Arayah Mc Carter
A position as a Dental Assistant where I will be able to fully utilize my professional experience and skills.
Hands on Dental Assistant Training School Rockville, MD Certificate in Dental Assistant and Radiology
Skills & Abilities
Dental Assistant – ASE Dental Group, P.C., Silver Spring, MD February 2017 - Present
Open office and prepare operatories for patients. Seat patients for dental procedures. Perform general chair-side duties by assisting with various dental procedures:
abutment and emax crowns
recementing and rebonding of crowns
Set up and break down operatories, sterilize instruments and burs.
Assist hygienist with weekly and monthly maintenance of ultra clave, cleaning and replenish solution in ultrasonic, and weekly suction & trap cleaning.
Take digital periapical x-rays, bitewings and panoramic x-rays with 3D planmeca system.
Take, pour and trim impressions for night guards, surgical guides, and case study.
Discuss cleaning instructions to patients owning a night guard for the first time.
Clean night guard, partials, denture, retainer, nesbit, and valplast.
Monitor dental supplies to be reordered.
Train new dental assistants.
Front office duties are reviewing patients charts for outstanding dental work, calling patients and scheduling appointments.
Companion & Caregiver to Private Family 2015 – 2017
Exclusively for Cook Family
Companion and personal caregiver to elderly woman suffering from dementia/alzheimer. Made sure the client was comfortable and not in distress. Assisted with bathing, dressing and feeding.
Companion & Personal Caregiver – Home Instead Senior Care, Washington, DC 2013 – 2015
Exclusively for Hairston Family
Main responsibility was to make sure the client knew they were not alone and some was there to assist not control them. To engage in conversation was an important part of this position. Assisted with bathing, dressing and undressing, oral care, client feeding if able to sit upright and distribute medications if in a pre-dosed pillbox. Also assisted client with shopping, errands and accompanied to doctor’s appointments and community events. As needed, planned and prepared meals.
Cashier / Trainer Atlantic Supermarket, Inc 2008 – 2012
Trained new employees, operated cash registers, in addition to updating stock item prices and stocked shelves. Completed nightly cash closeouts and deposit of daily receipts.
Store Manager Brass Hen Restaurant, Inc 2003 – 2008
Managed restaurant hired employees – responsible for the general operation, nightly cash closeouts and deposit of daily receipts. Maintained communication and relationship with vendors. Handled conflict resolution among employees and sometimes customers to ensure a cooperative atmosphere. Ensured employee safety.
Nanny Miller Family Alexandria, VA 2000 – 2003
Prepared nutritious meals, took child to library, swimming lessons, playground and bike riding. Tutored in mathematics and reading. Assisted in arts and craft activities. Also did light housekeeping, laundry and grocery shopping.
Extern (4 hrs) Johwan J. Doh, DDS Family Dental Practice, Rockville, MD 04/2016
Greeted and prepared patients for dental procedure (including using the computer system to obtain patient charts and x-rays). Chairside assistant sterilized operatory instruments and equipment. Periodontal charting.
Extern (50 hrs) Dwayne E. Everett, DDS Oral, Maxillofacial & Implant Surgery, Bowie, MD 06/2016
Greeted and prepared patients for dental procedure (including using the computer system to obtain patient charts and x-rays). Chairside assistant sterilized operatory instruments and equipment. Worked in front office (filing, answering telephones, etc.).
Furnished upon request