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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.

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Certified Dental Assistant

Handled the tasks of sterilizing and disinfecting dental equipment to maintain accepted standards

  • Assisted dentist in conducting four-handed chair-side dentistry procedures
  • Prepare patients for dental health services and instruct them in appropriate post dental treatment, diet and oral hygiene
  • Handled the responsibilities of taking X-rays
  • Handled the tasks of arranging dental instruments and materials for chair-side tray
  • Maintain the instruments and working areas in strict accordance with sterilization/disinfect ion protocols per OSHA guidelines
  • Assigned the tasks of maintaining daily schedules to ensure efficient workflow
  • Acting as a receptionist, answering telephone calls, greeting patients and making patient appointments
  • Handled other responsibilities as assigned
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
32

Certified Dental Assistant

Built a loyal patient following; frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental assistant.

  • Expose and process dental X-rays; maintain patient records and lab equipment; sterilize instruments; assist front desk with patient scheduling, billing and insurance claims and educate patients on postoperative and general oral health care
  • Maintain clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Maintain inventory and supplies
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Certificate
33

Certified Dental Assistant

Assist doctors with patient treatment, responsible for taking and processing dental x-rays

  • Receive patients, examine dental records, and prepare patients for treatment
  • Create dental impressions (pour and trim), construct and cement temporary dental crowns
  • Sterilize and disinfect dental instruments
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Medical
34

Certified Dental Assistant

Provides superior patient care by utilizing a combination of on the job experience and formal education to ensure a pleasant customer experience

  • Responsible for scheduling patients, including pulling and verifying insurance benefits and coverage
  • Handles additional customer service requirements, including answering phones and assisting with questions
  • Provides Endodontic Assistance including taking digital x-rays and sterilizing instruments
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
35

Certified Dental Assistant

Duties include maintaining current knowledge of policies and procedures as they relate to safe work practices, assist dentist in endodontic procedures, x-ray patients, inform patients of preventative measures to maintain healthy teeth, I've assisted in pedodontics, oral surgery and general dentistry

  • Administer oral sedation medication
  • Prepare patient for IV sedation with heart monitor, blood pressure cuff and N20
  • Perform coronal polishing
  • Remove excess cement from supragingival surfaces of teeth with a hand instrument or floss
  • Proficient with the Dentrix program
  • Experience with Digital X-ray
  • Mixing of cements
  • Give post op instructions to the parents of patients
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
36

Certified Dental Assistant

Instruct patients on proper brushing and flossing techniques.

  • Complete a prophylaxis on all patients.
  • Assist the doctor with restorative appointments.
  • Take radiographs on patients when necessary.
  • Take impressions and pour up models as necessary.
  • Maintain a sterile environment throughout the office.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Dental Assisting
37

Certified Dental Assistant

  • Actively practice four handed dentistry including composites and amalgam restorations, extractions, crown and bridges, root canals, and implants.
  • Take digital X-rays, impressions and pour models.
  • Set up, break down, and clean all operatories.
  • Clean all instruments in the sterilization room.
  • Responsible for all inventory and ordering.
  • Document dental charting in computer and hard copy, file patient charts.
  • Assist front desk with phone calls, scheduling, insurance eligibility and patient payments
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Early Childhood Education
Dental Hygiene
38

Certified Dental Assistant

Greeted and seated patients

  • Acquired impressions and medical history
  • Assisted with dental procedure
  • Invisalign Work up
  • Help with cerec system
  • Assisted with Implant placement and Restoration
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Certificate
39

Certified Dental Assistant

  • Efficiently manage patient care, office and laboratory duties
  • Expose and process dental X-rays; maintain patient records and lab equipment; sterilize instruments
  • Assist office manager with patient scheduling, billing and insurance claims; and educate patients on postoperative and general oral health care
  • Maintain clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety
  • Manage inventory, stock all supplies, instruments and medications
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Health Service Administrator
40

Certified Dental Assistant/front Desk

Chairside assistant to lead dentist and associates

  • Maintain equipment and report any malfunctions
  • Keep up inventory of dental materials and supplies
  • Obtain alginate impressions as well as pour/trim models
  • Fabrication of bleaching trays and temporary crowns
  • Scheduling appointments and maintain recall system
  • Insurance verification/billing, treatment planning and financial coordination using Care Credit
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job

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