Certifications
  • CPR certified
  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant in State of Texas
  • Certified Nitrous Oxide Assistant

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Alpha Charter
  • National Beauty College
  • Richland College

Job Titles Held:

  • RDA
  • Yen Orthodontics Dentistry
  • Cashier
  • Thai Dental

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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