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Medical Assistant

Chula Vista, California, United States
March 14, 2019

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Ten plus years of experience in general dentistry. Extensive skills in evaluating customer/patient needs. Hands on experience in patient examination and dental procedures including oral surgery and manufacturing of dental prosthesis.


General Computer Skills

Documentation: Patient records/reports, Diagnose X-rays and CT scans.

Languages: Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese

Dental Office Skills: Budgets, Organization, Lab preparation, Examinations, Patient interaction/communication.

Certification: Medical Interpreting


Argen Corporation, San Diego, CA


Dental Technician

oReplaced partial or total loss of natural teeth by constructing partial or full dentures (metal and non-metal).

oRestored natural teeth by fabricating crowns and bridges.

oCorrected dental irregularities by manufacturing fixed or removable appliances.

oCompleted implant procedures by fabricating prostheses to fit implants the dentist places directly into the patient's jawbone.

oReplaced missing facial and body tissues due to injury, disease, or developmental abnormality by fabricating prostheses.

oConstructed prostheses by following the dentist's prescription; making models of the mouth and teeth from impressions of the patient's mouth taken by the dentist; building-up wax replicas of part or all of the mouth and/or teeth on the model; encasing the wax in a mold material and melting away the wax; replacing the wax with plastic, metal, or ceramic materials to make the replacement appliance; polishing and finishing the appliance prior to its being placed in the patient's mouth by the dentist.

oDocumented actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records.

oUtilized and conserved supplies and equipment by completing plaster casting, electro-spot welding, metal casting, metal polishing, wax modeling, ceramics, wire bending, electroplating and sandblasting; maintaining supplies inventories; keeping equipment operating.

oImproved quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes.

oUpdated dental laboratory technician job knowledge and skills by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

oEnhanced dental laboratory reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Western Dental, Escondido, CA


Dental Assistant

oPrepared examination room for patient examination.

oPrepared patient for examination.

oCleaned tools and organize trays/tools.

oAssisted Dentist with exams.

Dr Jose Artieda/Dr Erik Arzabe, La Paz, Bolivia


General Dentistry/Oral Surgeon

oAttended children and adults in examinations, cleanings and prognosis.

oAssisted with oral surgeries.

oEvaluated X-rays and CT studies.

oManaged offices.

Del Nino Hospital, La Paz, Bolivia



oManaged records.

oWrote reports for doctor’s diagnosis.

oCollected lab results.

oAssisted in patient examinations.

oDiagnosed X-rays and CT scans.

Dr. Carlos Costa/Dr. Vladimir Aranda, Bolivia


Dental Assistant

oPrepared examination room for patient examination.

oPrepared patient for examination.

oCleaned tools and organize trays/tools.

oAssisted Dentist with exams.

oManaged office, medical records.

oCoordinated dental conferences.

oAssisted with office budgets

Bolivian Bucomaxilofacial Society, Bolivia



oCoordinated and helped organize medical conferences by setting up the conference room, greeting medical officials, and government officials.

Dental Prosthesis Business Owner, Bolivia


oElaboration of fixed and removable dental prosthesis, crown, bridges, and crown Cobalt Chrome prosthesis


University of California San Marcos, CA-Medical Interpreting Certificate


Universidad Nuestra Senora De La Paz, Bolivia-Dentistry Major


Universidad Mayor De San Andres, Bolivia-Bachelors in Humanities


Instituto Virgen Copacabana, Bolivia-Associated in Dental Laboratory Technician


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