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Skillful Dental Assistant resume

Chasity Rosas
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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Job-winning Dental Assistant resume

Ali B. Alsaraj
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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    Experienced Dental Assistant resume

    Latachia Parker
    Summary

    Courteous  and accomplished company ambassador who builds lasting client relationships by supplying consistent and friendly service. To At-Risk clients and help them to strive toward a positive future.

    Highlights
    • Punctual and reliable
    • Responsible driver
    • Perfect attendance record
    • Time management skills
    • Courteous and polite demeanor
    • Dependable and reliable  
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
    • Parent-child conflict specialist
    • Regulatory advanced directives knowledge
    • Exemplary people management skills
    • Compliance and regulations
    • Safety protocols
    • Alternative Discipline Techniques
    • Family and children's programs knowledge
    Objective

    As a Youth worker I would work with young people aged 13-19, encouraging them, providing them with support and helping them to achieve their potential. The primary focus of youth work is on the personal, social, cultural and educational development of young people in the US

    Experience
    04/2017 - Current Delivery Driver Fed-Ex | Boston, MA
    • Satisfied recordkeeping demands with accurate invoicing, shipping paperwork coordination and daily logs outlining field activities.
    • Communicated frequently with dispatch to relay route changes and delays impacting customer delivery timetables.
    • Maintained solid connections with established customers to promote new products.
    • Contacted customers prior to delivery to coordinate delivery times.
    • Collected and tracked customer payments to meet financial demands.
    • Delivered rush merchandise on tight schedules to meet customer targets.
    • Obtained signatures needed to complete and process all paperwork in a timely manner.
    09/2015 - 03/2017 Bus Monitor Town of Wellesley | Wellesley, MA
    • Maintained strong proficiency in CPR, First Aid and rescue techniques to provide optimal support to individuals in distress.
    • Updated logs detailing weather conditions, treatments provided and incident information to keep management informed of activities.
    • Monitored behaviors for safety violations and took steps to prevent further violations.
    • Contacted emergency personnel and provided aid while waiting for further assistance.
    • Helped drivers monitor and manage student actions to maintain bus safety.
    • Provided immediate and level-headed response to medical and other emergencies.
    • Conducted emergency bus evacuations using main and emergency doors.
    • Worked alongside students, parents and school personnel to provide all riders with safe and enjoyable experiences.
    06/2014 - 06/2016 Driver New England Auto Delivery | Boston, MA
    • Maintained safe driving habits to protect property and general public on roadways.
    • Updated logs with timely and accurate information meet internal requirements and DOT recordkeeping demands.
    • Completed efficient transfers at hubs and final destinations to keep routes on schedule.
    • Planned efficient routes and adjusted strategies based on current weather and traffic information.
    • Completed daily logs and issued papers to customers.
    • Worked with dispatch to update routes and inform customers of delays.
    • Established relationships with agency representatives to complete towing jobs efficiently and according to procedures.
    07/2011 - 07/2014 Dental Assistant Watkin and Osorio | Boston, MA
    • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
    • Took patients' blood pressure, pulse and temperature to record in patients' charts.
    • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
    • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
    • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
    • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation.
    • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
    • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
    01/2009 - 06/2011 Dental Assistant Boston Medical Center HealthNet Plan | Boston, MA
    • Maintained master calendar and scheduled new appointments based on provider availability.
    • Maintained dental lab equipment by sanitizing surfaces and organizing tools, instruments and  equipment.
    • Applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth, protecting enamel and preventing cavities.
    • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
    • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environment to optimize patient comfort, safety and satisfaction.
    • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
    • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
    11/2007 - 04/2008 Direct Care Worker Spectrum | Boston, MA
    • Worked with supervisory medical staff to review cases and improve care.
    • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
    • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
    • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
    • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each client to facilitate best care and assistance possible.
    • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
    • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
    09/2001 - 06/2003 Paraprofessional Educator McKinely Vocational High School | Boston, MA
    • Cleaned and organized classrooms for maximum efficiency.
    • Prepared various types of classroom materials to support teacher plans.
    • Supervised students and maintained security throughout school buildings and on field trips.
    • Evaluated academic performance on homework, tests and special projects to determine accurate grades.
    • Promoted student learning by providing individualized and small group support to reinforce classroom topics.
    • Conducted special assessments and tutoring sessions to support individual student needs.
    • Modeled and taught basic and advanced social skills, conflict management techniques and study approaches to students.
    • Illustrated an in-depth understanding of evidence-based techniques used to foster academic progress, social inclusion and critical thinking.
    01/1999 - 08/2001 Direct Care Worker Hillside Shelter Care | Boston, MA
    • Worked with supervisory  staff to review cases and improve care.
    • Maintained clean and well-organized environment to promote client happiness and safety.
    • Helped clients maintain daily living standards by assisting with personal hygiene needs.
    • Worked to improve patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
    • Transported clients to locations such as medical appointments and group meetings to maintain social connections and meet medical needs.
    • Developed strong and trusting rapport with each client to facilitate best care and assistance possible.
    • Monitored clients' progress to report necessary changes.
    • Completed general housekeeping work to help clients, including preparing healthy meals and keeping personal areas neat.
    Education
    2011 Dental Asstisting Kaplan Dental Assisting School | | Boston, MA, USA Coursework in Dental Hygiene Graduated Summa Cum Laude
    High School Diploma: High School Youth Build Boston | | Boston, MA, USA
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