Dental Assistant Resume Sample

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Eloise Reeves



Littletown, New Jersey555-983-1249Eloise.Reeves@email.com

Professional Summary

Certified professional Dental Assistant seeks the opportunity to apply experience and excellent patient care skills to the Dental Assistant position with ACME Dentistry.

Skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent patient service skills

  • Critical thinking

  • Manual dexterity

  • High-level organization

Work History

  • Support five Dentists at a top-performing dental practice

  • Keep track of patient dental and medical histories and accurately update information in treatment charts

  • Prepare 15 patients per day for dental exams and X-rays

  • Perform teeth cleanings and polishing

  • Sterilized dental instruments and laid out instruments on the tray before each new patient arrived

  • Assisted the Dentist during oral procedures by using suction hoses and other instruments

  • Kept organized and accurate records of dental treatments

  • Processed and assisted patients with payments and billing

  • Performed teeth cleanings, fluoride applications and X-rays on patients

  • Prepped patients for oral operations and explained the procedures to them

  • Greeted patients with a friendly and warm smile at the front desk and answered incoming calls

  • Took dental impressions for crowns and dentures

  • Performed teeth cleanings, fluoride applications and X-rays on patients

  • Prepped patients for oral operations and explained the procedures to them

  • Greeted patients with a friendly and warm smile at the front desk and answered incoming calls

  • Took dental impressions for crowns and dentures

Education

Additional Information

  • Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)

  • American Dental Assistants Association (ADAA)