Licensed Dental Assistant Resume Samples

The duty of a Licensed Dental Assistant is most comprehensive and varied in the dental facility. Roles and responsibilities related to the role are listed on the Licensed Dental Assistant Resume as – assisting the dentist during treatment procedures, taking and developing dental radiographs; asking about the patient’s medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse, serving as an infection control officer, and developing infection control protocol, preparing and sterilizing instruments and equipment, helping patients feel comfortable before, during and after dental treatment, providing patients with instructions for oral care following surgery; teaching patients oral hygiene strategies, and performing office management tasks as needed.

Although state regulations vary, the needed skills are common and include these – detail-oriented and organized; good bedside mannerism, the ability to order new supplies and keep accurate patient records, computer skills, good communication skills, and knowledge of using all types of office equipment. A Licensed Dental Assistant is expected to have a high school diploma or GED and also relevant certification and license to work as an assistant.

Licensed Dental Assistant Resume example

Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

Headline : To obtain a position within the dental care profession as a Licensed Dental Assistant where my dedication, skills, and abilities will contribute to quality patient care.

Skills : Dental Care, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Performed Expanded Functions as designated by the Minnesota Board of Dentistry.
    2. Knowledged of Instruments & Procedures.
    3. Ordered clinical inventory.
    4. Repaired clinical equipment, and facilitated when to contract out.
    5. Coordinated with office manager to schedule necessary safety meetings on protocol.
    6. Monitored clinical staff to ensure proper protocol is followed.
    7. Provided patients with oral hygiene strategies to maintain good oral health.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science


Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

Headline : Responsible for directly or indirectly supervising the performance of staff privileged and/or employed in the Service. 

Skills : Cerec In-Office Crown Fabrication, Monitoring Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed clinical procedures under the supervision of a licensed dentist.
    2. Assisted with getting the patient ready, prepare the room and equipment, and assist the dentist during treatment.
    3. Adhered to all required OSHA and health regulations.
    4. Assisted in the performance of quality, caring dentistry and aid the doctor smoothly and unobtrusively.
    5. Assisted dentist in oral surgical procedures which are complex, difficult, usually lengthy, and non-routine in nature. 
    6. Received, seats, and conducted preliminary screening of patient in preparation for surgery.
    7. Performed dental radiographic work. 
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Associate Of Applied Science


              Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

              Summary : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Licensed Dental Assistant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Associate Program Manager and inspiration to those around me.

              Skills : Powerpoint, Fabricating Skills.

              Description :

                1. Responsible for organization, set up, and assisting during a variety of dental procedures; perform all expanded chair side functions, sterilization, and maintenance of equipment.
                2. Maintained accurate charting and patient histories.
                3. Coordinated of patient care through development of treatment plans, insurance estimates, and patient education.
                4. Coordinated schedules and made daily adjustments as necessary to maintain optimal office efficiency and productivity.
                5. Established and maintained regulatory compliance manuals; OSHA, Hazardous and Infectious Waste.
                6. Performed routine inspections and maintain records.
                7. Experienced and highly knowledgeable with Cerec/Cad cam in office crown fabrication.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              BS In Accounting

              Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

              Summary : To achieve a Full time Licensed Dental Assistant position, in an expanding organization. Great interest in a well respected, team, and family oriented facility.

              Skills : Take/pour Impression, Digital Xray, Charting, Sealant.

              Description :

                1. Prepared treatment setups for maximum dental operation and efficiency, sterilize instruments, strong infection control, present treatment plans, instruct patients on oral hygiene and post op care, schedule appointments, etc.
                2. Worked with our sedation team, I've worked with all levels of sedation from oral to deep IV sedation with a CRNA.
                3. Used 10+ years experience as a dental assistant.
                4. Utilized all expanded functions.
                5. Worked in both our office and mobile settings- in nursing homes, group homes and head starts.
                6. Skilled working with special needs and geriatric patients.
                7. Experienced with Open Dental and digital x rays.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

              Headline : As a Licensed Dental Assistant, responsible for Interacting with staff of other services, Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs of Dental Services at other VA's, staff of the VA Office of Dentistry, representatives of affiliated institutions, professional organizations, and veterans' groups, and with individual veterans.

              Skills : Managing Skills, Administrative Skills.

              Description :

                1. Positioned the patient and the sensor and taken intra- and extra-oral digital radiographs of patients.
                2. Performed a variety of administrative duties related to dental activities. 
                3. Prepared a variety of recurring reports related to dental activities. 
                4. Coordinated, scheduled, confirmed, and canceled patient appointments for treatment.
                5. Maintained dental equipment and treatment area. 
                6. Maintained dental equipment in a clean and operative condition. 
                7. Properly stored and maintained adequate levels of supplies.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                5-7 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Associate Of Applied Science

                Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

                Objective : Reputation as a dependable and accountable team player Effectively manage many different responsibilities simultaneously Motivated self-starter with an aptitude for learning new skills quickly A high-energy, enthusiastic, and dependable individual who excels in challenging and competitive environments.

                Skills : IV sedation Certified, CPR certified, DANCE certified.

                Description :

                  1. Excelled at four- handed dentistry.
                  2. Performed pediatric dental hygiene and follow up service with parents.
                  3. Ordered dental supplies and managed inventory.
                  4. Assisted treatment coordinator as needed.
                  5. Consulted with patients regarding treatment options.
                  6. Assisted the Dentist Chairside.
                  7. Assisted general dentists chairside, performed expanded duties, sterilized instruments.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Executive
                Education
                Education
                Bachelor Of Arts

                Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

                Summary : Following instructions that are given to me to the best of my ability. Working well with others or individually. Working well under stressful conditions where more than one task needs to be completed.

                Skills : Client Relations, Administrative Assistant, Computer, Communication, Self-Motivated, Self Starter, Team Player.

                Description :

                  1. Performed oral prophylaxis and provide therapeutic care in the cases of acute gingivitis and incipient to moderate periodontal diseases using a variety of scalers and ultrasonic equipment.
                  2. Performed supra-gingival stain and calculus removal and scales teeth in accordance with accepted practices and procedures outlined by the dental treatment facility.
                  3. Operated dental X-ray equipment to take intra and extra-oral radiographs.
                  4. Placed, compared, and finished synthetic restorations including multi-surface restorations, temporary restorations, and dental sealants.
                  5. Instructed patient in preventive dental care measures, general nutrition as related to dental health, the common causes of tooth decay, and the care of prosthodontic appliances.
                  6. Maintained dental equipment in a clean and operative condition.
                  7. Administered local anesthesia.
                                      Years of Experience
                                      Experience
                                      7-10 Years
                                      Experience Level
                                      Level
                                      Management
                                      Education
                                      Education
                                      A.A.S In Dental Assisting

                                      Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

                                      Headline : To obtain a Licensed Dental Assistant position with a team-oriented practice utilizing my clinical and patient relationship skills to promote great dental health while providing excellent patient care in a positive and caring manner.

                                      Skills : Dental Care, Patient Care.

                                      Description :

                                        1. Assisted in ordering and tracking supplies.
                                        2. Provided clinical support for Hygiene.
                                        3. Demonstrated safe and cost-effective practices when utilizing supplies and equipment.
                                        4. Assisted office in achieving defined goals.
                                        5. Assisted the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures.
                                        6. Taken dental radiographs (X-rays).
                                        7. Managed infection control.
                                                Years of Experience
                                                Experience
                                                5-7 Years
                                                Experience Level
                                                Level
                                                Executive
                                                Education
                                                Education
                                                A.A.S In Dental Assisting

                                                Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

                                                Summary : An efficient professional seeking a challenging and rewarding Licensed Dental Assistant position with growth opportunities as a Dental Assistant, where my skills can be effective to their fullest potential.

                                                Skills : Very good with customer/patient care and multitasking.

                                                Description :

                                                  1. Assisted with Direct, Indirect and Lingual bonding of braces with dentist.
                                                  2. Performed mechanical polishes on patients of all ages.
                                                  3. Took records, bite registration, impressions and mounted models.
                                                  4. Placed arch wires, c-changes, power threads, ligature ties, elastic separators, and open coils.
                                                  5. Assisted dentist in laser procedure of impacted canines.
                                                  6. Provided quality dental care throughout the community we serve by providing patients with dental education, trusted dental services, and guidance in overall health efforts.
                                                  7. Completed fieldwork experience promoting wellness within Park Dental by creating wellness efforts geared toward weight management, physical activity, and public wellness education.
                                                Years of Experience
                                                Experience
                                                7-10 Years
                                                Experience Level
                                                Level
                                                Management
                                                Education
                                                Education
                                                Diploma

                                                Licensed Dental Assistant Resume

                                                Summary : Responsible for performing routine and complex restoration of teeth, and also Performing simple and complex extractions of teeth, Performing alveoloplasty, and other routine surgical procedures.

                                                Skills : Patient Care, Demonstrating Skills.

                                                Description :

                                                  1. Assisted doctor with the placement of brackets and bands.
                                                  2. Ordered supplies for the clinic.
                                                  3. Understood and demonstrated proper sterilization, biohazard, and infection control procedures in compliance with the protocol.
                                                  4. Demonstrated complete knowledge of dental terminology, instruments, maintenance, and proper tray setups.
                                                  5. Performed all chairside procedures efficiently.
                                                  6. Efficiently directed patient flow through teamwork and communication.
                                                  7. Performed all applicable lab procedures.
                                                              Years of Experience
                                                              Experience
                                                              7-10 Years
                                                              Experience Level
                                                              Level
                                                              Management
                                                              Education
                                                              Education
                                                              A.A.S In Dental Assisting