Dental Assistant Resume

Added on August 18, 2011 in D, Health Care Resumes by admin

Fred James, CDA
DENTAL ASSISTANT
CDA, EFDA, CPR CERTIFIED
GENERAL OR SPECIALTY PRACTICE
ORAL SURGERY ▪ PERIODONTICS ▪ ENDODONTICS ▪ ORTHODONTICS
Highly skilled, energetic and flexible dental professional with experience in 4-handed dentistry radiology, sterilization, laboratory, and office duties. Adept at earning patient’s trust and confidence. Demonstrated initiative and commitment, and a proven asset to a growing practice.
DENTAL SKILLS SUMMARY

 4-Handed Dentistry
 Infection Control
 Teeth Whitening
 Preventative pare
 Oral Surgery/Extractions
 Casts/Impressions
 Instrument Sterilization
 Emergency Treatment
 Root Canals
 Diagnostic X-Rays
 Prosthetics/Restorations
 Patient Education

CHAIRSIDE EXPERIENCE
 Prepare tray setups for dental procedures. Obtain dental records prior to appointment
 Prepare patients for procedures – ensure comfort and develop trust; calm distressed patients; instructpatients on postoperative and general oral health care; take and record medical and dental histories
 Oversee cleanliness of operatories and instruments; ensure safe/sanitary conditions using autoclave,ultrasound, and dry heat instrument sterilization
 Assist dentist with extractions, fillings, and sealants. Take casts and impressions for prosthetics/restorations

LABORATORY EXPERIENCE
 Prepare materials for impressions and restorations
 Pour models and make casts
 Expose radiographs and process X-ray film

OFFICE EXPERIENCE
 Greet patients; arrange and confirm appointments; keep treatment records
 Order dental supplies and materials; maintain stock in accordance with monthly budgets
 Develop and document office policies and procedures. Share best practices with staff

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY
Chairside Assistant, Dr. Marcus Holmes, Denver, CO, January 2008 – Present
Student Intern/Chairside Assistant, Dr. Andrea Mercer, Denver, CO, September 2007 – December 2007 Student Intern/Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Administration, Dr Oscar Mann, Denver, CO, October 2007

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CPR Certification -Adult, Infant, and Child, American Red Cross, January 2008 – January 2010
Tooth Bleaching, Home Study Educators (ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program), 2009 Certified Dental Assistant, Emily Griffith Opportunity School, 2008
Expanded Function Dental Assistant (EFDA), University of Colorado School of Dentistry, 2008
Schuster Center for Professional Development, 2008
Colorado Radiology Certification, 2007
Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Administration Certification, 2007
ADA Midwinter Dental Conventions, 2006 – 2009
Photocopier Technician Certification, 1999
B.B.A. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, May 1996

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