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Summary
Hardworking,detail-oriented, energetic and positive Orthodontist Assistant in Training with background as a Hygiene Assistant and Denture Lab Tech looking to join a growing Dental or Orthodontics team. 
Skills
  • Take Impressions
  • Proficient intraoral/facial photos
  • Sterilize Instruments
  • Dental Radiology Certification
  • Itero experience 
  • Edge Software experience
  • Invisalign 
Experience
Orthodontist Assistant (on the job training)
Northampton, MA
Rigali & Walder Orthodontics: Rigali Linda E DDS/ Oct 2017 to May 2018
My multi-faceted job included explaining and performing procedures to the patient. I helped in daily setup in the sterilization room, office and the workstations. I assisted in many different procedures including Invisalign bandings, regular Invisalign appointments as well as adjustments, Bracketing traditional braces, insertion of retainers/Vivera.
I received both my Dental Radiology Certification and my CPR Certification.
Hygiene Assistant/Training to be a Surgical Assistant
DeLand, FL
Ferris Robert T DDS/ Sep 2001 to Aug 2004
 My job entailed polishing patients' teeth, generate and process x-rays and place them in film holder. I sterilized and bagged all instruments, discussed pre/post op instructions with patients, monitored patients while on N2O, cleaned, sanitized, and prepared hygiene rooms for the next patient. 
Hygiene Assistant
Englewood, Fl
Dr Gelder, Forester, and Davis/ Jul 1999 to Aug 2001 I worked directly under a hygienist during oral examinations/charting of teeth. I assisted chair-side for procedures. I sterilized and bagged all instruments, dentures, and partials. I sanitized and cleaned hygiene rooms in preparation for the next patients. I learned to develop and place x-rays in film holder. 
Denture Lab Tech
Englewood, Fl
Advanced Dental Care / May 1998 to Jun 1999 I assisted in the process of making dentures, partials, retainers, and crowns. I maintained and cleaned the dental lab at the end of the day and also on weekends. I answered phones at the reception area when needed and also pulled and filed charts. 
Education and Training
High School Diploma Lemon Bay High School 1196 Englewood, FL, United States
I received my Dental Radiology and also CPR Certification 2018

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Professional Summary
Orthodontic assistant experienced in direct patient care,maintaining bracket & wire changes, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records.
Skills
  • Dental Radiography certificate
  • Orthodontic digital x-rays 
  • Certified in First Aid
  • CPR certification
  • Adult and child tooth charting
  • Patient education
  • Expert in lythos scanning
  • Accomplished in bonding
  • proficient with insignia 
  • Patient oral care
  • provide bracket and wire maintenance
  • Team player 
  • MS Windows proficient
  • Quick learner
  • Strong patient relations
  • Customer service Certified
  • Adept multi-tasker
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Resourceful and reliable worker
  • Patient chart Reading
  • Excellent problem solver
  • Professional chair side manner
  • Customer service-oriented
Work History
09/2013 to Current
Orthodontist Assistant Dr.Alan Bagden & Marie Coffelt Springfield, VA
  • Only member in the office trained to take Lytho scans
  • Take Panoramic and Ceph X-Rays
  • Take Impressions and processed Insignia cases
  • Processes all outside Lab work (Check in, Send out ect.)
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Successfully assist the Dr.s by performing four-handed orthodontic procedures and other chair-side duties.
  • Accurately record treatment information in patient records.
  • Alert other staff when patients arrived and prepared records for Dr's review.
  • Assist Dr's in management of orthodontic emergencies when necessary.
  • Work closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
  • Diligently clean instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
  • Maintain proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
  • Sharpened and sterilized dental instruments.
  • Take impressions for retainers and appliances.
  • Make Invisible retainers in office 
  • Instruct patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Educate patients and parents of oral hygiene 
  • Counseled patients about proper nutrition and Home care instructions
  • Skillfully used hand instruments, and prophy hand pieces to remove hard deposits and stains from teeth.
Education
Fall 2012
General studies:
Ferrum college - Alexandria, VA
2013
E.M.S: Emergency Medical service course
Northern Virginia Community - Alexandria, VA
2012
High School Diploma:
T.C Williams Highschool - Alexandria, VA
  • Recipient of Alexandria Scholarship fund of Alexandria
  • Student government president 3 years in a row
  • Emphasis in D.E.C.A and marketing
Accomplishments

  • Trained in Lthyos scanning
  • Dental radiology certification
  • CPR and First Aid certified as a health care provider
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Professional Summary

Compassionate dental Assistant  well-versed in four-handed chair side dentistry, routine restorations and intra-oral techniques.

Can place fillings with composite material

Certified in coronal polishing 

I am a people person, quick learner and team player

 Love to make sure patient is comfortable and at ease.

Skills
  • Dental materials knowledge
  • Sterilization techniques familiarity
  • Dental Radiography certificate
  • Syringes and anesthetics knowledge
  • Model trimming competency
  • Gentle patient care
  • Ligation and removal expert
  • Orthodontic digital x-rays
  • Instrumentation familiarity
  • Coronal Polish (CP)
  • Endo, ortho and oral surgery
  • Temporary crown and bridge fabrication
  • Adult tooth charting
  • Radiographs expertise
  • Full mouth radiographs
  • Adept at inserting cosmetic fillings
  • Root canal therapy
Work History
Expandef Dental Assistant , 03/2015 to Current
White and White Dentistry Reidland, KY
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Designed a dental report card that explained patients' dental health status and treatment plans.
  • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
        
hygiene assistant /dental Assistant , 04/2012 to 03/2014
Bohle Family Dentistry Paducah KY
  • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in the absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Treated exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber and root canals.
  • Designed and fitted prosthodontic appliances, including bridges, space maintainers and dentures.
  • Routinely performed oral examinations, restorations, extractions, prophylactic and other dental work.
Orthodontist Assistant , 09/2009 to 09/2011
Rice Orthodontist Paducah, KY

    • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
    • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
    • Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays (both intraoral and extraoral).
                   
Orthodontist Assistant , 01/1996 to 09/2006
Dr James Woods Orthodontist Paducah, KY
  • Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
  • Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
  • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays (both intraoral and extraoral).
Education
High School Diploma: 1990
Ballard county school - Lacenter KY
college credits: from 1
West Kentucky Career and Techinal School - Paducah, KY
Completed Dental Assistant course: Dental instruments, xray certified, chairside assisting, completed class in 1995
Bohle Family Dentistry School - Paducah KY
certified coronal polishing : coronal polishing , 2013 received certificate
Lexington University - Lexington, KY