Registered Dental Assistant Resume Example

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

Talented Dental Assistant with 28 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 Dental Assistant with experience and training necessary to assist with various dental procedures. Hands-on training in dental radiography, chairside assisting and front office administrative duties. Quick learner and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients. Quick-thinking Dental Assistant Intern with experience scheduling appointments, filing records, charting tooth decay and maintaining dental equipment. Precise communicator skilled at working with dental team staff, entering patient data with accuracy and maintaining confidentiality. Highly adaptable with great problem-solving skills.

  • Treatment Planning
  • Oral Hygiene Techniques
  • Dental Radiography
  • Taking Medical and Dental Histories
  • Medical Charting
  • Procedure Support
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Instrument Tray Preparation
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing
  • Preliminary Impressions
  • Relationship Building
  • Patient Flow Management
  • Emergency Dental Care
  • Patient Care Standards
  • Advising and Educating Patients
  • Organization and Prioritization
  • Occlusal Registrations
  • Customer Service
  • Supply Ordering
  • Advising Patients
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Inventory Management
  • Treatment Room Preparation
  • Oral Health Assessments
  • Office Administration
  • Restorative Materials
  • Local Anesthetics
  • Patterson EagleSoft
  • Fluoride Treatments
  • Inventory Replenishment
  • Oral Surgery
  • Autoclave Operation
  • Surgical Extractions
  • Sealant Application
  • Crown and Bridge Construction
  • Henry Schein Dentrix
Work History
08/2015 to Current
Registered Dental Assistant County Of Contra Costa, California Martinez, CA,
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Sterilized rooms and prepped equipment and instruments for 25 procedures daily.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, and applying lead aprons.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
  • Used Dentrix to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
03/1998 to 09/2006
Business Owner/Operator Allied Mineral Products Company Inc South Eastern Us, AL,
  • Prepared new flower and greenery shipments for arrangement by stripping leaves below waterline, cutting new flowers, mixing flower food solutions and filling floral containers with food solutions.
  • Worked with customers to determine type of arrangement desired, occasion and date, time and location for each arrangement needed.
  • Maintained thorough knowledge of needs, characteristics and varieties of flowers and greenery used in shop to inform arrangement decisions and provide information to customers.
  • Developed individualized arrangement recommendations based on customers' budget, occasion and preferences.
  • Completed seasonal windows, dressed mannequins and arranged in-store displays to showcase available products.
  • Advanced sales cycle plans by maximizing placement of promotions, point of sale materials and product visibility.
  • Evaluated existing plans, processes and events planning services to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Coordinated florists, photographers, videographers, musicians, officiants and ceremony participants during rehearsals and pre-ceremony, ceremony and reception events.
  • Coordinated events throughout banquet spaces, including weddings, reunions and corporate meetings.
  • Attended bridal industry events to promote services and build relationships with prospective vendors.
  • Managed administrative logistics of events planning, including contract signing, fee collection, event booking and event promotions.
  • Created plans and communicated deadlines to ensure projects were completed on time.
  • Created spreadsheets using Microsoft Excel for daily, weekly and monthly reporting.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Organized logistics and materials for each meeting, arranged spaces and took detailed notes for later dissemination to key stakeholders.
  • Trained and motivated employees to perform daily business functions.
  • Collaborated with development teams, internal customers and product line management to verify delivery of desired quality requirements to distributors.
  • Interviewed, supervised and motivated 6 staff members to achieve optimal productivity.
  • Put together realistic budgets based upon costs and fees for successfully operating business.
  • Devised and deployed sales and marketing tactics to drive strategic growth and support achievement of revenue goals.
07/1998 to 11/2000
Accounting Clerk Smartfinancial, Inc. Pensacola, FL,
  • Investigated daily variances uncovered with reports and corrected errors to resolve discrepancies.
  • Reconciled account information and reported figures in general ledger by comparing to bank account statement each month.
  • Reported financial data and updated financial records in ledgers and journals.
  • Built and professionally developed highly competent team of accounting professionals.
  • Complied with all established policies and performed bank reconciliations, accounts payable/receivable, invoicing, billing, collections, balance records, vendor payments and profit and loss statements for clients.
  • Inspected account books and recorded transactions.
02/1992 to 05/1996
Bank Teller Nations Bank City, STATE,
  • Stocked supplies for customers and personal teller station.
  • Assisted customers with compromised debit cards and issued new credentials.
  • Used Microsoft Word and other software tools to create documents and other communications.
  • Actively listened to customers, handled concerns quickly and escalated major issues to supervisor.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Handled various accounting transactions.
Expected in 04/2003
Associate of Science: Dental Assisting
Texas State Technical College - Waco - Waco, TX
Expected in 05/1992
High School Diploma:
Connally High School - Waco, TX
Artistic painting an photography

Family trait in painting and photography since I was very young, my mother was a artist and a photographer.

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School Attended
  • Texas State Technical College - Waco
  • Connally High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Business Owner/Operator
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bank Teller
  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma

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