A Dental Assistant Extern is a student who is interested in a dental assistant career and takes up the externship as a part of gaining practical experience in the field. Some roles and responsibilities linked to the role are mentioned on the Dental Assistant Extern Resume as follows – greeting patients and scheduling appointments; cleaning and sterilizing dental instruments; preparing invoices and collecting payments; ordering dental materials; assisting dentists at the chairside while a patient is being treated; handling phone calls and emails, and guiding patients on post-operative dental care methods.
Summary of skills that can highlight a resume chairside the following – strong knowledge of medical terminologies, proficiency in both verbal and written communication; experience in taking dental X-rays and photographs; and skillful in handling lab work. Most of the extern positions are undertaken by students pursuing their final year of dental Studies.
Objective : Seeking a challenging position where can utilize education and experience to the best of ability to assist in the successful operation of the company or organization by which employed.
Skills : Computer/Technical: MS Word, Excel, Outlook And PowerPoint.
Welcomed and escorted patient from reception area to and from treatment area.
Sterilized and disinfected instruments, set up instrument trays, and prepared materials.
Assisted dentist during dental procedures.
Assisted in Hygiene department as needed with FMP charting and fluoride treatments.
Exposed dental diagnostic x-rays.
Documented and charted all dental procedures performed according to dentist's instructions.
Ensured all OSHA, Dental Board, and all company policies and procedures were properly followed.
Associate Of Arts
Jr. Dental Assistant Extern Resume
Objective : Experienced EFDA with strong customer service background. Accustomed to working with diverse clients and staff. Remains optimistic and persistent, even under adversity. Highly effective in fast-paced, high demand situations. Conversational in Spanish. Pays close attention to detail with focus on accuracy and thoroughness.
Skills : Dentrix, Eaglesoft, Microsoft Office, CPR Certified, First Aid Certified.
Equipped operatory and roomed patients.
Performed four handed dentistry.
Scheduled patient appointments, called in prescriptions and charted patient.
Assisted with routine dental procedures.
Provided oral hygiene and post-operative instructions to the patient.
Stocked supplies in operatory, restrooms, lab, etc.
Worked with up to 13 pediatric and adolescent patients per shift.
Sr. Dental Assistant Extern Resume
Objective : Seeking a job position as Administrative Assistance /Medical Clerk. Deep experience in assisting providers. Patient and customer satisfaction-oriented. Fast learner.
Skills : Word, Excel, Power point, Dental care.
Four-handed assisting during exams and procedures.
Sterilized instruments, cleaned and prepared exam rooms.
Assisted the dentist chair-side using four-handed dentistry technique.
Helped with procedures including fillings, extractions, examinations and root canal therapies.
Obtained consent forms, updated medical history and documented dental procedures.
Took digital radiographs (FMX, BWX, PA, and Panoramic).
Performed oral hygiene instructions, topical fluoride application and placed sealants.
Certification In Dental Assistant
Associate Dental Assistant Extern Resume
Objective : A bilingual Dental Assistant seeking a position where may utilize education obtained from YTI Career Institute along with previous work experiences to provide exceptional patient care.
Skills : Customer Service, Cleaning, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Powerpoint.
Recorded and maintained log books such as PPE, sterilizer, radiology and MSDS.
Prepared casts of teeth from oral impressions.
Made temporary crowns and placed retention cord.
Applied topical anesthetics and positioned dental dams.
Assisted with coronal and amalgam polishing and bite registrations.
Responsible for taking X-ray and processing X-rays.
Maintained the instruments and working areas in strict accordance with sterilization/disinfect ions protocols per OSHA guidelines.
Certificate In Dental Assisting
Dental Assistant Extern III Resume
Objective : Recently certified Dental Assistant with excellent phone and customer service skills; experience in Orthotrax charting and assisting dentist/hygienist/orthodontist chair side. Eager to start a career as a dental or orthodontist assistant.
Skills : Eaglesoft, Softdent, Visix, Orthotrax.
Sterilized treatment rooms and instruments.
Cleaned the office prior to opening daily.
Helped dentist to examine and treat patients.
Recorded patient dental care.
Helped process of X-ray film based on direction of dentist.
Gathered patient information Prepared procedure papers
Communicated with teachers and parents on the progress of children and extra efforts needs for under performance students.
Mind Tap Cengage Learning
Dental Assistant Extern II Resume
Objective : A Dental Assistant certificate from EVIT at that same time. Though have not developed an extensive work history yet, please know that a dedicated and a hard working person.
Skills : Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Typing, Organization, Filing.
Maintained office cleanliness.
Assisted in curriculum preparation and evaluation of students.
Assisted full - time teachers in developing and implementing learning activities.
Supervised students during playing sports, lunch break, and on field trips.
Ensured students and clear on instruction provided in the classroom.
Prepared patient, sterilized or disinfected instruments, set up instrument trays, prepared materials, and assisted dentist during dental procedures.
Exposed dental diagnostic film x-rays.
High School Diploma
Dental Assistant Extern I Resume
Objective : Seeking employment with a company where can use abilities to work well with people and utilize skills to grow and expand professionalism.
Skills : Sterilizing the instruments before dental procedures, Patient care.
Monitored dental supplies and equipment inventory.
Cleaned and polished removable appliances.
Used masks, gloves, and safety glasses to protect patients and self from infectious diseases.
Applied fluoride to teeth, and assisted with application of sealants.
Answered 2 incoming phone lines.
Greeted and checked in patients.
Assisted new patients with filling out initial paperwork.
Dental Assistant Extern/Representative Resume
Objective : A highly-motivated, team-oriented and compassionate person that will utilize knowledge and training in chair side, infection control, radiology, patient care, and office administration to effectively support the employer's mission.
Skills : Dentimax, Chairside Assisting, Digital Radiography, Desktop Publishing, Web Development.
Proficiently assisted orthodontist with orthodontic procedures.
Collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
Prepared patients for treatment.
Sterilized and disinfected instruments.
Set up instrument trays.
Selected hand instruments to the dentist during dental procedures.
Took and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
Associate Of Science
Dental Assistant Extern/Analyst Resume
Summary : To get a position where can maximize organization skills, quality assurance, bubbly personality, and training experience.
Gave patients dental impressions Expose dental diagnostic x-rays.
Instructed patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
Recorded treatment information in patient records.
Posted dental procedures performed.
Maintained confidentiality of patients and their records.
Provided chair side assistance such as composite/amalgam fillings, extractions and coronal polish.
Dental Assistant Extern Resume
Objective : To gain employment with a company where can grow and gain experience as a Dental Assistant or Dental Receptionist while continuing to learn and gain skills in field. Strong problem solving aptitude, Empathy, Patience, Consistency.
Skills : Fluent in Spanish, Stocking, Motivated team player, Exceptional communication , Quick learner.
Took panoramic x-rays, impressions, and pour ups.
Reviewed paperwork and procedure details with patients prior to surgery.
Assisted with charting and chairside assisting.
Set up and turned over patient rooms and sterilization.