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

Support dentist and patient requirements by organizing supplies, cleaning teeth and applying sealants. Highly organized and attentive to individual needs. Positive, upbeat and professional in all interactions.

Motivated Registered Dental Assistant seeking to take on new long-term position in All Dental setting. Certified in Registered Dental Assisting and highly experienced in working with patients and supporting in General Dentistry, Endodontics, Periodontists, Orthodontics, and Micro Surgery. Respectful in communicating with patients and conscientious about educating each on key dental topics.

Skilled Dental Assistant with 25 years of experience and success providing chair-side assistance to dental hygienists and dentists in fast-paced dental offices. Accurate when preparing equipment and materials for treatment, taking radiographs,

and educating patients. Clear communicator driven to produce ideal patient outcomes.

Skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Periodontics proficiency
  • Coronal polishing ability
  • Dental equipment maintenance
  • Stain removal
  • Skilled in patient settings
  • Restorative procedures
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Sedative dressings competency
  • Sedation administration
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Vital signs aptitude
  • Perio charting
  • Current X-Ray certification
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Post-extraction dressings
  • Dental radiography
  • Expert at apiocectomies
  • Treatment room setup
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Dental assisting talent
  • Digital radiology professional
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Chairside assisting
  • Computer charting
  • Suture removal competency
  • Fully Expanded Dental Assisting
  • OSHA training
  • Endodontics (Brassler Technique)
  • OSHA certification
  • CPR
  • Restoration
  • Bleaching and whitening technique
  • Multitasking
  • Patient confidentiality
  • Skilled in root canals
  • Mouth mirror inspection
  • Patient counseling
  • Exam room setups
  • Taking X-rays
  • Handpiece care proficiency
  • Patient education
  • Nitrous oxide sedation training
Experience
10/2016 to 10/2018
Registered Dental Assistant County Of Santa Clara Santa Clara, CA,
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before 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.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review, CT Scans.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed all materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Instructed patients on postoperative care to protect dental work and promote healing.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • 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.
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Supported dentist chairside with procedures including Root Canal Treatment, Micro Surgery, Different types of fillings,Extractions.
  • Supported dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures
03/2004 to 12/2012
Registered Dental Assistant County Of Santa Clara Santa Clara, CA,
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Positioned patients for treatment by making chair adjustments and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Supported Dentist with completing minimally invasive and advanced surgical procedures.
  • Supported Dentist in all chairside procedures
06/1997 to 12/2004
Dental Assistant Veterans Administration Durham, NC,
  • Passed instruments to dentist, gently sprayed water, suctioned fluids and mixed materials to support dentists during procedures.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts and impressions to provide dentists with information on relationship between teeth, gums and dental arches.
  • Created bitewing, panoramic and periapical X-ray images for dentist to review.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1981
High School Diploma:
Sam Houston High School - Houston TX,
GPA:
Expected in 04/2004
Texas Registered Dental Assistant: Registered Dental Assistant
Baylor School of Dentistry - Dallas TX,
GPA:

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School Attended
  • Sam Houston High School
  • Baylor School of Dentistry
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Texas Registered Dental Assistant