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

Talented Dental Assistant with over 14 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. Friendly, outgoing and professional in every interaction.

Skills
  • Infection control proficiency
  • Electronic Charting
  • Dental radiography
  • Oral surgery
  • Dental office administration
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Treatment room cleanup
  • Dental staff assistance
  • Patient data gathering
  • Dental Impressions
  • Local Anesthetic Proficiency
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Patient Safety
  • Dental Procedures
  • Infection Control
  • Insurance Billing
  • X-Rays
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
  • Planning and Coordination
Education
Carrington College California - Sacramento Sacramento, CA Expected in : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Air University Montgomery, AL Expected in 05/2010 : Airmen Leadership - GPA :
USAF Dental Tech School Wichita Falls, TX, Expected in 11/2005 : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Vanden High School 2951 Markeley Ln, Fairfield, CA 94533, Expected in 06/2002 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Certifications
  • RDA - Registered Dental Assistant
Work History
Comprehensive Community Health Centers - RDA
Sunland, CA, 11/2017 - Current
  • 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.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, and applying lead aprons.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Verified proper operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for up to 15 procedures daily.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Scheduled appointments, prepared bills and received payment for dental services by completing insurance forms, verifying insurance information and maintaining records.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Assisted dentist with paperwork and billing protocol for both routine and less common procedures.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Prepared comprehensive radiological images, allowing supervisory dental staff to spot cavities, tooth decay and areas needing treatment.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
Comprehensive Community Health Centers - NCOIC
Los Angeles, CA, 08/2005 - 01/2014
  • Developed team communications and information for meetings.
  • Developed and maintained courteous and effective working relationships.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Used critical thinking to break down problems, evaluate solutions and make decisions.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
CDCR San Quentin State Prison - RDA
City, STATE, 05/2009 - 12/2009
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • 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.
  • Helped complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.

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School Attended
  • Carrington College California - Sacramento
  • Air University
  • USAF Dental Tech School
  • Vanden High School
Job Titles Held:
  • RDA
  • NCOIC
  • RDA
Degrees
  • High School Diploma