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Experience
12/2014 to 11/2015
DENTAL ASSISTANT Shelton Dental Shelton, CT
  • Assist Dentist with such procedures including root canals, teeth cleanings, and x-ray Complete Front Desk tasks such as scheduling appointments, greeting patients, file patient's history charts, and fax Sterilize instruments and materials before and after each usage Set up and break down operatory room.
04/2014 to 08/2014
Dental Assistant CT Dental Associates Dr. Michael Wiener, DDS West Haven, CT
  • Infection control Sterilization Assisted Dr in Oral Surgery Procedures.
02/2014 to 04/2014
Dental Assistant Family Dental Bridgeport, CT
  • Infection control Sterilization Assist Dr in General Dental procedures.
12/2013 to 01/2014
Dental Assistant Extern Dr. Dental Derby, CT
  • Infection control and chairside X-ray.
10/2013 to 12/2013
Dental Assistant Extern Family Dental Group Bridgeport, CT
  • Assist Dentist with such procedures including root canals, teeth cleanings, and x-ray Complete Front Desk tasks such as scheduling appointments, greeting patients, file patients history charts Sterilize instruments and materials before and after each usage Set up and break down operatory room.
Education and Training
January 2014
Porter and Chester Institute Stratford, CT Dental Assistant Program Course Outline Chairside Assisting: Four handed dentistry, patient preparation, assisting with all procedures Dental Material: Preparation and mixing of all cements and alginate, pouring models, trimming models, fabrication of bleaching trays Infection Control: Sterilization of all instruments and maintenance of all equipment Radiology: Exposing, developing and mounting of radiographs Oral Hygiene Education: Brushing and flossing techniques
Skills
scheduling appointments, charts, Oral, Dental Assistant, Assist Dentist, dentistry, fax, Infection Control, materials, Oral Hygiene, patient preparation, Radiology, Surgery, radiographs, X-ray
Activities and Honors
CPR/ American Heart Association- Certified and American Dental Assisting Association- Active Member
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Professional Summary

Self-motivated with exceptional communication and computer capabilities. I work well with others, and am a good team player. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements.

Skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Quick learner
  • CPR certification
  • Dental anatomy
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Dental charting
  • 4-handed dentistry
  • X-ray
  • Impressions
  • Rubber Dam Placement
  • Hygiene Instructions
  • Customer service
  • Organization
Work History
11/2018 to Current
Teacher Ready Set Grow Daycare Inc. Moss bluff , LA
  • Enhanced student learning by optimizing wide range of instructional approaches and innovative classroom activities.
  • Reviewed curriculum and devised alternate approaches to presenting lessons to increase student understanding.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Supported student teachers by mentoring on classroom management, lesson planning and activity organization.
10/2018 to 11/2018
Dental Assistant Robinson Dental Group Lake Charles, LA
  • Completed tooth impressions to support creation of accurate dental work to correct problems such as missing teeth.
  • Administered desensitizing agents by applying numbing gel to prepare patients for anesthetic injections.
  • Took dental images following strict patient protection rules by mentioning risks during pregnancy, and applying lead aprons.
08/2018 to 10/2018
Waitress Joes pizza and pasta Sulphur, LA
  • Kept server areas clean and stocked during service hours to increase efficiency while serving tables.
  • Shared knowledge of menu items and flavors, enabling customers to make personal decisions based on taste and interest.
07/2016 to 08/2018
Cashier/ Customer Service Once Upon A Child Lake Charles, LA
  • Answered calls per day by addressing customer inquiries, solving problems and providing new product information.
  • Greeted customers entering the store to ascertain what each customer wanted or needed.
  • Politely assisted customers in person and via telephone.
  • Answered product questions with up-to-date knowledge of sales and store promotions.
  • Counted cash in register drawer at beginning and end of shift.
  • Reviewed and resolved differences between accounting information and cash drawer.
  • Restocked, arranged and organized merchandise in front lanes to drive product sales.
  • Helped customers complete purchases, locate items and join reward programs to promote loyalty, satisfaction and sales numbers.
Education
High School Diploma Sam Houston High School - Lake Charles, LA
09/2017
Certification
Academy of Acadiana - Lake Charles, LA
Certifications
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Professional Summary
Patient and empathetic Dental Assistant experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and general office management.
Skills
  • Dental materials knowledge
  • Sterilization techniques familiarity
  • Model trimming competency
  • Gentle patient care
  • Superior customer service
  • Patient education
  • Plaque control instruction
  • Proper telephone etiquette
Work History
Research Assistant Professor Lance Davis - Brigham Young University 08/2016 - 12/2016
  • Organize information from medical records into a computerized database
  • Analyze trends in the data and provide answers to research questions
  • Worked as a team member to complete the research in a timely manner
Food Prep, Cooking Assistant Brigham Young University Dining Services - Provo, UT 01/2017 - 04/2017
  • Communicated with other kitchen team members to ensure food was prepared on time and correctly Followed all safety and sanitation policies when handling food and beverage to uphold proper health standards
  • Maintained kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition
Crew Member Chipotle Mexican Grill - Orem, UT 04/2017 - Current
  • Inspected and cleaned food preparation areas to ensure safe and sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Greeted customers entering the store in a friendly manner, and quickly determined what each customer wanted or needed.
  • Portioned, arranged, and garnished food, and served food to patrons.
  • Built long-term customer relationships and advised customers on purchases and promotions.
  • Ensured superior customer experience by addressing customer concerns, demonstrating empathy and resolving problems on the spot.
Shadowing A Dental Assistant So and So dental - Orem, Utah 08/2017 - Current
  • 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.
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
  • Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
  • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
  • Maintained proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
Education
High School Diploma Brigham Young University - Provo, UT Current
  • Recipient of Presidential Scholarship
  • Continuing education in Dental Hygiene
  • Coursework includes: Speech and Communication, Sociology and Psychology
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Summary

Professional Dental Hygienist with 5 years of experience in all areas of dental hygiene care. Proactive in completing prophylaxis services and oral disease treatment. Accomplished at educating patients on oral hygiene with focus on disease prevention.

Skills
  • Fluoride application
  • Routine prophylaxis
  • Patient education
  • Digital and manual bite wing and periapical radiographs
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Polishing/ Stain removal
  • Dental health promotion
  • Scaling and Root planning
  • Full mouth periodontal charting
  • Restorative dentistry
  • Chairside assisting
  • Dental impressions
  • Zoom whitening
  • Dental disease treatment
  • Proper infection control
  • Eaglesoft software
  • Sealant placement
  • Dentrix software
  • Phosphor plate radiography
  • Four handed dentistry
  • Stain removal
Experience
Capstone Kids Pediatric Dentistry Northport, AL Registered Dental Hygienist 06/2019 to Current
  • Routine prophylaxis
  • Applied flourish varnish
  • Applied SDF
  • Took impressions
  • Took radiographs on Dexis software
  • Assisted Dr. in OR cases
  • Demonstrated proper home care and thoroughly discussed any concerns parents had with their child's teeth
  • Sealant placement
Cahaba Heights Pediatric Dentistry Vestavia , AL Registered Dental Hygienist 08/2018 to 07/2019
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs
  • Managed dental records and entered information using Eaglesoft and Dentrix software to keep important patient information on file
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products
  • Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations
  • Coordinated with Children's Hospital of Alabama and patients parents to schedule general anesthesia appointments
  • Preformed routine prophylaxis
Cornerstone Dental Helena , AL Dental Hygiene Student 06/2017 to 08/2018
  • Cared for patients using advanced tooth cleaning methods
  • Managed dental records and entered information using Eaglesoft to keep important patient information on file
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review
  • Provided chairside assistance to the Doctor during emergency situations and trauma
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories
  • Manually and visually examined gums to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer
  • Preformed Scaling and root planing
  • Full mouth periodontal charting
Cornerstone Dental Helena, AL Dental Assistant 06/2015 to 06/2017
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms.
  • Obtained dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods.
  • Passed instruments, suctioned fluids and mixed materials for impressions.
  • Produced opposing models, study casts, and impressions.
  • Assisted Dentist in permanent and temporary restorative procedures.
  • Assisted Dentist in root canal and pulpotomy therapies.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms, setting up required instruments, tools, and equipment.
  • Properly sterilized and packaged instruments and cotton products.
  • Took patients' blood pressure, pulse, and temperature and recorded measurements in patients' charts.
  • Rendered routine prophylaxis and fluoride treatments under temporary license given by the ADHP program
  • Processed monthly supply order
  • Protected patients by sterilizing instruments and equipment between every consultation
Education and Training
RDH: Dental Hygiene 2018 The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Birmingham, AL, United States

I attended the Alabama Dental Hygiene Program (ADHP) From 2017-2018 while fully employed as a dental assistant. I also cleaned a full hygiene column during my time in the program.