• Radiology certified dental assistant with 10+ years of experience working for private dentist and family dental centers.
• Well versed in dental assisting procedures for oral examination and routine restoration.
• Provide compassionate care to patients and educate in post-procedure care.
• Skilled in taking impressions, bite registrations and fabricate models.
• Maintain the highest degree of patient confidence.
• Ensure compliance with OSHA and MSDS guidelines.
• provide personal oral care instructions.
• Deliver community dental health presentations and manage health fair booths.
Jeffrey Billow, D.D.S , Wichita, KS – 6/2009 – Present
• Proficiently arrange dental instruments and materials for chair side tray.
• Assist in dentist in conducting four-handed chair side dentistry procedures.
• Perform intra-oral procedures such as placing amalgam, polishing and removing dental cement, removing sutures, irrigation and taking impressions.
• Skillfully prepare restorative materials and dental cement.
• Expertly construct models of teeth/mouth and polish models of plastic and plaster impressions.
• Sterilize instruments using autoclaves and chemical disinfectants to maintain accepted standards.
Community Dental Center, Wichita, KS – 7/2004 – 6/2009
• Assisted dentist in manage dental and medical emergencies.
• Maintaining emergency drug and oxygen supplies and emergency telephone directory.
• Educated patients about oral hygiene, plaque control, and post-operative care.
• Documented dental care services and maintained in patient charts/records.
Family Dental Center, Wichita, KS – 5/2002 – 7/2004
• Assisted dentist in all procedures including oral evacuations and mouth/tongue retractions.
• Chart all appropriate data of patients during exams and treatments.
• Developed and mounted x-rays according to the type of procedure.
• Maintained daily schedules to ensure workflow efficiencies and patient flow.
• Oversaw the cleaning, sterilization and maintenance of all equipment and instruments.
Certificate in Radiology
Wichita Community College, Wichita, KS
Associates in Biology, 2001
Dental Assistant Resume