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Personable and outgoing Dental Assistant with an RDA certification combined with 5 years of hands-on, professional experience as a Dental Assistant. Extensive experience with digital radiographs and teeth whitening techniques. Passionate about dentistry and dedicated to helping others love their smile. Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) Certification.

Mount Agnes University,
Bachelor of Science in Biology
Graduated - May 2004
Employment History
Northern Dental Hospital
Dental Assistant  April 2017- Present 2018
  • Preps and sterilizes dental instruments and equipment prior to each patient’s visit
  • Organizes and hands the dentist the appropriate instruments and material during dental procedures
  • Takes x-rays and digital radiographs of patient’s teeth
  • Uses suction cups and swabs for the patient’s mouth during procedures, ensuring tools do not interfere with the dentist
EdgeWater Dentistry
Dental Assistant  January 2016 - March 2017
  • Greeted patients upon arrival and walked them through all procedures, ensuring they felt comfortable and knowledgeable about the upcoming dental process
  • Scheduled appointments, answered the phone, and ordered supplies for the office
  • Advised patients about proper dental care and demonstrated products, like toothbrushes and floss
  • Assisted with minor dental work, including scaling, temporary crowns, and coronal polishing
ABC Dentists
Dental Assistant  February 2013 - December 2015
  • Maintained patients’ dental records, ensuring all insurance and contact information was up to date
  • Took teeth impressions and bit registrations to ensure accurate teeth models could be made
  • Asked patients about their medical history and recorded critical and important information for the dentist’s reference
  • Applied topical anesthetics to patient’s gums prior and during dental procedures
  • Created temporary crowns for patients with the supervision of a Senior Dental Assistant
Professional Skills
Patient Dental Records:Expert
Equipment Sterilization:Expert
Periodontal Dressings:Advanced
Impressions & Bit Registrations:Advanced
Dentistry & Orthodontics:Advanced
Patient History:Advanced
Treatment Plan Presentation:Advanced
Digital Radiographs:Advanced
Teeth Whitening:Expert
Teeth Scaling:Advanced
MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint):Advanced