Dental Assistant Resume Examples

dental assistant

  • Greating the patients and setting up to start treatment
  • Assisting the dentist chair side whilst making sure the patient was comfortable while treatment was being conducted
  • Cleaning, set up and re stocking of surgeries 
  • processing of x rays manually until automatic system was put into place
  • Documentation ie Charting and patient information was correct using titanium
  • Stock room was clean and new stock was marked off and rotated correctly with the current.
  • Reprocessing of instruments in a shared role, testing of sterilization equipment daily and other house keeping duties to make sure the steri room was kept running smoothly at all times during our shift.

dental assistant

  • Assisted in providing all aspects of dental care including all routine laboratory functions
  • Assisted front desk with scheduling when necessary
  • Provided customer service daily including monthly on call rotation
  • CPR certified
  • Helped with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments

dental assistant/receptionist

  • Provide clinical services or health education to improve and maintain the oral health of patients or the general public.
  • 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.
  • Apply protective coating of fluoride to teeth.

dental assistant

  • Providing patient care
  • Assisting the dentist during procedures by handing them instruments
  • Taking and processing of X rays upon dentist’s instruction
  • Scheduling of appointments
  • Record keeping of patients’ treatments 

dental assistant

  • Efficiently manage patient care, office and laboratory duties. Also responsible for stocking up and ordering Dental inventory.
  • Expose and process dental X-Rays using the nomad and scanex. Pour impressions and trim models. Assist with extractions, impactions, fillings, stainless steel and zirconia crowns. Build a loyal patient following, was frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental assistant.
  • Able to assist during IV sedation cases and also laser treatments such as gingivectomy and biopsies.
  • Maintain a very clean, sterile and positive environment optimizing patient comfort and safety. 

dental assistant

  • Take digital scans, digital X-rays and photographs before, during and after treatment.
  • Look after clear aligners patients in treatment.
  • Fabricate temporary restorations or custom impressions from preliminary impressions.
  • Order and monitor dental supplies and equipment inventory.
  • Schedule appointments and receive payment for dental services, complete insurance forms, and maintain records using computer.

dental assistant

  • Review patient’s health history. 
  • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients. 
  • Update x-rays: Panorex, bitewings, periapical x-ray, and full mouth series. 
  • Prepare patient for dental procedures.
  • Assist during dental procedures.
  • Educate and demonstrate oral hygiene to the patients, in areas they could improve on to help better or maintain their oral health. 
  • Record the doctor’s treatment plan after he/she has assessed and diagnosed the patient. 

dental assistant

  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures
  • Use masks, gloves and safety glasses to protect ourselves and our patients from infectious diseases.
  • Place and remove rubber dams, matrices, and temporary restorations.
  • Make preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
  • Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, such as retainers, wires, or bands.
  • Whiten teeth and fabricate whitening trays.

dental assistant/receprionist

  • Assist the endodontist in their practice and procedures. 
  • Performing x-rays, and assisting before, during, and after a root canal. 
  • Clean the patient’s mouth, pass tools to the dentist and monitor the patient’s wellbeing and comfort.
  • Have patient complete paper work and enter all pertinent patient information into practice management software, acquire the necessary signatures.
  • Verify insurance eligibility and frequencies per patient or family.
  • Enter the breakdown of benefits per employer.
  • Update computer system and sign with patient birthdays and any other current events.

dental assistant/ receptionist

  • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Clean teeth, using dental instruments.
  • Schedule appointments, prepare bills and receive payment for dental services, complete insurance forms, and maintain records, manually or using computer.