Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Patient-focused 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. Skilled in preparing patients for examinations and providing chairside assistance during routine and complex procedures such as operatives (nitrous Oxide, moderate sedation), cleanings, frenectomys. Quick to build relationships and successful in easing patients anxiety.

  • Improved patient education by working with dentists to create patient education program covering general dental hygiene and post-surgical care.
  • Postoperative Care Instructions
  • Inventory Management
  • Procedure Support
  • EMR Software
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Medical Charting
  • Relationship Building
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Customer Service
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Dental Radiography
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Treatment Planning
  • Oral Hygiene Techniques
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Office Administration
  • Appliance Fitting and Adjustment
  • Local Anesthetics
  • Teeth Cleaning
  • Restorative Materials
  • Data Entry
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Denture Adjustment
  • Radiation Protection
  • Treatment Room Breakdown
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Emergency Dental Care
  • Advising Patients
Work History
Registered Dental Assistant, 11/2020 to Current
Michigan Community Dental ClinicsMonroe, MI,
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, casts and impressions.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, kiddie partials, chairside spacers, LLA, NANCE.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Taught patients strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting tooth enamel from long-term damage.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care and best practices for protecting dental work and boosting healing process.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by reviewing emergency cart, always knowing reversal agents for meds.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Documented patient dental health information, medical history and vital signs for future reference.
  • 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.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy and applying lead aprons.
  • Helped other assistants complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, breaking down operatory room and placing protective barries.
  • Successfully assisted dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images by having up on patients chart for review by dentist.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Used Dentrix to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Helped dentists restore teeth by applying permanent and temporary fillings and crowns.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using Dentrix while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
Bartender Trainer, 03/2016 to 06/2020
St. Joe CompanyInlet Beach, FL,
  • Trained 30 new bartenders on drink preparation, product promotion, garnish preparation and sanitation protocol.
  • Provided instructional handouts, texts, audiovisual aids and other materials to facilitate learning.
  • Observed and evaluated students' work to determine progress, provide feedback and make suggestions for improvement.
  • Supervised and monitored students' use of tools and equipment.
  • Provided detailed instruction and role modeling for acceptable social and work-related behaviors.
  • Established goals for courses with organized outlines and detailed lessons.
  • Collaborated with colleagues and improved teaching practices through professional learning communities and student retention meetings.
  • Met training needs with well-organized, factual programs based on contemporary requirements.
Administrative Assistant, 01/2017 to 01/2019
HinesPhoenix, AZ,
  • Restocked supplies and placed purchase orders to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Interacted with vendors, contractors and professional services personnel to receive orders, direct activities and communicate instructions.
  • Organized weekly staff meetings and logged minutes for corporate records.
  • Scheduled office meetings and client appointments for staff teams.
  • Created detailed expense reports and requests for capital expenditures.
  • Sorted and distributed office mail and recorded incoming shipments for corporate records.
  • Monitored supervisor's work calendar and scheduled appointments, meetings and travel.
  • Coached new employees on administrative procedures, company policies and performance standards.
  • Supported efficient meetings by organizing spaces and materials, documenting discussions and distributing meeting notes.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, routing calls, delivering messages to staff and greeting visitors.
  • Generated reports and typed letters in Word and prepared PowerPoint presentations.
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for business development purposes.
  • Supported logistics for programs, meetings and events, including room reservations, agenda preparation and calendar maintenance.
Associates Degree: Dental Assisting, Expected in 03/2021
Vista College - El Paso, TX
High School Diploma: , Expected in 07/2015
Canutillo High School - Canutillo, TX
Native or Bilingual
Native or Bilingual

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