Dental assistant

Dental assistant
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Dental assistant

Experienced

Performed basic administrative duties such as answering calls, scheduling appointments, verifying insurance, processing payments, and filing documents. Assisted dentists and dental hygienists in various treatment procedures such as composite restorations, bridge/crown/veneers, root canals, surgical tooth extraction, implants, dentures by utilizing four-handed dentistry techniques.

  • Established aseptic techniques for sterility and cleanliness optimizing patient comfort and safety as per OSHA regulations.
  • Educated children and adults for cultivating good eating habits ensuring a lifetime of good oral health.
  • Operated Digital X-ray and Panoramic X-ray machines, sterilized instruments, maintain lab equipment. and counseled patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Prepared patients for treatment while ensuring patients feel extremely comfortable and safe during the treatment process.
  • Trained new hires on the clinic’s dental processes and procedures.

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Dental assistant

Entry level

Interacted with 100+ patients on a weekly basis while supporting dental office operations. Leveraged communication and multitasking skills to support patients and meet shifting responsibilities.

  • Controlled patient file documentation and review tasks.
  • Greeted patients promptly upon arrival with high quality customer service as the face of the dental office.
  • Maintained schedules and maintained regular communications with dentist to relay pertinent information.
  • Assisted patients with signing in, preparations for basic dental procedures, and billing operations.

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Dental assistant

Entry level

Supported primary dentist during various treatment procedures to maximize patient outcomes. Gained hands-on experience and firsthand knowledge of advanced dental procedures.

  • Leveraged cross-functional collaboration to coordinate administrative duties and procedure participation on a daily basis.
  • Provided sterilization and sanitation support to streamline dentist’s work.
  • Worked with dentist to support patient before, during, and after operations.

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Dental assistant

Entry level

Developed and delivered educational oral hygiene presentations to 50+ patients per week. Maintained patient relationships to ensure maintained diligence with at-home healthy practices.

  • Researched basic dental hygiene facts and daily best practices.
  • Compiled informative speech addressing essential facts and suggestions.
  • Created accompanying visual aides to augment patient presentations and leave a lasting impression.
  • Memorized presentation and spoke with children, teens, and adults about important topics related to good dental health.

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Dental assistant

Experienced

Spearheaded conduction and documentation for various basic and advanced dental procedures over 3-year timeframe. Collaborated with senior dental surgeons and office staff on a routine basis.

  • Prepped patients for and performed digital imaging procedures.
  • Reviewed, documented, and relayed X-ray results to patients.
  • Offered schedules and walk-in teeth cleaning procedures for facility patients.
  • Supported dentists with root canal and tooth extraction processes.
  • Facilitated medication refills in person and over the phone.

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Dental assistant

Experienced

Maintained 100% patient confidentiality during 4-year tenure with dentist office. Communicated with patients and maintained accurate reports.

  • Conducted patient interviews and preliminary examinations.
  • Collaborated with dental surgeons to interpret and document X-ray results.
  • Championed HIPAA regulations and took care when discussing or documenting sensitive patient information.
  • Established and maintained effective patient relationships.

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Dental assistant

Experienced

Introduced dental practice management software to streamline operations and reduce time spent inputting and updating patient files by 25%.

  • Reached out to hospital IT department for program solutions to improve dental office efficiency.
  • Presented Dentrix program application to senior dental assistant and surgeons for approval.
  • Facilitated application integration and transferal from legacy system to new software program.
  • Trained office staff on Dentrix utilization and best practices.

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Dental assistant

Senior

Trained 20+ dental assistants and trainees over 3-year period. Leveraged team leadership and multitasking skills to support dentistry operations while initiating training and mentorship programs.

  • Spearheaded management of dentist office training and mentorship initiatives following transfer of previous senior administrator to different facility.
  • Developed and refined hands-on training programs to support junior dental assistants.
  • Oversaw weekly performance reviews and coaching opportunities as needed.
  • Leveraged talent management skills to prepare dental assistants for success.

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