Surgical Dental Assistant resume example with 9+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
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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.

  • Equipment sterilization
  • Oral surgery
  • Dental radiography
  • Treatment Room Cleanup
  • Strong Manual Dexterity
  • Patient Intake Procedures
  • Patient Data Gathering
  • Infection Control Proficiency
  • Proficient in Dentrix
  • Patient Relations
  • Full Mouth Radiographs
Dental Auxiliary Training Center At NCDS Garden City, NY, Expected in GED : - GPA :
  • Completed professional development in Dental Assitant
Paul Mitchelle Cactus Academy Garden City, NY, Expected in GED : - GPA :
Work History
St Luke's University Health Network - Surgical Dental Assistant
Orefield, PA, 09/2014 - 03/2021
  • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids, adding water and mixing materials for fillings, Crowns, casts and impressions.
  • Supported dentists during procedures to restore teeth, like dental fillings, permanent and temporary crowns, Implant surgery and Dentures.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Prepared bitewing, panoramic and periapical radiological images, allowing dentist to spot cavities, decay and problem areas needing treatment.
  • Helped Doctor complete routine and advanced procedures by preparing patients and instruments for expected needs.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics by taking patients' blood pressure, temperature and pulse.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • 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.
Premise Health - Dental Office Receptionist
Somerset, KY, 09/2012 - 07/2014
  • Assisted patients in completing all necessary forms and documents.
  • Scheduled, rescheduled and handled cancelled appointments for patients.
  • Scheduled appointments for new and existing customers, factoring in provider availability and scheduling loads.
  • Prepared claim forms for dental insurance.
  • Organized referrals to other medical specialists.
  • Located, checked in and pulled medical records for patient appointments and incomplete charts.
  • Maintained office supplies inventory by checking stock and ordering new supplies as needed.
  • Managed master calendar and scheduled appointments for [Number] providers based on optimal patient loads and clinician availability.
  • Improved timely payment of bills by developing flexible payment plans for patients.
  • Successfully scheduled patient appointments and placed reminder calls to deliver exceptional customer experience.
  • Organized paperwork such as charts and reports for office and patient needs.
  • Frequently double-checked patient histories and current information while scheduling follow-ups and other appointments.
Unique Salon And Spa - Receptionist/Stylist Assistant
City, STATE, 10/2010 - 01/2012
  • Assisted hair stylists with colorwork by applying base colors and toners.
  • Completed basic styles for regular customers by using strong blow-drying and curling abilities.
  • Freed up stylists to focus on customers by personally handling basic tasks such as restocking supplies.
  • Prepared clients for hair cuts and styles with soothing shampoo work.
  • Offered exceptional service and support to walk-in and scheduled customers.
  • Answered telephone calls to provide information and schedule new appointments.
  • Inventoried products and supplies and kept products within optimal levels to meet shampooing, retail corner and hairdresser needs.
  • Scheduled appointments for salon and maintained efficient records for administrative and accounting needs.

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School Attended

  • Dental Auxiliary Training Center At NCDS
  • Paul Mitchelle Cactus Academy

Job Titles Held:

  • Surgical Dental Assistant
  • Dental Office Receptionist
  • Receptionist/Stylist Assistant


  • GED
  • GED

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