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Dental Nurses assist dentists and help providing oral healthcare services to patients. Based on our most successful sample resumes, typical Dental Nurse duties are greeting patients, preparing them for procedures, offering oral care advice, sterilizing equipment and instruments, and helping the dentist when required. They may also need to handle several administrative tasks like updating records. A well-written example resume should mention assets like nursing expertise, empathy, communication, interpersonal skills and teamwork. Education requirements include dental assistant certification and in some cases, state licensure.

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1

Dental Nurse

Assisted periodontal surgery/graphing/biopsies and general hygiene.

  • Educated patients on oral/dental hygiene, projected office interests.
  • Performed general office control/scheduling/maintenance, ensured smooth operation.
  • Product sales training during patient visits, increase office profit by 28%.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
2

Senior Dental Nurse/deputy Practice Manager

Responsible for completing General Dental Nurse duties in addition to managing the practice on behalf of the RAF

  • Managing delivery of a wide range of tasks including the production of periodical statistic reporting, writing and implementing of Health and Safety policies, COSHH and Risk Assessments
  • Accountable for carrying out staff inductions, appraisals and training and development reviews
  • Successfully creating and delivering training seminars in accordance with organisation polocies and standards
  • Carrying out comprehensive peer reviews and clincal audit assessments and reviews
  • Part of a 2 Man Project Team to plan and deliver Out of Area Clinical Assistance, Set up of APOD Basra (OP Telic) in August 2005 and planning for Afghanistan in 2006 (OP Herrick)
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
HS
Gcse (including English, Maths And Science)
Medical Managment
Management
3

Dental Nurse Assistant

  • Admitted patient, conducted pre-operational and post operational care
  • Prepared instruments, assisted in procedures such as tooth extraction, dental prophylaxis, taking impression, fixing of dentures, root canal, tooth x-ray and film developing
  • Scheduled patient appointments
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BS
Nursing
RN
Medical / Surgical, Icu, Telemetry, Rehab, Labor And Delivery
4

Dental Nurse/receptionist

Provided chair side support to the dentist

  • Worked on x-ray preparation and development
  • Prepared patient specific notes and charts for immediate dentist follow-up
  • Participated in various routine procedures alongside dentist
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Strategic Management And Leadrership
C
Dental Nursing
MA
Medical Genetics
5

Dental Nurse

Responsible for all chair side nursing duties during all dental procedures such as fillings, root treatments, crown preparations, cleanings and dental check ups, occasionally implants and sinus lifts

  • Maintaining organized stock within the surgery, ordering necessary supplies, keeping the surgery tidy and clean
  • Making sure the decontamination room is meeting all sterilization requirements and doing my part as a team member to keep it running efficiently
  • Reviewing patient records to maintain up to date medical history's, radiographs, hygiene and check up appointments
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
2
months
at this job
Pharmacy Technician
6

Dental Nurse/assistant

Provides information sought by clients and assists them with their needs

  • Provides all the necessary instruments and materials needed by the dentist for a particular dental procedure for a patient.
  • Ensures sterility of the instruments and machines used for the patient
  • Maintains cleanliness and orderliness within the clinic
  • Maintains sterility throughout the procedure
  • Taking and developing dental x-rays
  • Assists doctor during dental treatments, procedures and surgery
  • Ensures comfort for the clients
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
7
months
at this job
Education
7

Head Dental Nurse/head Receptionist

Assisting dentist in all aspects of dentistry

  • Assisting with hiring and training staff
  • Supervised a crew of 8 workers
  • Infection control lead
  • Stock taking and ordering
  • Front desk duties (scheduling appointments, explaining treatment plans, payments, patient recalls etc.)
  • Customer Service
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Nursing
C
Secretarial Studies
8

Practice Manager / Dental Nurse

Managed all facets of Eight Man Dental Practice

  • Corresponded with all insurance company's and payer sources
  • Performed all financial aspects
  • Responsible for Human Resources for Practice.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
Nursing
HS
High School Diploma
BBA
Accounting
9

Dental Nurse/receptionist

Cleaned and assisted patients with denture and braces care

  • Sectional set up of dental surgical room
  • Examined critically x-rays of the mouth of patients
  • Assisted in the removal of decayed teeth
  • Educated patients on how to brush and floss their teeth well.
  • Booked appointments of patients
  • Welcomed patients and searched for their files prior to treatment.
  • Received payments and archived receipts for service.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Software Engineering
Nursing
Biomedical

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