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Professional Summary

Certified Dental Assistant experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and general office management. As well as adept at all patient care and front office procedures. I hold current CPR, BLS, IV Sedation, DAANCE and Nitrous certifications.

Skills
  • Dental materials knowledge
  • Sterilization techniques familiarity
  • Dental Radiography certificate
  • Syringes and anesthetics knowledge
  • Model trimming competency
  • Gentle patient care
  • Superior customer service
  • Endo, ortho and oral surgery
  • Permanent/Primary dental charting
  • Composite restoration specialist
  • Keeping patients comfortable
  • Oral surgery proficient
  • CEREC and NTI
  • Practiced in extractions
  • Root canal therapy
  • Member, American Dental Association
Work History
Surgical Dental Assistant, 02/2016 to Current
Day & Night Family Dental Fayetteville, NC
  • Proficiently extracted teeth with severe cavities, teeth previously treated with nonsurgical root canal therapy (NSRCT) and teeth diagnosed as non-restorable.
  • Routinely assisted during oral examinations, restorations, extractions, prophylactic and other dental work.
  • Effectively  assisted during removal of any impacted, damaged or non-restorable teeth.
  • Assisted with or instituted emergency procedures for sudden adverse developments during treatments.
  • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites.
Dental Assistant, 02/2012 to 11/2017
Carolinas Dentist 620 Lillington
  • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
Oral Surgery Coordinator , 02/2012 to 06/2016
Carolinas Dentist 620 Lillington Highway
  • Designed appropriate treatment plans.
  • Regularly attended dental society and treatment team meetings and in-service trainings to continuously learn about best practices.
  • Supervised and led a team of dental assistant and support staff of 8.
  • Formulated treatment plans with OMFS (Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons)
  • Confirmed patient insurance benefits and checked claim statuses.
Education
Dental Assistant: 2013
Sandhills Dental Career Center - Aberdeen
Bachelor of Science: Nursing, 2012
University Of South Carolina - Columbia, SC
High School Diploma: 2009
Airport High School - West Columbia, SC
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Education
Doctor of dental medicine , advanced standing program: Dentistry, Current
University of Illinois at Chicago/College of Dentistry - Chicago




Master of Sciences (M.sc): Dentistry, March 2011
University of Sciences in Malaysia / School of Dentistry - Malaysia






Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS): Dentistry, June 2004
Baghdad University / College of Dentistry - Iraq
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Registered dental assistant, 08/2010 to 08/2013
Amarillo Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics Amarillo, TX

  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Completed patient paperwork and scanned into Dentrix system.
  • Alerted other staff when patients arrived and prepared records for dentist review.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.


Postgraduate student, 08/2007 to 04/2010
University of Sciences in Malaysia/ School of Dentistry Malaysia
  • Postgraduate research student, School of Dentistry/USM.
  • Clinical attachment in general dentistry, School of Dentistry/ USM. Clinical teaching assistant in undergraduate clinic, School of Dentistry/ USM.
    General Dental intern, 01/2005 to 01/2006
    General practice internship in general dentistry Baghdad/Iraq
    • Delivered primary and elective dental care to patients with diverse educational backgrounds and recommended appropriate treatment plans.
    • Educated patients about preventive and oral hygiene measures to maintain a healthy oral environment.
    • Executed dental treatments: direct restorations, crowns/bridges, scaling and root planning, non-surgical extractions, root canal therapy.



    Skills
    • Software: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, outlook
    • Professional teamwork and patient care communication skills in a clinical setting
    • Languages: English and Arabic
    Affiliations
    • American Dental Association, Student Member, 2015 to Present
    Chicago Dental Society, Student Member, 2015 to Present Malaysian dental association, 2007-2010
    • Iraqi dental association member, 2004 to present
    Publications & Accomplishments
    B.Salameh, J.Schwartz, A.Alsaraj, S.Pavlova, L.Tao and G.Adami “Effects of polycyclic hydrocarbons on oral microbes” Dental research day 2016, University of Illinois at Chicago/ College of dentistry. A.Alsaraj, Zaihan Ariffin, Saman Malik “ An agar diffusion study comparing antimicrobial activity of Nanoseal with other endodontic sealers” Australian endodontic Journal/ Australia, Aug-2010 14th National Conference of Medical Sciences, University Of Sciences in Malaysia/ School Of Dentistry, May- 2009
  • 14th National Conference of Medical Sciences, University Of Sciences in Malaysia/ School Of Dentistry, May- 2009.
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    Summary

    Motivated Dental student prepared to bring my compassionate energy to a busy dental office. Well versed in assisting with restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, local anesthesia, and extractions . I am also highly interested in dental radiography, implants, and oral surgery.

    Skills
    • Patient relations
    • Strong communication skills
    • Energetic work attitude
    • Effective team player
    • Strong manual dexterity
    • Infection control
    • Equipment sterilization
    • Taking Radiographs
    • Assisting in RCTs
    • Assisting in supra and sub-gingival scaling
    • Assisting in local anaesthesia and extractions
    • Assisting in restorations
    Education
    DMD : Dental Medicine , Expected in 2021
    University Of Sydney - Sydney, NSW

    Third year Dental Medicine student

    Bachelor of Science: Biology, 2017
    University of Alberta - Edmonton, AB
    • Recipient of Faculty of Science Academic Excellence Scholarship
    • Recipient of T4K Academic Excellence Scholarship
    • Recipient of Jason Lang Scholarship
    • Major in Biological Sciences with minor in Physical Sciences
    • Coursework includes: Speech and Communication, and Psychology
    High School Diploma: 2012
    M.E LaZerte High School - Edmonton, AB
    • Recipient of Honors with Distinction award from grade 10 to 12
    • Honors Recognition Award from grade 10 to 12
    Work History
    Dental Assistant, 04/2016 to 07/2017
    Northside Dentistry, Edmonton Alberta edmonton, Alberta
    • Warmly greeted patients and helped them fill out intake and consent forms.
    • Prepared rooms for patient treatment.
    • Maintained proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
    • Maintained clear, organized dental records and reports.
    • Followed sterilization protocol
    Customer Service, 06/2016 to 07/2016
    Bench Bench Southgate Mall 5015 111 St NW
    • Managed wide variety of customer service and administrative tasks to resolve customer issues quickly and efficiently.
    • Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately.
    • Greeted all customers.
    • Assisted the team in meeting sales, stock loss, labor objectives and margin goals to increase profitability.
    • Built attractive holiday and seasonal displays for merchandising program.
    • Developed knowledge about products and sales items to answer shoppers' questions.
    • Checked out customers and bagged items quickly.
    Customer Service Representative, 05/2012 to 07/2016
    Afrah Wedding Design Services Edmonton, AB


    • Informed customers about promotions
    • Managed multiple tasks and ensured customer satisfaction.
    • Provided back-up for other customer service representatives when needed.
    • Greeted customers to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
    • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
    Cashier, 10/2011 to 04/2012
    Rexall Pharmacy 16703 82 St NW
    • Conducted price checks for cashiers and service clerks.
    • Offered product samples, answered questions and helped customers find items.
    • Executed cash transactions quickly and accurately.
    • Refilled and rotated items on shelves to maintain well-stocked inventory.
    • Greeted all customers.
    • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
    Technical & Computer Skills
    • Experienced in most areas of computer software
    • Sound knowledge of technical terminology
    • Proficient computer skills including MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Proficient and precise in data entry and note taking
    Languages
    Proficient in English and Arabic
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    Summary
    Certified Dental Assistant with over 2 years of experience assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record and front office.
    Skills
    • Skilled in patient settings
    • Customer Service
    • Computer charting
    • Ultrasonic usage


    Experience
    03/2011 to 06/2011
    Dental Assistant Waialae Dental Care Honolulu, HI
    Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. 
    Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
    Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries 
    Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.

    01/2013 to 03/2013
    Dental Assistant Pearl Family Dental Care Honolulu, Hi
    Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
    Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
    Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
    Expertly filed patients' charts and processed billing and payments.
    06/2017 to Current
    Sales Associate In My Closet Honolulu, HI
    Education and Training
    2011
    Cetificate: Dental Assistance Hawaii School of Dental Arts Honolulu, HI, United States
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    Professional Summary
    Committed, friendly, and dependable dental assistant. Dedicated to continuing development for superior skills in all areas of the dental assisting field. Seeking a career building position that utilizes my skills for exceptional patient care, excellent chair-side skills and clinical skills. 
    Skills
    • Dental Radiography certificate
    • Radiation Health and Safety (RHS)
    • Coronal Polish (CP)
    • Full mouth radiographs
    • Gentle patient care
    • Superior customer service
    • Certified in First Aid
    • Patient education
    Work History
    Endodontic Dental Assistant 11/2017 to Current
    Pacific Dental Services Phoenix, AZ
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    • Take digital X-rays for confirming length of root, and after RCT 
    Dental Assistant 04/2017 to 09/2017
    Moon Valley Dental Care Phoenix, AZ
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    Endodontic Dental Assistant 07/2016 to 03/2017
    Roda, Sluyk, & Bennett LTD 7054 E. Cochise Rd., Suite B-115, Scottsdale, AZ 85253
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    Dental Assistant 10/2015 to 07/2016
    Katz Family Dentistry 6339 E. Greenway Rd.,Suite 113,Scottsdale, AZ 85254
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    Education
    Diploma: Dental Assisting July 2015 Arizona College Glendale - Glendale, AZ
    • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
    None: General studies, Music theory- Vocal performance Saddleback College - Mission Viejo, CA
    Certifications
    Arizona X-Ray, DANB Radiation Health Safety, DANB Infection Control, Coronal Polish certificate, HIPAA, OSHA Blood Born Pathogens, CPR certified 
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    Summary

    Mechanical Engineering student, adept at completing demanding projects within crucial timelines. Thorough, detail and process oriented, strong follow-through skills.  Current junior in the Renee Crown Honors Program at Syracuse University.

    Skills


    • Stamping and mass production processes
    • CAD/CAM software
    • Material science
    • Stress and strain analysis

     

    • Written and verbal communication skills
    • MATLAB
    • Cross-disciplinary collaboration
    • Microsoft Word
    • Microsoft PowerPoint
    • Microsoft Excel
    Experience
    05/2018 to 08/2018
    Electro-Mechanical Intern American Infrared Solutions Hudson, NH

    Developed and assemebled sensors to measure parameters of interest, and interfaced sensors to computer.

    Devleoped software to acquire and analyze data from sensors 

    Assembled cameras and camera components, including integrated detectors, dewars, coolers, electronics and ancillary modules

    Performed verification testing

    05/2017 to Current
    Internship Arro Engineering Corporation Beverly, MA
    Collaborated with project managers regarding design parameters for client projects related to packaging equipment and marine research.
    Machine Parts to specifications using tools such as lathes, mills, drill press and grinders.
    Measure, examine, and test completed units to detect defects and ensure conformance to specification, using instruments such as micrometers.
    05/2014 to Current
    Carpenters Assistant Parsons Construction Gloucester, MA Assisting skilled craftsmen in all aspects of carpentry, including roofing, demolition, and finish work, in residential and commercial settings.
    01/2014 to Current
    Dental Assistant Sorrento Dental Ipswich, MA Job duties include assisting clinical staff with dental procedures, in a Cerec/CADCAM office.  Set up and break down of dental operatories, infection control, and sterilization of instruments in a fast paced setting.
    Education and Training
    2016
    High School Diploma St. John's Prepatory School Danvers, MA Graduated with honors after completing a rigorous course load including Advanced Placement classes.
    2020
    Bachelor of Science: Mechanical Engineering Syracuse University Syracuse, NY, 13210

    Current junior pursuing BSME in the Renee Crown Honors Program. Relevant classes include complete path of calculus and physics courses, as well as statics, thermodynamics, and 3D design.

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    Professional Summary
    Experienced health care professional, well-equipped to provide emotional support in a comfortable, soothing environment. Desires a CNA position in a long term care or hospital facility.
    Skills
    • Dental Radiograpghy Certificate
    • Certified in First Aid/CPR
    • OSHA/Bloodborne Pathagens Certificate
    • Highly Prompt
    • Works well under pressure
    • Highly Efficient
    • Fluent in Chaldean
    • Ability to follow set rules and protocol
    • Empathy and Compassion
    • Ability to take blood pressure
    • Excellent observation skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication 
    • Team player
    Work History
    Dental Assistant, 11/2017 to Current
    Dental Works - Sterling Heights Sterling Heights, MI
    • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids and mixing materials for casts or impressions.
    • Prepared rooms for patient treatment.
    • Review health history and chart with patient.
    • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, including placing napkins and patient safety devices.
    • Took dental radiographs, x-rays and panorex following strict patient protection rules.
    Dental Assistant, 06/2014 to 11/2016
    Redwood Dental - Troy Troy, MI
    • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary.
    • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures
    • Completely prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites.
    • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    Education
    Bachelor of Science: Biology, Macomb Community College - Center Campus - Charter Township of Clinton, MI
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    Professional Summary
    Recently graduated Dental Hygienist excited to take next career step. Offering over two years experience in dental assisting and well versed in all aspects of dental office operations. Quick to build relationships with patients and successful in working as part of larger team to achieve business and patient care goals.
    Skills
    • Chairside assisting
    • Infection control proficiency
    • Electronic charting
    • Dental impression specialist
    • Dental disease management
    • Dental prophylaxis
    • Sealant application
    • Local anesthetic proficiency
    • Dental office administration
    • Oral surgery
    • Insurance billing
    • Root planning and scaling expertise
    • Anesthetic administration
    • Periodontal evaluation
    Work History
    Dental Assistant, 01/2016 to Current
    Baldwin Park Dental Center Baldwin Park, CA
    • Made dental impressions used in diagnostics, opposing models and study casts.
    • Provided patient education on dental hygiene and pre- and post-surgical care.
    • Administered anesthetics and desensitizing agents.
    • Took dental radiographs, following strict patient protection rules.
    • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids and mixing materials for casts or impressions.
    • Helped dentists restore teeth using permanent or temporary fillings.
    Education
    Associate of Science: Dental Assisting, 2016
    Cypress College - Cypress, CA
    Bachelor of Science: Dental Hygiene , 2018
    University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA
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    Professional Summary
    Reliable, highly motivated and patient-focused dental assistant with phenomenal customer service and chair side assisting skills. I have excellent communication skills with experience in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and front office administrative duties. I am a quick learner and successful in building relationships with doctors, coworkers and patients.
    Skills
    • Infection control proficiency
    • Electronic charting
    • Detail-oriented
    • Oral surgery
    • Orthodontic Assistant
    • Remove/place Bands
    • Instructed patients on after-care 
    • Dental Radiography certificate
    • Dental radiography
    • Dental office administration
    • Team collaboration
    • Assisted Dr. in bracket placement
    • Place Arch Wires
    • Chairside assisting
    • Digital radiographs
    Work History
    Dental Assistant II, 08/2017 to Current
    Dental Works Winston-Salem, North Carolina
    • Warmly greeted patients and helped them fill out intake and consent forms.
    • Took dental radiographs, following strict patient protection rules.
    • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, including placing napkins and patient safety devices.
    • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids and mixing materials for casts or impressions.
    • Made dental impressions used in diagnostics, opposing models and study casts.
    • Provided patient education on dental hygiene and pre- and post-surgical care.
    • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    • Helped dentists restore teeth using permanent or temporary fillings.
    • Prepared rooms for patient treatment.
    • Measured and recorded vital statistics like patients blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
    • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    • Maintained proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    Dietary Aide, 01/2013 to 01/2015
    Gallins Dining and Nutrition Winston-Salem , North Carolina
    • Discuss the dietary needs of patients with health care team members.
    • Interview patients to discuss food preference.
    • Assist in the planning of menus for patients.
    • Make sure food is hygienically and correctly prepared and attractively presented
    • Assist with meal preparation, dining room assistance
    • Dishwashing and cleaning of kitchen.
    • Monitor food preferences, menu compliance and dietary restrictions.
    • Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietitian
    • Serve meals using standards to maintain sanitation and quality
    • Store stock appropriately in order to maintain cleanliness and prevent food spoilage
    • Accurately record meals served and monitor temperatures of food
    • Ensure compliance with sanitation
    Education
    Diploma: Dental Assisting, 2017
    Forsyth Technical Community College - Winston-Salem, NC

    Earned credits in courses such as:

    • Orofacial Anatomy
    • Infection Control
    • Dental Radiology
    • Dental Sciences         
    • Completed SPICE certification course
    • 351 hours of Chair Side assisting
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    Professional Summary


    New Dental Assistant excited to launch career with growing dental practice. Hands-on training in dental radiography, chairside assisting and front office administrative duties. Quick learner and successful in building relationships with coworkers and patients.


    Patient-focused Dental Assistant offering [Number] years of experience in rapidly growing dental offices. Skilled in preparing patients for examinations and adept in providing chairside assistance during routine and complex procedures. Quick to build relationships and successful in easing patients anxiety. Seeking to bring talent to growing dental practice offering opportunities for professional development.


    Reliable Dental Assistant with more than [Number] years of experience in administrative and chairside assisting roles. Expert in assisting with [Number]-hand procedures, setting up exam rooms, taking dental radiographs and preparing materials for impressions or restorations. Team-focused with a commitment to providing exceptional care to all patients.


    Experienced Dental Assistant excited to bring talent and expertise to growing practice specializing in [Area of specialization]. Proficient in assisting with chairside and [Number]-hand procedures. Adept in maintaining patient flows by facilitating exam room turnovers, preparing patients for examinations and educating patients on oral hygiene and care.


    Personable Dental Assistant prepared to bring [Number]-year background to growing dental office. Well versed in assisting with restorative dentistry and oral surgery. Highly skilled in dental radiography, preparing impressions and case studies and [Number]-hand chairside assistance.


    Talented Dental Assistant with more than [Number] years of experience. Adept in taking dental x-rays, preparing dental impressions and assisting dental hygienists and dentists. Expert in creating and maintaining clean and sterile work and treatment environments.


    Resourceful Dental Assistant with [Number] years expertise, seeking to bring passion for teamwork and patient care to growing dental practice. Technical proficiency in taking dental radiographs, prepping exam rooms, cleaning and sterilizing tools and equipment using standard infection control procedures and educating patients on dental hygiene. Prepared to transition to challenging assisting role with practice specializing in [Area of specialization].


    Motivated Dental Assistant with [Number] years experience in high-volume dental offices. Skilled in assisting with procedures like temporary restorations, permanent restorations, and extractions. Seeking to bring expertise in dental office operations and chair-side assisting to growing practice.


    Work History
    Beauty Therapist 01/2016 to Current
    Just Magic Skin Care Clinic Mackay, QLD
    • Analyzed skin condition and made appropriate product recommendations.
    • Recommended retail products for clients' at-home usage.
    • Fostered a friendly, warm and exceptional customer experience.
    • Handled busy schedules and stayed on top of key deadlines.
    • Suggested appropriate therapy based on current health of client.
    • Welcomed clients as they arrived for appointments.
    • Performed over [Number] facials, chemical peels and waxing procedures per week.
    • Stocked treatment rooms with proper supplies.
    • Performed special anti-oxidant, acne and microdermabrasion facial services.
    • Executed laser hair removal and microdermabrasion procedures.
    • Assisted manager with daily spa operations, including opening and closing procedures.
    • Advised clients on proper home-care regimens.
    • Developed individualized, therapeutic skin-care programs.
    • Performed body treatments, including waxing, body wrap application and vibradermabrasion.
    • Carried out administrative tasks, including product inventory checks, charting and consultations.
    • Discussed procedures and treatment options with clients.
    • Informed guests of appropriate products available to increase retail sales.
    • Notified supervisor of supply needs to ensure necessary items were in stock.
    • Performed over [Number] facials, chemical peels and waxing procedures per week.
    • Resolved customer complaints and facilitated conflict resolutions.
    Dental assistant 09/2017 to Current
    Smiles Today Dental Group Las Vegas, NV
    • Made dental impressions used in diagnostics, opposing models and study casts.
    • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, including placing napkins and patient safety devices.
    • Provided patient education on dental hygiene and pre- and post-surgical care.
    • Administered anesthetics and desensitizing agents.
    • Warmly greeted patients and helped them fill out intake and consent forms.
    • Took dental radiographs, following strict patient protection rules.
    • Assisted dentists by passing instruments, suctioning intraoral fluids and mixing materials for casts or impressions.
    • Helped dentists restore teeth using permanent or temporary fillings.
    • Measured and recorded vital statistics like patients blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
    • Prepared rooms for patient treatment.
    Education
    Diploma of Beauty Therapy : Beauty Therapy 2015 Katrina's Hair & Beauty - Brisbane, Qld
    Skills
    • Infection control proficiency
    • Inventory management
    • Dental office administration
    • Patient relations
    • Local anesthetic proficiency
    • Electronic charting
    • Dental impression specialist
    • Patient intake procedures
    • Team collaboration
    • Chairside assisting
    hobbies
    • Gym 
    • Cooking prep 
    • Animals 
    • Beach

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    Professional Summary

    Hardworking, bilingual dental assisting professional with vast knowledge of clinical procedures and medical and dental terminology. Experienced in front office dental and chairside assistance. Enthusiastic about dental health and enjoys educating patients about personal dental care, hygiene and preventative techniques. 

    Certifications
    • Radiation Safety and Technique Certificate
    • AED/BLS/CPR through American Heart Association
    Skill Highlights
    • Dental X-rays assistance
    • Digital X-rays
    • Mounting X-rays
    • Impressions
    • Fabricating temporary crowns
    • Coronal polishing ability
    • Vital signs aptitude
    • Temporary Filing
    • Hand-piece care proficiency
    • Suture removal
    • Mouth mirror inspection
    • Sterilizing and sanitizing
    • Dental equipment maintenance
    • Desensitizing agents
    • Restorations
    • Excellent communication skills

     

    • Appointment scheduling proficiency
    • Alphanumeric Filing
    • Ability to Multi-task
    • Microsoft Office
    • Manual and computer charting
    • Infection Control (ICE)
    • Knowledge of root canals
    • Periodontics proficiency
    • Perio Charting
    • Front office procedures
    • Patient educator
    • Dental records management
    • TMJ exams
    • Dentrix
    • Tray set-ups
    • HIPAA/OSHA Compliance
    Work Experience
    Dental Assistant
    Lancaster, CA
    Hi-Desert Dental Center/
    • Front Office
    • Confirming Calls
    • Insurance Verification
    • File Organization
    Associate
    Lancaster, CA
    Red, White & Blue Thrift Store/ Oct 2017 to Jan 2018
    Education and Training
    Dental Assisting High Desert Medical College 2018 Lancaster, CA
    • Student of the Month Award
    • Academic Achievement Awards
    • Perfect Attendance Awards
    High School Diploma: General Studies 2017 Lancaster, CA
     
     
    References Available Upon Request
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    Professional Summary
    Patient-focused Dental Assistant offering over twenty years of experience in rapidly growing dental offices. Skilled in preparing patients for examinations and adept in providing chairside assistance during routine and complex procedures. Proficient in four handed general dentistry, as well as orthodontics. Quick to build relationships and successful in easing patients' anxiety. Seeking to bring talent to growing dental practice offering opportunities for professional development.
    Skills
    • Patient relations
    • Treatment planning
    • Dental charting
    • Chairside assisting
    • Model trimming competency
    • Temporary crowns specialist
    • Radiographs expertise
    • Full mouth radiographs
    • Crown adjustment to seat
    • Syringes and anesthetics knowledge
    • Dental office administration
    • Insurance billing
    • Patient education
    • Dentrix software proficiency
    • Organized file management
    • Patient intake procedures
    Work History
    11/2006 to Current
    Lead Registered Dental Assistant Dr. Hempfling DDS Wichita Falls, TX
    • Took dental radiographs, following strict patient protection rules.
    • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, including placing napkins and patient safety devices.
    • Measured and recorded vital statistics like patients blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites.
    • Made dental impressions used in diagnostics, opposing models and study casts.
    • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    • Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
    • Confirmed patient insurance benefits and checked claim statuses.
    05/2003 to 08/2006
    Lead Dental Assistant Benny F Fleming Inc Wichita Falls, TX
    • Prepared rooms for patient treatment.
    • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, including placing napkins and patient safety devices.
    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary.
    • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites.
    • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    • Took dental radiographs, following strict patient protection rules.
    • Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays (both intraoral and extraoral).
    • Made dental impressions used in diagnostics, opposing models, and study casts.
    • Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    Education
    2007
    RDA: Dental Assistant Certification
    Midwestern State University - Wichita Falls, TX