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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Summary

Personable registered dental Assistant with 6 years of experience working directly with patients to offer superior dental care. Organized when documenting patient information, preparing dental instruments for procedures. Expert at helping patients feel at ease by keeping cheerful attitude.

Skills

Excellent customer service

Detail oriented

Responsible

Bi-lingual (spanish & english)

Experience
02/2018 to 07/2020
Registered Dental Assistant Helping Hands Of Middle And West Tennessee Jackson, TN,
  • 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.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Supported Drs. with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns, seating permanent crowns.
  • Instructed and educated patients to prepare for oral surgery.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including resin fillings, stainless steel crowns, Root canals and extractions.
  • 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.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Scheduled cleanings and dental appointments for patients using Dentrix and Open dental software.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments, and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
02/2014 to 02/2018
Dental Assistant Boston Medical Center Boston, MA,
01/2010 to 02/2014
Server Oakview At Home Thousand Oaks, CA,
  • Educated guests on daily specials and menu offerings such as appetizers, entrees and desserts.
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Satisfied customers by keeping drinks topped off and anticipating needs such as condiments and extra napkins.
  • Restocked nonperishables and other items, including condiments and napkins from inventory to keep pantry well-supplied.
  • Completed opening and closing checklists by emptying trash, safeguarding alcohol and polishing silverware.
  • Partnered with team members to efficiently serve food and beverages.
  • Upsold customers and optimized table-turns, outperforming wait staff average sales.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks.
  • Managed closing duties, including restocking items and reconciling cash drawer.
  • Greeted customers, assisted with questions and made recommendations concerning daily specials, wine selections and desserts to guide patrons toward more profitable items.
  • Assisted individuals in selecting meal options, including entrees and desserts and recommended alternative items for those with food allergies and gluten intolerances.
  • Checked patrons' identification to monitor minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages.
  • Applied safe food handling and optimal cleaning strategies to protect customers from foodborne illness and maintain proper sanitation.
  • Greeted newly seated guests quickly and efficiently.
  • Checked with guests to get feedback on food served, resolve issues, bring additional items and refill beverages.
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods.
  • Minimized customer wait times by efficiently taking and filling large volume of orders each day.
  • Welcomed guests with personable attitude and smile, offering to bring beverage orders while reviewing menu options.
  • Answered phone inquiries to schedule and confirm reservations, record takeout orders and respond to service questions.
  • Addressed concerns or complaints quickly to improve service and escalated more advanced issues to management for resolution.
  • Walked through dining room during service to monitor guest satisfaction and advise servers and bussing staff of specific service needs.
  • Calculated charges, issued table checks and collected payments from customers.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2011
High School Diploma:
Mountain View High School - El Paso, TX
GPA:
Expected in 05/2014
Registered Dental Assistant:
Kaplan College - Columbus - El Paso, TX,
GPA:
Expected in
:
El Paso Community College - El Paso, TX
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Mountain View High School
  • Kaplan College - Columbus
  • El Paso Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Server

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Some College (No Degree)

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