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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
  • C:
  • resumesample@example.com
  • Date of Birth:
  • India:
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  • single:
Websites, Portfolios, Profiles
  • www.linkedin.com/alicia-castillo-4a590070
Professional Summary

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. I have been honored with opportunities to work with children, the elderly, as well as the general public.

Skills
  • Dental prophylaxis
  • Dental charting
  • Dental surgeries
  • Dental procedures
  • Dental records
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental terminology knowledge
  • Emergency dental care
  • Dental cleanings and extractions
  • Translating English and Spanish
  • Front Office Experience
  • Referral Clerk
  • Medi-Cal knowledge
Work History
Registered Dental Assistant/Referral Clerk, 01/2017 to Current
Department Of Health And Human Services Moapa, NV,
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, Action and Action.
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Type, casts and impressions.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies by Action.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by Action, clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment, Action and Action.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
  • Booked appointments for patients using Software.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
Dental Assistant, 09/2015 to 12/2016
Great Expressions Dental Centers Walled Lake, MI,
  • Educated patients on dental hygiene, pre-surgical instructions and post-surgical care.
  • Recorded patients' health histories, documented current symptoms and pulled up records from prior visits for dentists to view and evaluate.
  • Helped dentist complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures by clipping dental napkins and placing patient safety devices.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment by cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment.
  • Cleaned and sterilized instruments between patients to protect from infection risks.
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, crown preps and impressions.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, extractions and dentures.
  • Typed patient data into computer system using open dental while following privacy laws and maintaining high level of accuracy.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy.
  • Taught patients successful strategies for boosting oral hygiene, controlling plaque and protecting gums and tooth enamel from damage.
  • Assisted dentists, hygienists and other personnel by handing appropriate tools and supplies needed for procedures.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Prepared patient X-rays and images for review by dentist.
  • Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control and postoperative instructions.
  • Performed general chair-side duties to assist with various procedures, including general, endo and oral surgery.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Prepared and arranged instruments, medications and required materials, including cement, composites and impression materials.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Staged tray for procedures by arranging dental instruments and equipment.
  • Documented patients' dental health information, medical history and vital signs.
Dental Receptionist, 01/2014 to 01/2015
Salida Surgery Center City, STATE,
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Scheduled, rescheduled and handled cancelled appointments for patients.
  • Maintained and audited patient records in compliance with security regulations.
  • Educated patients on postoperative care, including how to protect dental work and boost healing.
  • Assisted patients in completing all necessary forms and documents.
  • Organized referrals from other dental offices.
  • Adhered to strict HIPAA guidelines at all times to protect patient privacy.
  • Greeted over many patients per day.
  • Booked appointments for patients using Dentrix.
  • Assisted back and front office with translation.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Dental Assisting, Expected in 01/2014
to
Heald College - Modesto, CA,
GPA:
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2011
to
Peter Johansen High School - Modesto, CA
GPA:
Accomplishments
  • Used Microsoft Excel to track patient referrals.
  • Documented and resolved patient complaints which led to patients returning to office.
  • Received a "Positivity Award" in 2019.
Certifications
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • CPR Certified
  • Coronal Polish/Sealent Certifkcation
  • HIPPA Certiication
  • X-Ray Certificate
  • Law and Ethics Certificate
  • Associates Degree in Science

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School Attended
  • Heald College
  • Peter Johansen High School
Job Titles Held:
  • Registered Dental Assistant/Referral Clerk
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Receptionist
Degrees
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma