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Promed Staffing - Certified Dental Assistant Resume Example

Lillian Price
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Summary
Accomplished and Energetic, Certified Dental Assistant, with a solid history of achievement in Dentistry. Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization abilities.  Ten years experience and skills assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions, and with administrative duties. Certified in CPR -cardiopulmonary recitation and dental radiology, expertise in digital and manual radiography. Expertise knowledge in clinical procedures and dental and Medical Terminology. Provide exceptional customer services skills to patients and families,  making patients of all ages feel relaxed and comfortable before and during treatments. Possess exceptional skills working with handicapped and other special challenge patients
Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Critical Thinking
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Troubleshooting 
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication; written and verbally
  • Persuasion
Experience
Certified Dental Assistant 01/2012 to Present
ProMed Staffing Pinellas Park, FL
  • Prepare patients, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, and assist dentist during dental procedures.
  • Perform administrative duties, i.e., assisting office manager schedule patient appointments, and answer multiple phone lines.
  • Conduct medical patient readiness assessments, take and record vital signs.
  • Assist hygienist with periodontal charting, polishing, prophylaxis treatment, treatment planned presentation,.
  • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Record treatment information in patient records.
  • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.
  • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Pour, trim, and polish study casts.
Lead Dental Assistant 02/2009 to 10/2011
Family Dental Group Tampa, FL
  • Assisted dentist with procedures and treatments; Restorative, Cosmetics, Dental Implants, Periodontics, Endodontics and General Dentistry
  • Recorded medical history and vital signs
  • Recorded treatment information in patients' records
  • Provided oral hygiene instruction to patients Applied fluoride treatment and fissure sealant.
  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
  • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
  • Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.
  • Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions.
  • Clean and polish removable appliances.
  • Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.
  • Pour, trim, and polish study casts.
Dental Assistant 01/2007 to 01/2008
Coast Dental Services Tampa, FL
  • Performed coronal polishing; took teeth impressions, poured and trimmed model, and polished study casts.
  • Assisted with office duties, scheduled and confirmed appointments, received patients, maintained treatment records, and ordered dental supplies and materials.
  • Fabricated provisional crowns, bridges and custom trays; adjusted removable appliance, such as partials and dentures.
  • Schedule appointments,for dental services, completed financial  treatments plan and presented to patient and maintain records, manually or using computer.
  • Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, such as retainers, wires, or bands.
  • Clean and polish removable appliances.
Dental Assistant 01/2006 to 01/2007
Dental Health Group Tampa, FL
  • Assisted in management with medical and dental emergencies.
  • Monitored clinic  fast paced census  and reported to administrative staff.
  • Removed sutures, surgical bandages and periodontal dressings.
  • Fabricated suck down for bleaching trays and stints; suctioned and removed water, saliva and debris from patient's mouth, and retracted patient cheeks and tongue.
  • Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.
  • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
Surgical Technician 01/2002 to 01/2006
Emory Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Atlanta, GA
  • Conducted work compliant with office policies and procedures, medical asepsis, Occupational Safety Health Agency, and Material Safety Data Sheet guidelines Instructed patients on oral hygiene and post operative care Applied topical anesthetics to gums Monitored patients during and after sedation Assisted with surgical procedures and facial reconstructive surgeries.
  • Prepare patients for surgery, including positioning patients on the operating table and covering them with sterile surgical drapes to prevent exposure.
  • Hand instruments and supplies to surgeons and surgeons' assistants, hold retractors and cut sutures, and perform other tasks as directed by surgeon during operation.
  • Maintain a proper sterile field during surgical procedures.
  • Clean and restock operating room, gathering and placing equipment and supplies and arranging instruments according to instructions, such as a preference card.
  • Observe patients' vital signs to assess physical condition.
  • Clean and restock operating room, gathering and placing equipment and supplies and arranging instruments according to instructions, such as a preference card.
Education
High School Diploma: Computer Training Course Sep 2014 The Centre for Women - Tampa, fl
Certified Nursing Assistant/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Excel Prepatory, Tampa, FL Certified Echocardiogram Technician: Excel International Medical/Dental School - Conyers, GA
Certified Radiographic Safety and Technique, Metro Dental: Monroe Community College - Decatur Rochester, GA NY
Certified Dental Assistant: Continental Health and Career Institute - Rochester, NY
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Previous Companies:

  • ProMed Staffing
  • Family Dental Group
  • Coast Dental Services

Previous Job Positions:

  • Certified Dental Assistant
  • Lead Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Surgical Technician

Schools:

  • The Centre for Women
  • Excel International Medical/Dental School
  • Monroe Community College
  • Continental Health and Career Institute

Level of Education:

  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Nursing Assistant/Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Excel Prepatory, Tampa, FL\nCertified Echocardiogram Technician
  • Certified Radiographic Safety and Technique, Metro Dental
  • Certified Dental Assistant

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