Dental Assistant Sample Resume

Dental Assistant 12/1/2010 - Current
Dental Assistant 6/1/2005 - 11/1/2010
South Coast Smiles New Cityland, CA
Harrel Dentistry New Cityland, CA
Associate of Science - Dental Hygiene Diploma XXXX - XXXX
Oxnard College Oxnard College, CA
Chad Konami
1 Main Street, New Cityland, CA 91010
Home: (555) 322-7337 | Cell: 000-000-0000
Professional Summary
Empathetic Dental Assistant with over 8 years of experience equipped with a proven ability to adapt and
demonstrate flexibility to accommodate various patient dentist and equipment demands in a fast-paced
environment. Knowledgeable and self-motivated with a willingness to work diligently to achieve personal
and team goals. Personable and dependable with a knack for building lasting rapport with patients.
Credentials and Licenses
Dental Assistant License #55591393 - Dental Board of California
Dental Hygiene Self Initiation Certification
HARP Certified
Skill Highlights
Scaling & root planing
Stain removal
Dental technology
Self-care programs
Nutrition counseling
CPR Rescuer Level C
Infection control
Periodontal charting
Dental x-rays expertise
Professional Experience
Team player tasked with new patient data collection and exam; chair-side assisting
Perform oral prophylaxis; remove plaque calculus deposits and stains to clean teeth and gums
Treat up to 12 patients – pediatric and geriatric – per shift
Apply cavity-preventative agents such as fluorides pit and fissure sealants to teeth
Utilize VELscope cancer screening instrument to detect abnormalities and pathologies in oral tissues
Maintain patient dental charts including periodontal charting and documentation of medical histories
Essential team member providing patients with nutritional advice and self-care programs for oral health
Implemented root planing and subgingival curettage under direction and supervision of dentist
Administered alginate impressions and whitening tray/sports guard fabrication to tooth surfaces
Prepared patients for exams by reviewing health history X-rays and explaining upcoming procedures
Navigated a patient recall system to insure continuous appropriate follow-up treatment for each patient
Effective user of ABELDent and ADSTRA dental software
Educated provider of proper oral hygiene techniques which helped patients maintain oral health
Completed periodontal charting for hygienists and assistants
Education and Training
California Dental Assistant Association Member (CDAA)


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