General Dental Assistant Resume Samples

A General Dental Assistant works in dental clinics and undertakes general dental assistant procedures to improve patient’s oral health and hygiene. Working alongside a professional Dentist, these assistants carry out the following tasks mentioned on the General Dental Assistant Resumeexamining patient’s teeth and gums to diagnose and treating various oral health issues, providing dental treatments to patients including routine cleanings, extractions, and dental fillings; administering local anesthesia to patients, educating patients on good oral hygiene practices and advising them on proper aftercare. Other duties include ensuring all dental instruments and equipment are sterilized before each use.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills – the ability to use various dental instruments and equipment, the ability to work in a team, good hand-eye coordination, excellent communication skills, helpful and polite, and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations. A doctor of dental surgery – DDS or DMD and a state license to practice dentistry is often needed.

 

General Dental Assistant Resume example

General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : To pursue a challenging position as a dental assistant where I can utilize skills to benefit a facility and patients. To further develop personal knowledge and experience.

Skills : Proficient with Orthotrac, Ortho sesame, Dolphin software, and Windows programs.

Description :

    1. Taken and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
    2. Assisted dentist in management of medical and dental emergencies.
    3. Recorded treatment information in patient records.
    4. Prepared patient, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, prepare materials, and assist dentist during dental procedures.
    5. Provided postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
    6. Scheduled appointments, prepare bills and receive payment for dental services, complete insurance forms, and maintain records, manually or using computer.
    7. Ordered and monitored dental supplies and equipment inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking full and/or Part-time Dental Assisting position. Over 10 plus years of experience in all areas of Dentistry. Dental Implants, Oral Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatrics, excellent in fabricating Temporary crowns and bridges. Certified in Dental Radiology, and have Digital X-ray experience.

Skills : Typing 57 Wpm, 17,010 Keystrokes Per Hour.

Description :

    1. All aspects of Orthodontic assisting.
    2. Replaced wires, bands, setting brackets, and Dentist would check before curing materials.
    3. Orthodontics removal, removal of bands brackets, and adhesives.
    4. Ordered of all office materials.
    5. Cleaned and sterilized of rooms and instruments.
    6. Assisted with Oral Surgery procedures, extractions, Implants, Bone graph.
    7. Assisted in all areas of Dentistry in this practice and others.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Dental Hygiene


General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Looking for a position as a Dental Assistant, in a practice where I can utilize skills and be a team player. Empathetic dental assistant professional with a record of reassuring and alleviating patient fears. Enthusiastic about dental health and educating patients about personal dental care, and preventative techniques.

Skills : Orthodontic Dental Assisting, X-rays, Sterilization, Records, Treatment Planning, Hygiene Instructions, Charting, Insurance Verification, Dental Impressions.

Description :

    1. Provided knowledge and complete patient evaluation of treatment plans.
    2. Placement of orthodontic brackets and change outs.
    3. Hands on experience with assisting of orthodontic general, oral surgeries, cosmetics.
    4. Patient home care instructions.
    5. In charge of all ordering of supplies.
    6. Pour, trim, and polish study casts.
    7. Prepared patients for dental work.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Certification

General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : Over 3 years of experience ensure excellent customer service and lift administrative and basic dental tasks off the dentist shoulders.

Skills : Consistently professional appearance and attitude.

Description :

    1. X-rays, sterilizing procedures, ordering & organizing dental materials, treatment presentations, impressions, pouring models, temporary crowns.
    2. Ordered & organized dental materials, treatment presentations, impressions, pouring models.
    3. Sterilized procedures, charting, coronal polishing, bleach trays, chair side assisting.
    4. Charted, x-rays, sterilizing procedures, bleach trays, ordering materials, chair handed dentistry.
    5. Ensured the security and safety of a facility, to make sure that proper protocol is followed during emergency.
    6. Assisted Dentist with various procedures Skilled and knowledgeable root canals, extractions, composite fillings, crowns, and full mouth x-rays.
    7. Helped with infection control by sterilizing and disinfecting instruments, setting up instrument trays, preparing materials, and assisting with dental procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Degree

General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : As a General Dental Assistant, provide chair-side assistance to dentists and/or dental hygienists in the performance of dental procedures, to include operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, and/or oral surgical procedures.

Skills : Good written and verbal communication skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted the doctor in the treatment of general dentistry.
    2. Assisted chairside throughout exams and treatment of patients in a office made up of four doctors, one hygienist and sixteen assistants.
    3. Frequently requested to serve as their dental assistant Worked in the front office occasionally-checking out and scheduling patients, answering.
    4. Worked hard and fair with fellow colleagues while being a team player.
    5. Assisted in patient care, making appointments and office organization.
    6. Presented treatment plans, discussing fees and gaining consent for treatment.
    7. Reviewed medical history and requesting medical clearance.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Degree

General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : As a General Dental Assistant, maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies.

Skills : Proficiency in dental assistant terminology and procedures.

Description :

    1. Fabricated temporary crowns, assisted chair-side, scheduled appointments for patients, and processed payments for patients, while gaining.
    2. Perfected general dentistry skills, such as Root Canal procedures, fabricating temporary crowns, and assisting the doctor with implants.
    3. Developed and mounted of x-rays, sterilization of instruments, dental tray set-up, stocking.
    4. Included answering phones, scheduling appointments and filling.
    5. Assisted the dentist in fourhanded dentistry.
    6. Developed and mounted of x-rays, sterilization of instruments, dental tray set-up, stocking of the operatories, pouring.
    7. Included answering phones, scheduling appointments and filling.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Degree

General Dental Assistant Resume

Objective : As a General Dental Assistant, Prepare, sterilize, organize, and set up dental equipment. Ensure that all dental instruments are cleaned, dated, and processed according to established clinic guidelines and standards.

Skills : Friendly, positive demeanor, Good manual dexterity.

Description :

    1. Assisted dentists in managing medical and dental emergencies when necessary.
    2. Assisted dental hygienists with procedures when necessary.
    3. Provided great patient care.
    4. Recorded treatment information in patient records.
    5. Exposed dental x-rays from dental diagnostics and caring for dental x-ray equipment.
    6. Given patients information on dental hygiene, oral health care, and plaque control programs.
    7. Collected and recorded medical and dental histories and patient vital signs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Degree

General Dental Assistant Resume

Summary : Over 2 years of experience maintain a field of operation during dental procedures through the use of retraction, suction, irrigation, drying, placing and removing of cotton wool balls etc.

Skills : Excellent communication skills, Excellent patient care skills.

Description :

    1. Provided postoperative instructions as directed by the dentist.
    2. Cared for dental equipment.
    3. Formed preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
    4. Ordered dental supplies and maintaining dental equipment inventory.
    5. Fabricated temporary restorations and custom impressions from preliminary impressions.
    6. Supported dental care delivery by preparing treatment room, patient, instruments, and materials.
    7. Performed procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      7-10 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Management
      Education
      Education
      Associate Degree

      General Dental Assistant Resume

      Headline : Over 5 years of experience to applied effective communication techniques with a variety of patients and provide patients with preventative and oral hygiene instruction.

      Skills : Infection Control, Professionalism and Patient Care.

      Description :

        1. Prepared treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
        2. Readies patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
        3. Provided information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
        4. Assembled instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area, positioning instruments for dentist access, suctioning, and passing instruments.
        5. Provided materials by selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient mouth.
        6. Provided diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies and pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
        7. Maintained patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations and cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Associate Degree

      General Dental Assistant Resume

      Headline : Demonstrate knowledge and practice of Prevention and management of dental medical emergencies. Update dental ICD codes and data on the computer system as well as DOH website.

      Skills : Effective resource utilization and equipment maintenance.

      Description :

        1. Helped dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drug and oxygen supply, and emergency telephone directory.
        2. Educated patients by giving oral hygiene, plaque control, and postoperative instructions.
        3. Documented dental care services by charting in patient records.
        4. Maintained patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
        5. Maintained safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
        6. Protected patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
        7. Ensured operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturers instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      5-7 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Executive
      Education
      Education
      Associate Degree