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Professional Summary

Highly accomplished, skilled, motivated, and dynamic Dental Assistant with extensive knowledge of assisting in handling clinical, laboratory, and administrative tasks. Seeks a position as a Dental Assistant/Oral Surgery Assistant to utilize my skills and proficiency in such procedures as in working with general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, oral surgery, endodontics, orthodontics, implants, periodontal surgery.

Certifications, Education, & Credentials
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville
  • Bachelors in Health Science 2015-present
  • Cerec Training-OmniCam, CAD Cam August 2016
  • CPR Certified Renewed, Jan, 31st 2018
  • Lake Sumter Community College, Leesburg, FloridaAssociates of Arts, 2008-2012
  • Dental Assisting Training ProgramExpanded Duties of Auxiliary Professional, February 29, 2008
  • Dental Assisting Training Program Dental Assistant Certification, August 2, 2007 to October 2, 2007
  • Tavares High School, Tavares, Florida High School Diploma, 2003-2007
Professional Experience
Oral Surgery Assistant
August 2018 to Current
Dr. Imray and Gesek Jacksonville, FL
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to the surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
  • Took part in surgical procedures by assisting the oral surgeon in any way that was needed. 
  • Assisted the oral surgeon by preparing the surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Consistently ensured the functioning and sterilization of equipment being used.
  • Expertly filed patients' charts and processed billing and payments.
  • Effectively screened and recommended candidates for oral/maxillofacial surgery.
  • Coordinated appointment schedules for both the dentist and oral surgeon.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
  • Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
  • Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist.
  • Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.
  • Delivered preoperative and postoperative care.
  • Assisted oral surgeon with bone grafts, dental implants, expose and bonds, lingual frenectomies, and multiple and single tooth oral surgeries.
  • Assisted in administering anesthesia and monitoring of vital signs under direction of the physician.
Dental Assisting/Oral Surgery Assistant
April 2018 to Current
Dental Temps of Northwest Florida-Kim Knapp Jacksonville, FL
  • Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
  • Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services.
  • Assisted the oral surgeon by preparing the surgical area ahead of time so that procedures could take place.
  • Wrote precise fabrication instructions and prescriptions for denturists and dental technicians.
  • Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies.
  • Gently and skillfully took and developed radiographs.
  • Provided patients with a detailed education before surgery to explain the side effects and what medications could be used to treat pain.
  • Examined teeth and gum with appropriate dental instruments, x-rays and other diagnostic equipment.
  • Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries.
  • Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay.
  • Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
Certified Dental Assistant
April 2017 to July 2018
Dr. Joseph Chiafair Jacksonville, FL
  • Assisting Dr. in permanent and temporary restorative procedures
  • Obtaining digital x-ray and CT Scans
  • Producing models, study cast, and impressions
  • Stocking,  preparing treatment rooms, setting up required instruments and tools/eqiupment
  • Taking patients blood pressure, pulse, and recording into patients charts
  • Lab and sterilization responsibilities
  • Welcomed patients upon arrival, led to the surgical area and managed procedure preparations.
Surgical Assistant
June 2016 to December 2016
Dr. Darryl Field Periodontal Office Jacksonville Beach, FL
  • Assisted in oral surgery, soft tissue grafting, LANAP Laser, crown lengthening, implant placement with same day dental implant temporaries
  •  Seating abutments and temporary crowns
  •  Taking digital x-rays, placing periodontal dressing, working with N20 sedation
  • Pre and post operative instructions, ensuring patients are comfortable during their scheduled appointments.
Dental Assistant
September 2014 to June 2016
Jax Beach Family Dental Jacksonville Beach, Fl
  • Chair side assisted in general dentistry, endodontics, oral surgery, cosmetic dentistry, implant placement, crown and bridge temporaries, and denture prosthetics
  •  Cerec experience in imaging and designing crowns with Bluecam and Omnicam
  • Digital x-rays, ortho, inventory management, Eaglesoft experience
  • Providing patients with oral health care information, chart and schedule review, and sterilization.
Dental Assistant/ Marketing Executive
December 2012 to August 2014
Smile Designs Jacksonville, FL
  • Chair side assisted in general dentistry, endodontics, digital x-rays, implant placement, polishing teeth, applying sealants, crown and bridge, denture prosthetics, restorations, and teeth whitening 
  • Providing patients with oral health care information 
  • Front desk duties, and marketing executive. 
Dental Assistant
August 2007 to August 2012
Dr. Chun Lin Leesburg, FL
  • Chair side assisting in general dentistry ,full-mouth extractions, impressions, crown and bridge, x-rays, polishing teeth, applying sealants
  •  Working with patients with procedures and future appointments, providing patients with dental health education, pediatric work, working with sterilization and operatories, working with denture prosthetics, restoration fillings, and cosmetic dentistry. 
  • Also provide help with inventory management, scheduling, setting appointments, and any other work assistance the office is in need of.
Available upon request
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Professional Summary
Stellar individual looking to bring a positive attitude, outstanding record of service and willingness to work hard to an energetic team. Passionate about serving in a warm, efficient and courteous manner while exceeding customer expectations, maintaining poise and a sense of humor in a demanding environment.
  • Engaging personality
  • Attending multiple customers
  • Clear and effective communication
  • Interpersonal skills
  • CPR Certified
  • Positive attitude
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Fast learner
  • Highly reliable
Work History
Server 04/2011 to 05/2013
Ralphs Italian Ices Nesconset, NY

  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Developed and maintained positive working relationships with others to reach business goals.
  • Demonstrated genuine hospitality while greeting and establishing rapport with guests.
  • Guided guests through menus while demonstrating thorough knowledge of the food, beverages and ingredients.
  • Provided friendly and attentive service.
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
Hostess 11/2012 to 03/2013
Ginos Of Nesconset Nesconset, NY

  • Routinely cleaned work areas, glassware and silverware throughout each shift.
  • Quickly recorded transactions in MICROS system to deliver prompt service.
  • Set dining tables according to type of event and service standards.
  • Answered telephone calls and responded to inquiries  
  • Greeted Customers
  • Energetic Work Attitude
Oral Surgery Assistant 04/2015 to 05/2017
Long Island Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, LLP Coram, NY
  • 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.
  • Administered anesthetics and desensitizing agents.
  • Provided patient education on dental hygiene and pre- and post-surgical care.
  • Prepared rooms for patient treatment.
  • Measured and recorded vital statistics like patients blood pressure, temperature, and pulse.
Waitress/Hostess ; Bartender 05/2013 to 06/2017
Miller's Ale House - Lake Grove Lake Grove, New York, United States

  • Consistently provided professional, friendly and engaging service.
  • Skillfully promoted items on beverage lists and restaurant specials.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about the restaurant's menu and products.
  • Routinely supported other areas of the restaurant as requested, including answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff.
  • Addressed diner complaints with kitchen staff and served replacement menu items promptly.
  • Inventoried and restocked items throughout day.
  • Maintained full knowledge of beverage lists and promotions.
  • Waited on multiple customers at the bar and throughout the bar area.
  • Poured drinks using standard pour according to specifications.
Bartender 12/2016 to Current
Changing Times American Sports Bar and Grille Bay Shore, NY
  • Carefully followed safety and sanitation policies handling food and beverages.
  • Closed out cash register and prepared cashier report.
  • Served each guest courteously, quickly and efficiently.
  • Upheld strict cash handling procedures.
  • Enthusiastically and appealingly described food and drink specials to guests.
  • Managed bar revenues, ensuring that all patrons were billed and all cash properly accounted for.
High School Diploma: 2012 Connetquot High School - Bohemia, NY
Associate of Arts: Liberal Arts 2015 Suffolk County Community College - Selden
Bachelor of Arts: Nutrition Current Long Island University (LIU) - Brockville
  • Continuing education in Nutrition and Sports Management 
  • Coursework includes Business Administration
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Trustworthy, Ultrasound Technician student with 14 years of providing an excellent patient care experience. Strong scanner with room for growth, always looking for ways to improve. Seeking to gain employment in a facility with a growing radiology department.

Scanning Skills:

  • Vascular 
  • OB/GYN
  • Abdomen
  • Small Parts
  • Extremities


  • Acuson Aspen
  • Acuson Sequoia 512 
  • Phillips HDI 3500 & 5500
  • GE Logiq E9
  • Ultrasonix SonicTouch
Thurman Orthodontics Bakersfield, CA Orthodontic Assistant/Back Office Supervisor 09/2011 to 12/2015 Offered quality patient care.Managed staff and assured office ran smoothly on day to day. Trained new employees on office policies and procedures. Maintained a sanitary work environment with proper sterilizing techniques. Taught staff about the latest dental research and techniques. Consistently enforced protocols regarding quality assurance, bio hazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.
Dr. Robert Osborn Oral Surgery Bakersfield, CA Oral Surgery Assistant 09/2008 to 09/2011 Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Placed supply order for facility. Managed medications and assisted Dentist during oral surgery. Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services.
Education and Training
Currently Attending: Ultrasound Technician High Desert Medical College, Bakersfield, CA
High School Diploma 2000 Highland High School, Bakersfield, CA
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Business consultant who successfully turned around three severely struggling businesses, making them manageable and viable and allowing business principles to make forward business changes.  Known for getting to the bottom of problems and doing what it takes to resolve them. Who can bring a fresh perspective to entrenched and difficult business situations. Who truly has a passion helping businesses and business owners take their business to new levels.
  • Excellent organizational  and project management skills
  • Problem solving-- seeing issues to a resolution
  • Effective leader under high stress situations and environments
  • Deadline focused
  • Self motivated--Works best with achieving outcomes no direction needed from contractor
  • Account management and resolution for Accounts Payable and Receivables
  • Highly competent in managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Passionate about business development and growth
  • Software savvy:  Quickbooks, Excel, and company specific software

Operations Clinic Manager/Mobile Oral Surgery Assistant, 05/2008 to 11/2014
Highlands Ranch Oral Surgery Center Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Assisted business owner in understanding the business he had purchased
  • General practice contract negotiations with outside vendors cost containment from previous business contracts
  • Developed external marketing campaigns
  • Managed all insurance and patient accounts receivable and collections
  • Transitioned company of a "brick and mortar" practice to a completely mobile oral surgery practice
  • Recruited general dentistry practices who benefit from mobile oral surgery services provided to general dentistry patient base
  • Negotiation of contracts between general dentistry office and mobile oral surgery practice
  • Assist surgeon in all oral surgery procedures since mobilizing practice
Operations Manager/ Accounts Receivable Manager, 06/2005 to 06/2006
Prestige Property Management Home Based Position
  • Assumed operations manager for nine homeowners associations in Denver Colorado
  • Conducted monthly homeowners meeting to educate tenants on homeowners association fund management
  • Facilitated and managed the account receivable billings for all properties
  • Facilitated collection proceedings as necessary 
Office Manager, 04/2005 to 03/2008
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center Denver, CO
  • Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable for single-surgeon practice
  • Insurance and Patient billing and collections
  • Coordinate and facilitate all expert testimony and court appearances
  • Coordination of all speaking and lecture engagements
Business Consultant/Operations Manager Contractor, 07/2003 to 02/2005
Desert Care Therapy Center Phoenix, AZ
  • Conducted company wide overall of company staff--educated owner as to why business was struggling
  • Facilitated immediate staffing changes to correct accounts receivable and payables inconsistencies 
  • Created several business outcomes for owner to make an educated decision on how to proceed with business
  • Helped owner transition out of business based on fact finding done in areas of accounting, lost revenue, and poor business location

Branch Manager/Account Excecutive, 07/2000 to 05/2003
Healthcare Financial Staffing Madison, WI
  • Launched Madison WI branch office
  • Developed client base for placement of temporary employees on temporary work assignments
  • Recruitment of medical/dental employees for placement on client jobs/projects
  • Managed offices/markets as offices became vacant from other branch managers leaving
  • Handled all day to day issues with employees across multiple markets--reward or redirect as needed to maintain client and employee parternships
Accounts Receivable Collector, 04/1999 to 06/2006
Cardiovascular Consultants Robbinsdale, MN
  • Insurance and Patient accounts receivable posting
  • Insurance and Patient account collections
Accounts Receivable Collector, 09/1997 to 03/1999
Center for Diagnostic Imaging Wayzata, MN
  • Accounts Receivable insurance collections for Indianapolis CDI clinic
  • Accounts Receivable posting to patient accounts
  • Patient Collections
Student Loan Collector, 01/1997 to 07/1997
Aman Collection Agency Aberdeen, SD
  • Accounts receivable collections of defaulted federal student loans
  • Set up repayment schedules for debtors
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, 1996
St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud MN
Work History