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Certified Dental Assistant

Location:
Queens, NY
Salary:
30$
Posted:
November 22, 2022

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MONIQUE SHAW

Queens, NY *****

347-***-****

adtny6@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE

Friendly, Confident, Detail-oriented, Organized and trained Certified Dental Assistant with 7+ years of experience seeking an opportunity to further my career with a fast-paced, high-energy practice. Able to provide outstanding organization, a fantastic chairside manner, and motivation to staff members. Sometimes as a Certified Dental Assistant, you have to take the initiative to think ahead for procedures to be done efficiently. I do believe I possess that skill, my job is to make the dentist's job easier and also to aid in the comfortability of patients to deliver top patient care.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Schrier Dental Associates

Lead Certified Dental Assistant

Queens, NY

June 2017 - June 2021

Seating of patients accordingly

Prepare treatment rooms prior to the procedure.

Prepare patients before a procedure.

Provided information and answer questions from patients related to the procedure.

Prepare all required dental instruments for procedures such as root canals, crown and bridge prep, fillings, surgical and non-surgical extractions, implant surgery, osseous surgery, also less invasive ones such as deep cleanings, crown and bridge insertion, bite adjustment, and bonding. Assist dentist and handed required instruments

take radiographs/panorex

Pick shade with patients confirmation for crown and or bridge Take preliminary impressions to make temporaries for crown and bridge prep Maintain cleanliness of the office

Take photos prior to starting Invisalign

tracking of inventory and lab cases

Fabricate bleaching trays, night guards, temporary crowns/bridge, and retainers

Answer telephones occasionally to schedule appointments for patients or answer specific questions

Denture adjustments

Periodontal charting with the dental hygienist

Pour models for partial dentures, full dentures, bleaching trays, and retainers Deliver pre-op and post-op instructions to patients Cement temporary crowns or bridges after the procedure Administer whitening using the zoom or Kor whitening system Maintenance of dental types of equipment

Administered nitrous oxide to patients prior to procedures. Comfort and reassure patients with dental phobia

Take patient’s temperatures and make documentation in chart/file Janet K Yu DDS

( Temp) August 1st - 27th

Take full mouth series X-rays

Add new patients to dentrix/dexis

Set up scaling and root planing, regular cleanings, fillings, bondings, veneer preparation and insertion, night guard insertion, crown and bridge, teeth whitening

Take alginate impressions and PVS impressions

sterilize instruments

Weekly spore testing

Take patients temperature and make documentation in chart/file Mineola Smiles

Temporary Certified Dental Assistant

October 2016- January 2017

• Assisted dentist during Crown and bridge preps, pulpotomy, amalgam, and resin restorations

• Seated patients accordingly

• Poured study models

• Fabricated bleaching trays and temporary crowns

• Maintained dental types of equipment

• Took radiographs, developed in the darkroom, and mounted. Dental Arts Kew Gardens

Lead Certified Dental Assistant

January 2016-September 2016

• Speedily set up operatories and facilitated dentist during procedures such as root canal treatments, implant surgeries, sinus lifts, bone grafting, zoom whitening, resin restorations

• Took Impressions for crowns using the cerec machine

• Politely gave consent to patients

• Answer telephones occasionally when short staff

• equipment maintenance

• Tracking of inventory

Woodhull Hospital Medical Center

Dental Assistant Intern

October 2011-June 2012

• Quickly Assisted General dentists, Oral Surgeons, Dental Hygienist, and periodontists when directed

• Turned over operaties

•Seated patients in a timely manner

• Recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients • Took periapical film, bitewings, panorex, and occasionally intra-oral film

• Comfort and reassure patients with dental phobia Jeff C Strachan DDS

Certified Dental Assistant

January 2013-August 2013

• Thoroughly Assisted Dentist with procedures such as root canals, implant surgery, apicoectomy, surgical extractions, core build-ups, resin restorations, sinus lifts, bone grafts

• Verbally gave post-op instructions when necessary after certain procedures • Took digital radiographs using dentrix software

• Scheduled patient follow-up appointments after surgeries

• Comfort and reassure patients with dental phobia

EDUCATION

High School Diploma/ Dental Assisting Certification Brooklyn, NY

Clara Barton High School

SKILLS

Knowledge of Dentrix, Dexis, Schick, Scan-x and Open dental, Itero Scanning Excellent communication, time management, and multi-tasking skills Professional appearance, attitude, and demeanor Great hand skills and quick learner

Punctual, reliable, and dependable hard worker

• Ability to take radiographs without using XCPs

ACHIEVEMENTS

D.O.E Certified in Dental Assisting

Radiation Health and Safety Certified

CPR Certified

Awarded Most professional in Clinical and classroom



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