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Brunk And Laster Orthodontics - Certified Orthodontic Assistant Resume Example

Lucas Martin
XXX XXXX XXXXXX XX, Knightdale, NC 27545
Professional Summary
Friendly and compassionate Certified Orthodontic Assistant with over 29 years of experience in the Dental/Orthodontic field.  Excellent skills in placing and removing arch wires, fitting bands, and taking impressions, as well as communication and time management. Reliable, punctual, and dedicated to efficient, first-rate patient care.

teaching/training new employees remembering important details

communication patient education

coordination organization


Certified Orthodontic Assistant Feb 1999Jun 2014 Brunk and Laster Orthodontics Raleigh, NC

Duties include or have included but not limited to:

    * taking Patient information

    * greet and seat patients

    * check patients in ie: check for loose appliances

    * check Oral Hygiene, go over OH as needed

    *prepare for bonding/bracketing

    * remove/place arch wires

    * prepare for re-cementation of loose/broken appls

    *cement appliances ie: MARA's, RPE's, Snodgrass,  

    *removal of appliances and braces

    *impressions for study models, rets, appliances, etc.

    *scan for appliances/study models with Itero Scanner

    *charting: entering notes into Patient charts          

    * taking x-rays: panorex and cephalometric

    *taking diagnostic photographs

    *New Patient Coordinator (fill in occasionally)

    *pour impressions for retainers, study models,  appliances

    * Lab Supervisor: pour imps, make Essix rets, trim/define study models, oversee all outside Lab correspondence, order Lab supplies, train new lab techs

     *order bands/brackets,  assist in ordering all other supplies

    * sterilization: monitored spore test strips, sterilize all instruments

     *OSHA & SPICE coordinator


Orthodontic Assistant Jul 1990Jan 1999 Horwitz,Pannkuk,Parrish&Scneider Raleigh, NC
  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
  • Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
  • Record treatment information in patient records.
  • Provide postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
  • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
  • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.
  • Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions.
  • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Pour, trim, and polish study casts.
  • Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, such as retainers, wires, or bands.
  • Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.
Diploma : Dental Assisting Jul 1985 Wayne Community College Goldsboro, NC
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Previous Companies:

  • Brunk and Laster Orthodontics
  • Horwitz
  • Pannkuk

Previous Job Positions:

  • Certified Orthodontic Assistant
  • Orthodontic Assistant


  • Wayne Community College

Level of Education:

  • Diploma

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