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.

 

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Obtain a position in a team-player environment in a correctional facility where I can utilize my Dental Assistant expanded function skills. Work Experience Assist the dentist in all aspects of four-handed dentistry.

Skills : Dentrix.

Description :

    1. Assist the doctor in chairside procedures including composites, crown and bridge preparation, and extractions.
    2. Document dental services by charting in patient's records.
    3. Maintain safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules and OSHA standards.
    4. Educate patients by giving oral hygiene care, and post-operative instructions.
    5. Help dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification.
    6. Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.
    7. Maintain patient confidence and protect operations by keeping the information confidential.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Dental Assistant


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 dental office visit. Significant experience with preparing materials such as casts and ex-rays prior to examination or performance of dental procedures. Friendly and reliable point-of-contact for patients on matters related to office visits, including appointment scheduling, post-visit care, and general questions.

Skills : Mechanical polish, digital and traditional radio graph, sealants and alginate impressions.

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.
    8. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Certified Dental Assistant I 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 : Dentrix.

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 treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
    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.
    8. Documented dental care services by charting in patient records.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business Administration

Certified Dental Assistant II Resume

Objective : To obtain a position which I may utilize my skills in Physical Therapy Aid and advance within the company. Paraprofessional Full-Time Worked with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Disability Development Delays Service Students age three through twenty-one at any level of development.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel.

Description :

    1. Prepared patient, Sterilize and Disinfect instruments, Set up instrument trays, Prepare materials, and Assist Dentist during Dental procedures, Exposed dental diagnostic X-rays, Charting, and Impression Coronal Polishing.
    2. Recorded treatment information in patient records.
    3. Took and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
    4. Provided postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
    5. Assisted dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
    6. Poured, trimmed, and polished study casts.
    7. Instructed patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
    8. Cleaned and polished removable appliances.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Dental Assistant I Resume

Objective : Professional and organized certified dental assistant with expertise in contributing to patient comfort and oral care at all stages of dental office visit. Significant experience with preparing materials such as casts and ex-rays prior to examination or performance of dental procedures. Friendly and reliable point-of-contact for patients on matters related to office visits, including appointment scheduling, post-visit care, and general questions.

Skills : Eaglesoft, Open Dental, Microsoft Office.

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 Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
    6. Applied numbering agents under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
    7. Obtained patient histories through brief interview sessions.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Certified Dental Assistant III Resume

Objective : Looking for a career position in Medical sector where there will be opportunity to face challenges. Seeking for a career where professional experience will be considered as an added advantage. Looking for a position where there will be enough opportunity to display one's ability in executing a task accurately. Provide better medical assistance to a dental patience. Inspire others to work with enthusiasm.

Skills : Dentrix, Dexis, Kodak, Eagle Soft, Open Dental.

Description :

    1. Prepare and arrange instruments, medications and required material.
    2. Prepare patients for dental health services and instruct them in appropriate post dental treatment, diet and oral hygiene.
    3. Monitor patient during procedures, keep the working field dry and clear while the dentist is performing procedures.
    4. Prepare dental materials: cements, amalgam, composite, impression materials, etc.
    5. Promptly follow all instructions from the dentist dealing with patient comfort.
    6. Take inventory, stock all supplies, instruments and medications and order said items.
    7. Expose developing and processing dental x-rays and maintain x-ray machinery.
    8. Maintenance all equipment and oil hand pieces.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Certified Dental Assistant I 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. Strength.

Skills : Eaglesoft.

Description :

    1. Certified Dental Assistant with at least three years of experience, assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record.
    2. Assess patients by following a general patient screening protocol, reevaluating medical history, and charting any past and current dental work.
    3. Utilize the use of radiographs for further diagnosis of dental problems that may not be seen clinically and other preventive dental examinations.
    4. Use thorough and precise instrumentation skills for orthodontia.
    5. Certified in CPR and Radiology, with expanded expertise in digital radiography.
    6. Making patients of all ages feel as relaxed and comfortable as possible, relieving any anxiety or tension they might have.
    7. Laboratory functions, including pouring mold and trim models.
    8. 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
Bachelor Of Science

Sr. Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking to establish myself in a career with an employer who will not only utilize my skills to the greatest extent possible, but will expand upon them, making me a more valuable asset. I wish to pursue a situation that offers rapid results-based advancement and professional and growth.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

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. Ensured operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, arranging repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
    6. Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders, and verifying receipts.
    7. Maintained professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks, and participating in professional societies.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Medical Assistant

Certified Dental Assistant/Associate Resume

Objective : Organized and detail oriented when instructing my patients on home hygiene care. I have experience in placing pit and fissure sealants, scaling and root planning, polishing teeth and administering fluoride treatments, producing digital x-rays as well as general chairside duties.

Skills : Digital Imaging.

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.
    8. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science

Jr. 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 : Microsoft Office, word, Dentrix, and state billing, Spreadsheets, customer support, inventory, accounts payable and receive able.

Description :

    1. Prepared patient, sterilized or disinfected instruments, set up instrument trays, prepared materials, or assist dentist during dental procedures.
    2. Recorded treatment information in patient records.
    3. Took and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
    4. Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies.
    5. Followed-up and file patients' tests results and other medical records.
    6. Performed secretarial tasks, receive co-pays, and verify patients' insurance and eligibilities.
    7. Provided updated medical charts and explained patients' problems to the physician.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associates In Medical

Certified Dental Assistant/Medical 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 : Customer Service, Child Care, Management, Inventory Management, Shipping And Receiving, Sales, Server, Food Service, Dental Assiting.

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 treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist's access; suctioning; passing instruments.
    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.
    8. Documented dental care services by charting in patient records.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Business

Certified Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Certified Dental Assistant experienced in direct patient care, routine laboratory tasks, creating and updating patient records and general office management.

Skills : Soft Dent, Front Office.

Description :

    1. Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    2. Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    3. Correctly mixed compounds for cleaning or filling teeth.
    4. Alerted other staff when patients arrived and prepared records for dentist review.
    5. Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    6. Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary.
    7. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    8. Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma