I am seeking full time position to utilize my office experience and job skills. I am a dental professional with vast knowledge of clinical procedures and medical and dental terminology. A dedicated and energetic dental assistant with over 13 years experience providing skilled dental treatment. Focused on patient comfort, routine laboratory functions, patient record and office management.
I currently have a oral radiograph certification which I received in the year of 2001 at Wytheville Community College in Wytheville VA.
Dental x-rays expertise
Handpiece care proficiency
Skilled in patient settings
Suture removal competency
Appointment scheduling proficiency
Insurance verification competency
Insurance billing specialist
Dental office expertise
Current X-Ray certification
Dental assisting talent
Topical fluoride (TF)
Study model pour and trim
Front office procedures expertise
Dental equipment maintenance
Child tooth charting
Fully Expanded Dental Assisting
Digital radiology professional
Dental records management
Sales Manager03/2008 to 11/2011The Village SpaMartinsville, VA
Cleaning and sterilizing tanning beds.
Making nightly deposits and completing daily reports.
Communicating with clients about the safety and knowledge of the UVrays and tanning beds.
Answering the phone professionally.
Dental Assistant11/2001 to CurrentC.W. Burris III D.D.S, P.CRidgeway, VA
Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Coordinated appointment schedules for the dentist.
Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.
Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist.
Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries.
Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases.
Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay.
Removed sutures and dressings.
Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs.
Recommended products and devices for patients' home care.
Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services.
Expertly filed patients' charts and processed billing and payments.
Managed invoices and transaction receipts.
Making deposits, scheduling and filing insurance claims
Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.
Bank Teller06/1999 to 11/2001Patrick Henry National BankMartinsville, VA
Cashing checks and making deposits.
Handling bank note payments.
Greeting bank customers professionally and respectfully.
Customer Service Representative11/1998 to 07/2001Circuit CityMartinsville, VA
Circuit City, Martinsville VA.
Handling customer service issues.
Nightly deposits and managing the cash registers.
Education and Training
High School DiplomaJune 1994Fieldale-Collinsville High SchoolCollinsville, VAMVP cheerleader and captain and color guard captain for marching band.
None: General StudiesPatrick Henry Communtiy CollegeMartinsville, VA, 24112I took general studies classes at Patrick Henry Community College within the years of 2005-2007.
I am eager to get involved with my community and begin volunteering.
I was born here in Martinsville on Febuary 8, 1976 and I have always thought very highly of my community. I am married to a wonderful man and a mother to an active 3 year old son and step mother to two beautiful girls. I love being outdoors and being crafty and spending time with my family playing games or watching movies.
Working well with others as a team and independently.
Educated and experienced with Softdent software and scheduling appointment times on the computer and by a schedule book.
Experienced with creating day sheets and processing daily deposits.
Experienced chair side dental assistant.
I am a wife and a mother of an active 3 year old son and step mother of two beautiful girls. I love spending time with my family playing games or watching movies. Reading with mychildren is a favorite past time of mine. I love to be outside walking and exercising.