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Assistant Dental

Location:
Clarksville, TN
Posted:
June 08, 2018

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Qualified Lead / Supervisor that handles conflict and competition effortlessly and competently. Cultivates meaningful agreements and makes necessary accommodations in cooperation with clients / patients and staff members, with a very diverse background,

Strong team member

Team contribution

Computer application knowledge

Sanitization procedures

Machinery maintenance

Flexible and adaptable

Safety awareness

Quality assurance authority

Strategic thinker

Initiative to work independently

Production scheduling familiarity

Quick learner

Microsoft Office

Computer proficient

Results-oriented

Patient education

Exam room setups

Restorative procedures

Periodontics

Dentrix proficiency

Detail-oriented

Restorative dentistry

Disinfecting rooms and equipment

Patient schedule management

Multitasking

Four-handed procedures

Medical records management

Patient counseling

Child tooth charting

Soft tissue management

Mouth mirror inspection

02/2012 - Current Rivergate Village Dental - Madison, TN Dental Assistant

Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures. Escorted patients to exam rooms.

Instructed patients on dental hygiene and provided education to prepare them for oral surgery.

Obtained dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods. Positioned patients for treatment and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.

Followed dentists directions when administering anesthetics and desensitizing agents.

Took patients' blood pressure, pulse, and temperature and recorded measurements in patients' charts.

Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms, setting up required instruments, tools, and equipment.

Passed instruments, suctioned fluids and mixed materials for impressions. Produced opposing models, study casts, and impressions. Christina Dasher

Summary

Skills

Experience

Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist. Prescribed antibiotics and other medications.

Maintained proper graphical and perio charting.

Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.

Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.

Wrote precise fabrication instructions and prescriptions for denturists and dental technicians.

Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay. Consistently ensured the functioning and sterilization of equipment being used. Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.

Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.

Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.

Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.

Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Administered local anesthetics and removed sutures and dressings. 12/2011 - 08/2012 Armed Forces Dental Center - Clarksville, TN Dental Assistant

Escorted patients to exam rooms.

Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures. Instructed patients on dental hygiene and provided education to prepare them for oral surgery.

Instructed patients on dental hygiene and provided education to prepare them for oral surgery.

Obtained dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods. Positioned patients for treatment and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.

Followed dentists directions when administering anesthetics and desensitizing agents.

Took patients' blood pressure, pulse, and temperature and recorded measurements in patients' charts.

Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms, setting up required instruments, tools, and equipment.

Passed instruments, suctioned fluids and mixed materials for impressions. Produced opposing models, study casts, and impressions. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist. Maintained proper graphical and perio charting.

Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.

Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs.

Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.

Wrote precise fabrication instructions and prescriptions for denturists and dental technicians.

Gently and skillfully took and developed radiographs. Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay. Delivered preoperative and postoperative care.

Consistently ensured the functioning and sterilization of equipment being used. Recommended products and devices for patients' home care. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.

Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.

Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.

11/2007 - 12/2010 Matthew Walker Health Center - Clarksville, TN Lead Dental Assistant

Escorted patients to exam rooms.

Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures. Obtained dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods. Positioned patients for treatment and prepared necessary equipment for procedures.

Followed dentists directions when administering anesthetics and desensitizing agents.

Took patients' blood pressure, pulse, and temperature and recorded measurements in patients' charts.

Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms, setting up required instruments, tools, and equipment.

Passed instruments, suctioned fluids and mixed materials for impressions. Produced opposing models, study casts, and impressions. Actively participated in outreach programs for uninsured and underinsured children

Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist. Maintained proper graphical and perio charting.

Consistently followed protocols regarding quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting and emergencies.

Coordinated appointment schedules for both the dentist and oral surgeon. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies. Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs.

Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion.

Applied fluorides or other cavity-prevention agents to inhibit tooth decay. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.

Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.

Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.

Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Managed invoices and transaction receipts.

11/2006 - 11/2007 Tennessee Prison For Women - Nashville, TN Correctional Officer

Conducted internal security checks and distributed meals. Maintained correct physical head count at all times. Enforced resident behavior management system and wrote incident reports for infractions.

Conducted pre-trip and post-trip equipment inspections of transport vehicles and equipment.

Monitored inmate behavior to prevent crime, escape attempts and other dangerous activities.

Wrote daily reports that included recommendations for further treatment strategies and diagnostic efforts.

Attended regular trainings and maintained appropriate certifications. Transported inmates to and from medical and dental appointments, funerals, work details and court hearings.

Supervised the meal distribution and observed inmates during meals. Maintained daily logs of shift activity.

Informed inmates and visitors of rules, safety and security procedures and responsibilities.

Continually monitored dormitories for inappropriate activity. Signed in all visitors and completed appropriate visitation log forms. Maintained communications with all other areas of the facility at all times. Instructed inmates on work details and transported them to work sites. 05/1995 - 09/2005 Trane - Clarksville, TN

Proution Associate

Adhered to all applicable regulations, policies and procedures for health, safety and environmental compliance.

Maintained proper stock levels on a line.

Started machine operations by inserting control instructions into control units. Started up and shut down processing equipment.

Evaluated ongoing operations of Brake Press machines and performed troubleshooting on problems.

Worked with managers to implement the company's policies and goals. Completed preventative maintenance to enhance performance. Maintained clean and organized work areas.

Read and interpreted standard operating procedures to complete work in an accurate and efficient manner.

Read and interpreted standard operating procedures to complete work in an accurate and efficient manner.

Changed equipment over to new product.

Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures. Set up and operated production equipment in accordance with current good manufacturing practices and standard operating procedures. Adjusted machine feed and speed if machine malfunctioned. 2015 Bethel University Mckenzie, TN

Bachelor of Science: Management and Organizational Development 1992 Orlando Technical College - Mid Florida Tech Orlando, FL Certificate: Dental Assistant

1987 Sarsota Vo-Tech Sarasota, Florida

Certificate: Nursing Assistant

Graduated Magna Cum Laude Bethel University

Education and Training

Activities and Honors



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