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Dental Assistant Registered, manager

Memphis, TN
June 17, 2024

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Cherina Williams

Registered Dental Assistant Extended Functions II

Memphis, TN 38125


To provide dental support in a work environment where I can utilize my knowledge, tools, opportunity, and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of each individual I interact with. Willing to relocate: Anywhere

Authorized to work in the US for any employer

Work Experience

Clinical Director

Smiles by Dr. Price-Memphis, TN

December 2023 to Present

Responsible for training assistants, and assisting the doctor as needed. Creating treatment plans and presenting to patients. Familiar with the 3shape trios scanner. Scanning for crowns, clear aligners, and implant crowns. Monthly ordering of supplies, and making sure the office is up to OSHA standards. Maintain weekly payroll for staff as well as lab invoices. Following up with patients from the doctors zoom consultations.


Dentists of Studio City-Studio City, CA

April 2022 to December 2023

Responsible for keeping the dental supervisor abreast of daily office activities. Knowledge of all areas in the office and its specialties. Train as well as delegate duties to other assistants throughout the office. Communicate well with others and follow all policies and procedures with professionalism. Provides oral hygiene and preventive services to patients. Evaluate and assess provision of services. Performs extended function procedures safely in compliance with regulations under the direction of a dentist. Prepares materials and equipment for treatment and has them ready before doctor starts. Takes final impressions for removable prosthesis. Places, contours, finishes and adjusts all direct restorations. Adjusts and cements permanent indirect restorations. Performs cord retraction of gingiva for impression procedures. Takes final impressions for permanent indirect restorations. Using digital scanning for general and orthodontic procedures. Scanned and designed implant CAD/CAM implants, crowns, and bridges. Designed and milled out same day crowns/bridges. Lead RDA

Corona Hills Modern Dentistry-Corona, CA

September 2020 to April 2022

Assisting the Doctor during treatments. Performing Coronal Polishing and placing Sealants on patients. Taking X-rays, digital, intraoral, and using a Panoramic/CBCT Machine. Knowledge of nitrous oxide during treatments. Working with the Doctor and Anesthesiologist during surgical treatments. Sterilizing instruments between patients and stocking the treatment rooms. Responsible for ensuring back office staff runs smooth and efficient, training new hires and going through the onboard process for them as well as new doctors. Maintaining back office log books and created the monthly schedule for assistants. Also responsible for scanning, and milling using CAD/CAM. Familiar with CEREC and SPARK Clear Aligners. RDA

Imperial Dental and Orthodontics-Yucaipa, CA

March 2019 to September 2020

Seating patients, setting up rooms, maintaining cleanliness in lab and sterilization area. Performing X-rays,(digital & intraoral) Coronal Polishing, and Sealants on patients. Taking impressions, making temporary crowns/bridges, and pouring up the models for whitening trays as well as dentures and partials. Assisting in tray and room setup for Dr and the Hygienist and scheduling patients appointments. Sterilizing dental instruments by ultrasonic cleaner and the autoclave. Running the lines daily and at the close of each day. Charting conditions for both Dr. and Hygienist when needed. Assisting doctor during treatments, filling out lab slips, and sending cases out to several labs. Education

RDAEF2 in Dentistry

Extended Functions Dental Assistant Association - Tustin, CA October 2021 to April 2022

DA Certificate. RDA Eligible in Dental

Riverside SCE Registered Dental Assisting Program - Riverside, CA September 2016 to June 2017




• Digital scanning (4 years)

• Infection Control Training

• Dental fabrication

• Laboratory experience

• Anatomy knowledge

• Dental receptionist

• Communication skills

• Negotiation

• Outside sales

• Medical records

• Clerical experience

• Filing

• Office management

• Dental receptionist

Certifications and Licenses


September 2017 to Present

CA X-ray, Coronal Polishing, Pit and Fissure Sealants. License through the Dental Board of California. Basic Life Support (BLS)

May 2022 to May 2024

Basic Life Support


April 2022 to Present

Licensed through the Dental Board of California to perform restorative work, extended functions under general supervision.

Additional Information


HIPAA Compliance and Confidentiality

CA Law and Ethics

Infection Control and OSHA Standards

Oral Health and Disease Prevention

Chair-side Dental Assisting

Dental Materials

Dental Radiology

Coronal Polishing

Pit and Fissure Sealant Application

Ultrasonic Scaling for Cement Removal

CEREC trained

Clear Alighner Therapy (SPARK)

Possess analytical, problem-solving, time management and organizational skills, able to independently compose correspondence and documents, capable of effectively communicating in a diverse work environment and possess the ability to work in a fast-pace setting with multiple deadlines and frequent interruptions. Acquiring aptitude in dental and insurance terminology, familiar with billing and coding in the dental office setting, and HIPAA compliant.

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