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Summary
Entry Level Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions with great customer service skill and attention to detail. Flexible and hardworking with the drive to succeed.
Skills

 

  • CPR
  • Infection Control (ICE)
  • Sealants (SE)
  • Dental assisting talent 
  • Microsoft Word Office
  • Temporary Crowns and Bridges
  • Topical Anesthetic application 


  • Dental equipment maintenance
  • Fluoride application
  • OSHA Certification
  • Dentrix
  • Coronal polishing ability
  • Handpiece care proficiency
 
Experience
Dental Quest, Dr. Noel Rodriguez Barroso, Jr., DDS | Miami, FL Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Externship 07/2017 - 09/2017
  • 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.
  • Prepared patients for treatments and procedures
  • Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazard, infection control, charting and emergencies.
  • Consistently ensured the functioning and sterilization of equipment being used. 
  • Recorded Dental Treatments of patients in the Dentrix program as Doctor dictated.
  • Prepared Temporary crowns and bridges 
  • Assisted in Billing Department
NEW HOPE CHURCH | Lorton, VA Head Custodian 04/2011 - 01/2015
  • Maintained the front desk and reception area in a neat and organized fashion.
  • Planned meetings and prepared conference rooms.
  • Maintained an up-to-date department organizational chart.
  • Maintained and reserved the executive conference room calendar. 
  • Managed daily office operations and maintenance of equipment. 
    Education
    The Praxis Institute | | Miami, FL, USA Vocational Program in Dental Assistant with Expanded Functions 2017
    Medtech Institute | | Fall Church, VA, USA ESL Adult Education in English 2014
    Colegio San Jose | | Santa Cruz, Bolivia, SA High School Diploma in High School 2005
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    Professional Summary

    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and general administrative duties.
    Work History
    Receptionist/Dental Assistant 10/2017 to Current
    Alaska Endodontic Specialists Anchorage, AK

    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and endodontic procedures.
    • Confirmed patient insurance benefits and checked claim statuses.
    • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
    • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    • Regularly solicited patient feedback to improve customer comfort and satisfaction.
    • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant 04/2015 to 06/2017
    Schaible Dental Group St. Louis, Missouri
    • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
    • Capably performed front office duties such as paying bills and ordering supplies.
    • 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.
    • Correctly mixed compounds for cleaning or filling teeth.
    • Completed patient paperwork and scanned into Dentrix system.
    • Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites.
    • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    • Confirmed patient insurance benefits and checked claim statuses.
    • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
    • Designed appropriate treatment plans.
    • Routinely take digital x-rays including full mouth series, panoramic and bitewings.
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant 04/2013 to 04/2015
    Plaza Dental St. Louis, Missouri
    • Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays (both intraoral and extraoral).
    • Displayed expert use of Dentrix computer scheduling program to manage patient appointments.
    • Administered appropriate amounts of topical and local anesthetics and nitrous oxide.
    • Regularly attended dental society and treatment team meetings and in-service trainings to continuously learn about best practices.
    Skills
    • Temporary crowns specialist
    • Gentle patient care
    • Proper telephone etiquette
    • CTP/ICD-9 and dental coding
    • Certified in First Aid
    • Proficient in filing insurance claims and collection accounts
    • Excellent computer skills
    • Team orientated
    • Highly dependable
    • Easy going
    • Hard working
    • Fast Learner
    • Customer service-oriented
    Education
    Associate of Science: 2009 Lewis and Clark Community College - Godfrey, Illinois
    • Coursework includes: Speech and Communication, Sociology and Psychology
    Dental Assistant: 2011 Advanced Dental Careers - Swansea, Illinois
    • Coursework in Dental Assisting
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    Professional Summary
    Dental Therpy Assistant with 30 years experience. Areas of expertise include. Assisting Dentist in all Phases of Dental procedures. Taking blood pressures, exam patients for x-rays, fillings, crowns, partial. I was team leader for all new military soldiers in their training program.
    Skills
    • Team leadership
    I worked for the Dept. of the ARMY and VA hospital in the field of Dental Therpy Assistant. I assisted the Dentist in all phases of Dental procedures. Fillings, Extraction, Dental Implants. I was team leader for training the military in dental procedures also. I am retired after working 30 years with the military.
    Work History
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Mar 1975 - Jun 2011
    Depft. of the Army and VA Ft. Stewart, GA
    • Obtained documents, clearances, certificates and approvals from local, state and federal agencies.
    • Supported Chief Operating Officer with daily operational functions
    Education
    Associate of Arts: Dental Assistant 1970
    Atlanta Area Tech Atlanta
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    Professional Summary
    SOFTWARE TRAINER with Six years varied experience as a classroom trainer and providing desktop support to end-users. Willing to travel and relocate. •Knowledge of adult learning principles • Quick aptitude to learning new software • Creates an interactive, fun and pleasant learning experience for end-users • Excellent interpersonal skills, with strong verbal and written abilities • Relates well to all levels of professionals • Work well as a team member as well as independently • Experience with developing training materials SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS: EMR TRAINER. HOSPITAL MICROSOFT OFFICE TRAINER Delivered Instructor-Led training on all levels of Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Crystal Reports . to all levels of hospital staff . Provided desktop, phone and email support.
    Skills
    • Insurance billing
    • Electronic charting
    • Team collaboration
    • Strong manual dexterity
    • Dental radiography
    • Patient intake procedures
    • Patient relations
    • Dental office administration
    Work History
    Software Analyst, 01/2011 to 09/2014
    WakeMed Raleigh Campus Raleigh, NC
    • Devised tracking software with modules for inventory monitoring, customer relationship management, staff administration and the generation of reports.
    • Performed all testing and troubleshooting methods and documented resolutions in the system.
    • Collaborated with team members to create applications system analysis based upon client requirements.
    • Worked closely with other departmental peers to develop high availability solutions for mission-critical applications.
    • Supervised a team of 6 employees on a project for a clients quality management system.
    Electronic Medical Record Specialist, 12/2014 to 02/2017
    REX Hospital: Emergency Room Raleigh, NC
    • Actively maintained current working knowledge of CPT and ICD-9 coding principles, government regulation, protocols and third party requirements regarding billing.
    • Prepared billing correspondence and maintained database to organize billing information.
    • Correctly coded and billed medical claims for various hospital and nursing facilities.
    • Thoroughly researched newly identified diagnoses and/or medical procedures to expand skills and knowledge.
    • Assisted in the maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record (filing, Op Reports, test results, home care forms).
    • Maintained updated knowledge of coding requirements, through continuing education and certification renewal.
    • Entered orders into the EMR system efficiently and without errors.
    • Managed and updated donor information in databases.
    • Performed qualitative analysis of records to ensure accuracy, internal consistency and correlation of recorded data.
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, 01/2009 to 09/2010
    Greater Philadelphia Health Action Philadelphia, PA
    • 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.
    • Prepared and positioned patients for procedures, including placing napkins and patient safety devices.
    • Administered anesthetics and desensitizing agents.
    • Provided patient education on dental hygiene and pre- and post-surgical care.
    • Helped dentists restore teeth using permanent or temporary fillings.
    • Measured and recorded vital statistics like patients blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
    Education
    Associate of Applied Science: Dental Hygiene, 2011
    Community College of Philadelphia - Northwest Regional Center - Philadelphia, PA
    • Registered Dental Assistant in State of  Pennsylvania
    Certifications
    • Radiology Certification.                                                                                                    C.P.R Certification
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    Summary
    Energetic, highly motivated, fast learning chair side assistant seeking a position in a private dental practice, where I can expand my knowledge, skills and broaden my natural abilities.  Eager to become a valuable asset to a practice. 
    Highlights
    • Microsoft Office proficiency
    • Results-oriented
    • Confident and friendly communicator
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Efficient and able to manage time to complete tasks
    Experience
    VISITING NURSES ASSOCIATION STUART, FL Practice Manager/Visiting Physicians of the Treasure Coast 09/2016 to 07/2017
    • Responsible for answering phones, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, calling in prescriptions, organizing and sending referrals to home health agencies and specialty doctors and medical equipment companies.
    •  Ensured that all the billing was coordinated and processed for approval.



    Anderson Dental Royal Palm Beach, FL Expanded Functions Dental Assistant 08/2015 to 09/2016
    •  Experience in taking impressions, fabricating temporaries, taking digital X-rays, and scanning and designing Cerec crowns.
    •  Assisted in specialized dental procedures, such as oral surgery, endodontic, prosthodontics, implants, and restorative procedures. 
    • Managed the receptionist area, including greeting patients and responding to telephone and in-person requests for information.
    • Expertly filed patients' charts and processed billing and payments.
    Rinaldi's Subs Stuart, FL Deli Counter Clerk 01/2012 to 03/2015
    Greeted customers in the restaurant, accepted and placed orders, handled payment and thanked customers. 
    Assisted management with monthly inventory control and weekly stock ordering.
    Handled the delivery of orders to customer's places of work/residences.
    Pinch A Penny Pool & Spa Palm City, FL Retail Customer Service 11/2010 to 11/2012
    Processed an average of 100 transactions each day in a timely manner. 
    Answered customers' questions and addressed problems and complaints in person and via phone. 
    Opened and closed the store, which included counting cash drawers and making bank deposits. 
    Balanced the needs of multiple customers simultaneously in a fast-paced retail environment. 
    Processed all sales transactions accurately and in a timely fashion.
    BONNIE BLUE HOUSE Bainbridge, GA Server Manager 08/2017 to Current
    • Manage an efficient, friendly and effective crew of eleven.
    • Coordinate and prepare weekly schedule for servers.
    • Complete opening and closing checklists according to set standards.
    • Offer exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.
    • Assist other areas of the restaurant as necessary, such as set up, cleanup, prep work.
    • Accurately calculate charges, issue bills and collect payment for meals.


    Education
    Associate of Arts 2017 Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL, USA
    Pursuing Bachelor of Science/Health Care Administration
    Anticipated graduation - June 2019
    Dental Assisting Dental Assisting Academy of the Palm Beaches, West Palm Beach, FL, USA
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant certification
    Radiology certification
    CPR 
    Curriculum and credentials have been approved by the Florida Department of Health and by the Board of Dentistry.
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    Professional Summary

    Dental professional with vast knowledge of clinical procedures and medical and dental terminology. Periodontics, Endodontics and Cosmetic Dentistry expert.

    Licenses

    Licensed as an Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, X-Ray certification,nitrous oxide monitoring, sealant placement certification

    Skill Highlights

    Experience facilitating patients in treatment plans and consultations Experience assisting patients in making financial arrangements Proficient with Softdent, and Eagle soft software Experience with Trophy and Dexis Digital X-ray Systems

    Professional Experience
    Expanded Functions Dental Assistant 03/2010 to Current Hintz and Oakley Family Dentistry Cookeville, TN

    Proficiently preform all duties of a Dental Assistant, place and finish fillings,both amalgam and composite, Expertly walk patients through a complete dental experience, an help them say YES to what is possible for their dental future.

    Dental Assistant 08/2009 to 03/2010 Hayes Family Dentistry Cookeville, TN

    Assisting with all chair side procedures, assisting with sedation and sedated patients, responsible for the control and distribution of all sedation medications throughout treatment operatories, responsible for ordering and recording of all sedation medications used throughout the practice.

    06/2008 to 07/2009 Associated Oral Surgeons Lewisburg, PA

    Assisted in all Surgical procedures, and sedations, maintained airway during sedation helped start IV's , went over all pre op and post op information with patients, removed IV"s and discharged patients

    12/2004 to 06/2008 Halifax Center for Holistic and Cosmetic Dentistry Halifax, PA

    Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.

    Education and Training
    2011 Graduate: EFDA 2011 Maharry college of Dentistry Nashville, TN

    Completed Course study for Expanded Functions

    1998 Graduate: College Preparatory 1998 East Juniata School Cocolamus, PA, Union
    2007 Graduate: EFDA Keystone Technical Institute Harrisburg, PA