Certified Dental Assistant Resume Samples

Certified Dental Assistants carry out basic dental tasks and ensure excellent customer service. The job description of these certified dental assistants include – welcoming customers at the dental office, noting details of the customers and preparing them for checkups and treatment, selecting and setting the dental instruments for the Dentists, sterilizing and keeping ready all dental equipment for treatment, assisting the dentists during four-handed dentistry, undertaking lab tasks, providing post-operative instructions to the patients, keeping the dentist room well stocked and neat, scheduling appointments, assisting in payment procedures and maintaining patient record.

A Certified Dental Assistant Resume should emphasize knowledge of dental instruments, sterilization methods, an understanding of safety regulations, ability to carry out non-surgical dentistry and sound communicative and people skills. Dentists normally prefer their assistants to be a graduate from certified dentist assistant school; possessing additional training or EFDA would be a major plus.

 

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Certified Dental Assistant Resume example

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Looking for a career position in the Medical sector where there will be an opportunity to face challenges. Experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records, and general office management.

Skills : Excellent organizational skills, Detail-oriented personality.

Description :

    1. Assisted the doctor in chairside procedures including composites, crown and bridge preparation, and extractions.
    2. Documented dental services by charting in patient's records.
    3. Maintained a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and OSHA standards.
    4. Educated patients by giving oral hygiene care, and post-operative instructions.
    5. Ensured the operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
    6. Maintained patient confidence and protect operations by keeping the information confidential. 
    7. Followed up and filed patients' test results and other medical records.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Professional and organized certified dental assistant with expertise in contributing to patient comfort and oral care at all stages of the dental office visit. Significant experience with preparing materials such as casts and ex-rays prior to examination or performance of dental procedures.

Skills : Ability to manage multiple things at once, Good dexterity skills, Professional demeanor.

Description :

    1. Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
    2. Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    3. Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    4. Correctly mixed compounds for cleaning or filling teeth.
    5. Alerted other staff when patients arrived and prepared records for dentist review.
    6. Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    7. Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Organized and detail-oriented individual with excellent customer service skills looking to expand career goals. Excellent work ethic, excited by new challenges, and seeking a position within your company where organizational skills can be put to good use.

Skills : Strong communication skills, Great listening abilities, Compassionate attitude.

Description :

    1. Prepared treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
    2. Prepared patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
    3. Provided information to patients by answering questions and requests.
    4. Provided instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to the treatment area.
    5. Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies.
    6. Helped dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
    7. Educated patients by giving oral hygiene and postoperative instructions.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Administration

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : To secure a position in the gratifying field that would utilize and expand my education and hands-on experience to strengthen a facility's operations, that seeks and rewards results.

Skills : Patient Care, Flexible Scheduling, Great Attitude, X-Ray Skills.

Description :

    1. Took and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
    2. Provided postoperative instructions prescribed by the dentist.
    3. Assisted dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
    4. Poured, trimmed, and polished study casts.
    5. Instructed patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs. 
    6. Documented dental care services by charting in patient records. 
    7. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures. 
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking a career where professional experience will be considered as an added advantage. To provide support to the office and assist the professional dental staff with treatment.

Skills : Eaglesoft Dental Software, Compassion, 4-Handed Dentistry.

Description :

    1. Acted as a liaison between dentists and patients.
    2. Delivered presentations to potential clients related to various dental treatments.
    3. Assisted with dental procedures such as root canals, crowns, bridges, fillings, implants and dentures.
    4. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
    5. Maintained all patient confidentiality as required by the state and company policies.
    6. Charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist.
    7. Applied numbering agents under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Looking for a position where there will be enough opportunity to display one's ability in executing a task accurately. To assists in surgical and dental procedures and meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.

Skills : Invisalign, Detail Oriented, Dental Procedure Preparation.

Description :

    1. Prepare and arranged instruments, medications, and required material.
    2. Prepared patients for dental health services and instructed them in appropriate post dental treatment, diet, and oral hygiene.
    3. Monitored patients during procedures, keep the working field dry and clear while the dentist is performing procedures.
    4. Prepared dental materials: cement, amalgam, composite, impression materials, etc.
    5. Promptly followed all instructions from the dentist dealing with patient comfort.
    6. Took inventory, stock all supplies, instruments, and medications, and order said items.
    7. Exposed developing and processing dental x-rays and maintain x-ray machinery.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking employment in a progressive dental practice that promotes oral health, preventive dental services, and where team building is highly encouraged to provide growth and stability of the practice.

Skills : Patient Care, Oral Care, Osha, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Assessed patients by following a general patient screening protocol, reevaluating medical history, and charting any past and current dental work.
    2. Utilized the use of radiographs for further diagnosis of dental problems that may not be seen clinically and other preventive dental examinations.
    3. Used thorough and precise instrumentation skills for orthodontia.
    4. Certified in CPR and Radiology, with expanded expertise in digital radiography.
    5. Made patients of all ages feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible, relieving any anxiety or tension they might have.
    6. performed laboratory functions, including pouring mold and trim models.
    7. Administered routine patient care and monitoring, including instrument and material setup and sterilization.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Headline : Under the direction of the Clinical Supervisor, to support the department by providing chair-side and clinical assistance for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and the Special Care Treatment Center and assists Faculty Post-doctoral and Pre-doctoral Dental Students during patient care in both divisions of the Pediatric Department.

Skills : Infection Control, Scheduling Appointments, Patient Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Entered data into patient files according to practice requirements and standards, and federal laws.
    2. Prepared patient and treatment areas for procedures through the use of established processes and protocols.
    3. Provided customer service by answering patient questions and by providing patients with all necessary information and literature regarding care and services.
    4. Maintained patient confidence and protected operations by keeping information confidential in accordance with state and federal laws.
    5. Obtained patient histories through brief interview sessions. 
    6. Performed secretarial tasks, receive co-pays, and verify patients' insurance and eligibility.
    7. Provided updated medical charts and explained patients' problems to the physician.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Consultant
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Certified Dental Assistant Resume

      Objective : As a Certified Dental Assistant, responsible for assisting the professional dental staff with oral health services provided and providing support to the dental front office.

      Skills : Customer Service, Child Care, Management, Inventory Management.

      Description :

        1. Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders, and verifying receipts.
        2. Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.  
        3. Delivered quality and compassionate care to every patient.
        4. Guided parents and patients through our processes before treatment.
        5. Educated patients in oral hygiene instruction and provide postoperative instructions.
        6. Prepared patient for examination and treatment.
        7. Took x-rays and save to patient charts.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      AAS

      Certified Dental Assistant Resume

      Objective : Seeking the position of Certified Dental Assistant, responsible for assisting the dentist with patients to ensure the highest quality of care is provided and perform clinical and technical procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed dentist.

      Skills : Interpersonal Skills, Communication skills, problem-solving skills.

      Description :

        1. Responsible for the operational readiness of the hygiene bay and operatory rooms.
        2. Prepared tray set-ups for dental procedures.
        3. Mixed amalgam, cement, pulp paste, and prepared impression materials.
        4. Sterilized and disinfect instruments and equipment.
        5. Assisted professional dental staff with treatment.
        6. Documented patient information, treatment plans, and procedures in the patient chart.
        7. Assisted with suctioning, holding retractors, and suture cutting during surgical procedures.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      Associates In Medical

      Certified Dental Assistant Resume

      Objective : Certified Dental Assistant is responsible for supporting the dental team in delivering a high standard of patient care. The position is responsible for assisting patients and providing a high level of customer service. 

      Skills : Attention to Detail, Building Rapport, Collaborating.

      Description :

        1. Demonstrated safe and cost-effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment. 
        2. Fabricated custom impression trays.
        3. Responsible for adhering to all government regulations and company standards. 
        4. Prepared patient for treatment and assist the dentist with patient care
        5. Performed duties of dental hygienist, including cleaning teeth and instructing in dental care
        6. Positioned patient, take and develop dental radiographs
        7. Accomplished daily maintenance of dental equipment
        8. Maintained dental health records and filing systems
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      0-2 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Entry Level
      Education
      Education
      Business

      Certified Dental Assistant Resume

      Objective : As a Certified Dental Assistant, to perform direct and indirect patient care procedures as well as general clinical and support tasks, as specifically delegated or directed by the supervising dentist.

      Skills : People Skills, Organized, communication Skills, Social Perceptiveness.

      Description :

        1. Understood and demonstrated proper sterilization, biohazard, and infection control procedures in compliance with the protocol.
        2. Demonstrated complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.
        3. Performed all chairside procedures efficiently.
        4. Efficiently directed patient flow through teamwork and communication.
        5. Performed all necessary lab procedures.
        6. Uphold a positive rapport with staff members and patients at all times.
        7. Assisted office in achieving defined goals.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      0-2 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Entry Level
      Education
      Education
      Diploma