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

Detailed Dental assistant with 6 years of experience in the dental industry. My meticulousness to learn the way a dentist works is also what allows me to calibrate myself to work harmonious with such dentist and their practice . I've been fortunate enough to attend workshops that have helped me support my team give patients quality care. I am an enthusiastic learner , I’m constantly looking to broaden my knowledge in dentistry which I’ve completed CE courses for. I am cross trained to support my team whether it be chairside or front desk treatment planning and case presentation. I strongly believe in providing patients with excellent bedside manner and professional empathy. Patients are the reason our dental practices exist which is why I strive to give them the utmost service for that memorable experience that will have our patients returning to their forever dental home.

Skills
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Patient schedule management
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Taking X-rays
  • Strong writing and verbal skills
  • Insurance Verification
  • Knowledge of dental terminology
  • Patient scheduling
  • Technologically savvy
  • Pleasant speaking voice
  • Time management
  • People skills
Experience
05/2019 to 01/2021 Registered Dental Assistant North East Medical Service | Daly City, CA,
  • Dr. Katie To, Center for Integrative Wellness, Cross trained to Treatment plan and schedule patients for accepted treatment.
  • Verify Dental Benefit and explain treatment case presentation.
  • Chairside Assistant.
  • Order dental supplies.
  • Answer phones.
  • Collect payment.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using appointment software.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns.
04/2018 to 05/2019 Registered Dental Assistant North East Medical Service | San Jose, CA,
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intra oral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, pulpatomies, casts and impressions.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, bridges and implants.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, reviewing medical clearance and applying lead aprons.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including root canals and extractions.
02/2017 to 04/2018 Registered Dental Assistant North East Medical Service | San Leandro, CA,
  • Assisted dental procedures such as full upper anterior pulpatomies , interproximal fillings with apprehensive children in a timely manner.
  • Took dental images using Patterson dental imaging software on adults and children.
  • Recall patients and schedule patients for treatment.
  • Verify Dental Insurance Treatment Plan Assisted in first dental homes with children under the age of 3.
  • Processed panoramic and cephalometric radiographs by hand using fixer and developer for orthodontic treatment.
  • Assisted in the initial process of traditional braces such as charting, initial casting models, and placing brackets accurately on the facial surface of the teeth.
  • Organized and deep cleaned operatories to maintain satisfactory cleanliness to patients and dentists.
  • Collected payments from patients and arranged payment schedules.
  • Verified, updated and entered patient information into system.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
10/2016 to 02/2017 Front Desk Planet Fitness | North Attleboro, MA,
  • Insurance breakdown, verifying dental benefits.
  • Filing claims.
  • Treatment planning.
  • Treatment presentation.
  • Collected payments from patients and arranged payment schedules.
  • Verified, updated and entered patient information into system.
  • Checked patients in and out, verified insurance and collected co-pays to keep business administrative and financial records current.
  • Prepared new patient files and updated existing records with new personal, insurance and medical information.
  • Handled telephone and in-person requests for assistance from new and established dental practice patients.
  • Prepared new charts, updated existing charts and managed records transfers between offices.
  • Adhered to all HIPAA requirements to safeguard patient confidentiality.
Education and Training
Expected in 01/2015 High School Diploma | UT Health, San Antonio, TX, GPA:
Accomplishments
  • CPR certified by American Heart Association Registered Dental Assistant in State of Texas license number : 99083.
Languages
Spanish:
Professional
Negotiated:
English:
Native/ Bilingual
Negotiated:

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