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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Friendly and upbeat Dental Assistant with 6 +years of success building strong relationships with patients and providing quality support during dental procedures. Knowledgeable and experienced in radiographs, appointment setting and restorative procedures. Able to work well with all personality types when interacting with patients and staff.

Skills
  • Treatment room setup
  • Taking X-rays
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient schedule management
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Restorative procedures
  • Periodontics
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multitasking
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Some oral surgery experience (wisdom teeth removal)
Experience
Receptionist/ Medical Assistant, 03/2019 - Current
Boston Medical Center Boston, MA,
  • Compiled and produced documents and reports and filed, copied or faxed required papers to appropriate parties
  • Met incoming customers with professional approach and provided friendly, knowledgeable assistance
  • Received incoming packages and mail, dispersed parcels, correspondence and shipped outgoing items daily
  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints or answer account-related questions
  • Kept reception area clean and organized to offer positive first impression to every visitor
  • Sorted incoming mail and directed to correct personnel each day
  • Took accurate messages for staff and management to facilitate open and speedy communication
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure
  • Assisted physicians by preparing patients for procedures, including but not limited to EKGs, phlebotomy, glucose testing and pulmonary function tests
  • Performed, validated and reported laboratory tests for prognosis, diagnosis, treatment and research
  • Answered appointment calls
  • Prepared patients for examinations, taking vital signs and updating medical histories
  • Completed and submitted clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines
  • Kept facility stocked with necessary supplies, equipment and instruments
  • Maintained inventory, vaccination and product expiration logs to record updated documentation for tracking purposes
  • Checked patients in, collected and verified insurance information, compiled new patient forms, scheduled appointments and updated patient files
  • Completed preventative maintenance, inspections and electrical safety testing
Dental Assistant, 05/2018 - 11/2018
Boston Medical Center Boston, MA,
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns, impressions for dentures and whitening procedure
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery by going over home care instructions, answering all possible questions
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration
Dental Assistant, 03/2011 - 02/2017
Kool Smiles (now Taylor Dental) City, STATE,
  • Abide by OSHA and HIPPA
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration
  • Preparing young patients for procedures using nitrous oxide
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment
  • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities
  • Took patients' blood pressure, pulse and temperature to record in patients' charts
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated
  • Coordinated and managed patient care with efficiency and professionalism by scheduling appointments and educating patients/parents
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including fillings, primary crowns, extractions and pulpotomies
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2010
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Washington Marion High Shcool - Lake Charles, LA,
GPA:
Certified Dental Assistant: Dental Assisting, Expected in 2011
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Academy of Acadiana - Lake Charles, LA,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Washington Marion High Shcool
  • Academy of Acadiana

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  • Receptionist/ Medical Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
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