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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