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Certified Dental Assistants provide support to dentists and help delivering oral healthcare and treatments. Typical resume samples for Certified Dental Assistants mention duties such as preparing patients for dental treatments, sterilizing instruments and equipment, taking X-rays, updating records, and offering oral hygiene advice. Those seeking to work in this field should highlight in their resumes basic dentistry knowledge, empathy, dexterity, infection control expertise, and strong communication skills. Education requirements include dental assistant certification and state licensure.

For more information on what it takes to be a Certified Dental Assistant, check out our complete Certified Dental Assistant Job Description.

21

Certified Dental Assistant

Efficiently assisted several dentists and one medical doctor in many areas of their practice, allowing for their business to thrive

  • Discussed good dental health care with patients
  • Answered questions of patients regarding oral health care
  • Scheduled patients for appointments
  • Assisted with follow-through regarding prescriptions and refills
  • Maintained patients records and files
  • Took X-rays
  • Sterilized instruments
  • Cleaned and polished patient's teeth
  • Back office Manager
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
Law
22

Certified Dental Assistant

Specialize in the assisting of Oral Surgery.

  • Perform general chair-side duties and assist with all types of procedures including General, Endo and Oral Surgery.
  • Utilize proficient knowledge of digital radiography to take digital x-rays.
  • Perform child prophylaxis.
  • Office OSHA coordinator.
  • Submit pre-estimates to MASSHEALTH and private insurance companies.
  • Proficient with Dentrix software.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Communications
23

Certified Dental Assistant

Reviewing patient's medical history and taking blood pressure.

  • Provide dental radiographs, including: panoramic, full mouth series, and bitewing x-rays as needed. Proficient in digital x-rays.
  • Experienced with the making of whitening trays.
  • Skilled with temporary crown fabrications and model casting.
  • Educating the patient about nutrition, periodontal disease, and restorative
  • Maintain a clean, sterile, and cheerful environment where patients feel
  • Use of computer programs, such as SoftDent
  • Experienced with the use of the intraoral camera and imaging patients.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
24

Certified Dental Assistant

Patient X-Rays

  • Treatment planning and charting
  • Assisted in routine dental procedures including but not limited to composite restorations, lab fabricated crowns, in-office Cerec crowns, impressions, fabrication of hard and soft appliances using Biostar and Vacuform machines, Invisalign, extractions, crown lengthening and frenectomies using Waterlase laser.
  • Operatory set-up and sterilization
  • Inventory and ordering supplies
  • Front desk back-up as needed
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Radiology
25

Certified Dental Assistant

Assist doctor during general and endodontic procedures

  • Setup and clean rooms, sterilization and monitoring
  • Assist hygienist in charting patients
  • Post treatment and notes, and schedule appointments using Softdent
  • Take digital xrays, using Carestream digital xrays and panoramic imaging
  • Front desk duties include answering phones, scheduling patients, checkout, insurance submittals and payments.
Candidate Info
34
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Design
26

Certified Dental Assistant

Experience with Dexis (digital x-ray software) and First Pacific Corporation (business support for dental professionals).

  • Provides front office support with assisting patients by phone, scheduling, and billing and coding.
  • Responsible for office inventory and ordering of supplies.
  • Maintains OSHA compliance.
  • Provides customer interface.
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
27

Certified Dental Assistant

Lead Assistant

  • Training new hires
  • Provide excellent customer service by ensuring patient flow is running efficiently
  • Chair-side assisting in a fast-paced dental office
  • Order office supplies; clinical and office
  • Pour, trim and polish impression casts
  • Sterilize and disinfect instruments and equipment
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AA
Arts & Sciences
28

Certified Dental Assistant, Team Lead

Prepare treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.

  • Preparing instruments and assisting during restorative, endodontic, and surgical procedures.
  • Take and record patient's vital signs, enter patient's treatment in the computer and preparing all consent forms regarding dental restorative treatment.(Digital QSI Dental Software)
  • Provides diagnostic information by exposing and developing radiographic studies; pouring, trimming, and polishing study casts.
  • Maintain patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; packing cords, cleaning and polishing removable appliances.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
Dentistry
29

Certified Dental Assistant

Directly assist the Doctor with a quick and accurate ability in four handed dentistry.

  • Responsible for all pre-operative/post-operative care.
  • Maintain a sterile work environment.
  • Modestly knowledgeable with insurance and front desk services
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Cna / Hha
C
Dental Asssisting
30

Certified Dental Assistant

Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry

  • Alerted other staff when patients arrived and prepared records for dentist review.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Assisted dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies when necessary.
  • Prepared surgical set-ups for IV sedations. (Adults/children)
  • Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization.
  • Successfully completed OSHA, ADA and HIPAA compliance trainings.
  • Maintained proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
  • Took impressions for retainers and appliances.
  • Instructed patients on post-op instructions and prescription use.
  • Assisted with implant placement, bone grafts, and maxillofacial surgeries.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Health Sciences

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