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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

  • I was able to stain and finish crowns for one day appointments for E4D-crown's.
  • The E4D crowns were delivered on time smooth and colored correctly.
  • Would sterilize and prepare the rooms so that the patient was seated in the chair on time or prior to appointment time.
  • I took ideal impressions so that the lab work was done on time and correctly.
  • Dispensed instruments and materials to the doctor before asked without waste. As a result, we were able to save on material cost.
  • Made each patient feel welcome and at ease prior to doctor seeing them
  • I would help in the hygiene room by periodontal charting, taking FMX's, and coronal polishing.
  • Oversaw the other assistants by using 6 handed dentistry. I also did coronal polishing before zooms and placed sealants on teeth as needed.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Mounting Articulated Cases
42

Certified Dental Assistant

Produce patient records including but not limited to panoramic and ceph x-rays, intra and extra oral photographs

  • Prepare patient for initial bonding; etch and prime
  • Analyze and place correct arch wires along with o-ties, power chains and metal ties
  • Chart patient information related to treatment
  • Impressions for retainers and invisalign
  • Responsible for sterilization of all instruments
  • Produce essix retainers and whitening trays
  • Prepare prescriptions for retainers, pendulums, bite planes, and expanders
  • Conduct patient care calls, confirmed appointment calls, and recalls
  • Responsible for cleaning treatment areas before and after seeing patients
  • Responsible for inventory
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
43

Certified Dental Assistant

Greet patient and take information regarding purpose of visit

  • Maintain a sanitized environment at all times
  • Take dental X-rays
  • Pass instruments to the dentist
  • Sterilize and prepare instruments
  • Maintain inventory of dental supplies
  • Perform a variety of office management tasks
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
44

Registered & Certified Dental Assistant

Promptly follow all instructions from the dentist dealing with patient comfort.

  • Other responsibilities include: Taking dental x-rays, performing required laboratory procedures, using four-handed assisting technique and keeping dental equipment in good, clean condition at all times.
  • Participate in in-service training
  • Instruct patients in oral hygiene and plaque control programs.
  • Fill-in for office manager.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AAS
Dental Hygiene
45

Certified Dental Assistant

  • Chairside assistant with Expanded Duties
  • Proficient sterilization and disinfection procedures
  • Exposing radiographs and duplications
  • Acknowledgement of EagleSoft and Dentsply
  • Order Filling
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma

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