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Certified Dental Assistant

United States
November 20, 2018

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Brigette Douglas

* ******* *****, *********, ** *7909 (H) 765-***-****


Highly trained and organized individual with strong clinical abilities with a successful career in quality patient care. Detail oriented and problem solver with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced work environment. Dedicated to providing high levels of quality care and support.


Sense of professionalism


Motivated and a self-starter

Team player



Strong verbal and written interpersonal skills

MS Word, Excel, Outlook


Family Support Specialist May 2018 - Current

Willowstone Family Services Lafayette, IN

Interview families by assessing their situations, capabilities and problems to determine what services are required to meet their needs

Refer clients to community resources for support services such as job placement/training, debt counseling, legal aid, housing or financial assistance and provide concrete information, such as where to go and how to apply

Provide, find or arrange for support services for prenatal care, substance/mental/physical abuse treatment, counseling, or parenting classes to prevent more serious problems from developing

Maintain case history records and prepare reports

Administer age appropriate developmental screenings on children

Build trusting relationships with families

Expanded Functions Dental Assistant/Scheduling Coordinator Apr 2006 - Feb 2018

Periodontal Associates of Lafayette Lafayette, IN

Assisted periodontist with diagnosing and treating periodontal disease

Performed various administrative duties such as: account payments, balanced end of day reports, scheduled patients, electronic deposits, verbal and written communication with referring offices

Effectively operated digital radiography equipment to obtain dental radiographs for diagnosis purposes

Properly sterilized and prepared dental equipment, instruments and examination rooms in accordance with CDC for dental procedures

Anticipated periodontist's needs during procedures

Patient education/preventive dentistry

Hand-eye coordination with manual dexterity

Maintained confidentiality and accurate patient records in Eaglesoft software

Monitored inventory and routinely ordered sufficient dental supplies

Responsible for sterilization and radiation monitoring

Maintained and updated MSDS files

Managed the maintenance and repairs of dental equipment

Provided pre-op and post-operative instructions

Cosmetologist Sep 2001 - Oct 2003

The Edge Frankfort, IN

Analyze patrons' hair and other physical features to determine and recommend beauty treatment or suggest hair styles

Cut, trimmed and shaped hair or hairpieces based on customers' instructions, hair type and facial features using clippers, scissors, trimmers and razors

Ability to adapt to changes during routine service

Colored and lightened hair

Permanent waves

Manicures and pedicures

Facial waxes

Clerk III/Receptionist Sep 1997 - Aug 2000

Purdue University West Lafayette, IN

Served as central contact for the School of Consumer and Family Sciences

Provided administrative support to the Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Undergraduate Recruitment and Academic Advisors

Maintained student records for entire school

Greeted and directed students/visitors to appropriate personnel

Multi-line phone system

Operated office equipment such as copiers, fax machines, typewriters

Scheduled appointments for students with appropriate office personnel

Performed non-routine assignments from other departments as needed

Proficient of Microsoft Word, Outlook & Excel

Data entry, assisted in scheduling of classes


Expanded Functions Dental Assistant Certificate Oct 2017

Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN

Technical Certificate: Certified Dental Assistant May 2006

Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette Lafayette, IN

Recipient of the Dean's Award

Graduated Summa Cum Laude

Cosmetology License Sep 2001

Lafayette Beauty Academy Lafayette, IN

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