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Dentists are oral healthcare professionals handling problems affecting the mouth and the teeth. A typical sample resume for Dentists mentions work activities such as offering healthcare advice, diagnosing dental conditions, maintaining stocks, carrying out restorative and cosmetic treatments, extracting teeth, and updating patient records. A successful Dentist resume highlights qualifications such as dentistry expertise, dexterity, decision making abilities, empathy, teamwork and good interpersonal skills. Holding a dentistry degree is a mandatory condition for this role.

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Associate Dentist

Served as Dentist providing complete dental services to pediatric patients in practice consisting of 3,000 patients, 3 doctors, 2 assistants, 3 hygienists, and administrative staff. Delivered comprehensive dental care, performed restorative treatments, presented treatment plans, and explained care and maintenance measures to parents. Provided oral hygiene instructions, dietary counseling, and overall oral health education. Trained assistants, facilitated patient scheduling, and collaborated with dentists to improve effectiveness of office procedures and processes.

  • Consistently produced respectable revenue numbers.
  • Successfully helped children overcome dental fears by displaying kindness, patience, and compassion.
  • Valued by patients for promoting good dental hygiene through continuous education and encouragement of preventive maintenance measures and general oral healthcare.
  • Recognized for performing high quality dental work and building strong relationships with patients and parents, evident by patient loyalty and retention.
  • Promoted oral healthcare initiatives through community outreach programs and school events.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Biology
2

General Dentist

Performed all aspects of dentistry, treating over 5000 patients, including routine restorative treatment, extensive cosmetic procedures, prosthodontics (crown/bridge, implant, dentures, CEREC), endodontics (anterior/molar), extractions, periodontal therapy and treatment, oral diagnosis, TMJ therapy, sleep apnea appliance therapy, and treatment planning.

  • Consistently exceeded and surpassed 95% dental readiness through implementing and developing new patient care initiatives
  • Easily handles treating multiple patients per hour, running multiple operatories, and utilizes time efficiently
  • Motivated to succeed and exceed expectations
  • Coordinated treatment directly with specialists gaining valuable knowledge and perspective in patient care
  • Experienced in working with a wide range of personalities and people, trained dental assistants, delegated responsibilities to various personnel
  • Strong working knowledge of dentistry and valuable experience gained through working in some of the busiest and largest dental clinics in the world.
  • Completed challenging general practice residency, gaining valuable knowledge and experience in treating medically compromised patients. Developed a strong medical background. Well versed in not only oral disease but also the systemic connection, with vast knowledge of medications. Presented grand rounds presentations, served on-call, gained unique experience in treating maxillofacial injuries and dental emergencies. Rotated through all dental and various medical specialties.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
C
Certificate
BS
Biochemistry
Dm
3

My North Atlanta Dentist

Directed and coordinated the supportive services department of the dental office

  • Acted as point of contact for internal administrative requests and/or questions
  • Prepared and reviewed operational reports and schedules to ensure accuracy and efficiency
  • Served as liaison between patients and insurance companies/ specialist offices/clinical staff as needed
  • Performed bookkeeping duties using Dentrix software
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
MA
Educational Leadership & Administration
Early Childhood Education
4

Dentist

Provided treatments like fillings, root canal treatments, extractions and removable and fixed
prosthetics

  • Assisted specialists during various treatments like impactions, flap surgeries and orthodontic
  • Motivated patients, by creating awareness and providing health education
  • Supervised the Clinic staff
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
Dental Surgery
5

Associate Dentist

Given opportunity to learn implants, orthodontics, and extract wisdom teeth

  • Given opportunity to improve skills in endodontics, restorative and cosmetics
  • Introduced to new technology
  • Fast paced practice, learned to work efficiently
  • Diagnosed patients dental conditions and educated patients on oral health
  • Assessed treatment options and effective treatment plans and successfully carried out agreed clinical treatments
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Zoology
MA
Science
Dds
6

General Dentist

Examined teeth, gums and related tissues.

  • Performed extractions and root canals.
  • Bleached, cleaned and polished teeth to restore natural color.
  • Wrote prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications.
  • Eliminated irritating margins of fillings and corrected occlusions.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
Dentistry
7

Dentist

Specialized in the assisting of Periodontics, Cosmetic and Endodontics.

  • Administered routine patient care and monitoring, including instrument and material setup and sterilization.
  • Perform clinical treatments, alginate impressions and dental x-rays.
  • Repaired, adjusted and polished prosthetics. Performed tooth bleaching, child prophylaxis and sealants.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Dentist
Texas Registered Dental Assistant
Certified Dental Assistant
8

General Dentist/partner

Provided and managed direct patient care, including examinations, diagnoses and treatment for a diverse patient population

  • Prescribe pharmaceuticals, other medications and treatment regimens as appropriate to assessed dental conditions
  • Refer patients to specialists and to relevant patient care components as appropriate
  • Work in coordination with other clinic staff to effectively educate the patient on their course of treatment in order to increase the likelihood of compliance
  • Hired, trained and managed a staff consisting of support personnel, dental assistants and hygienists
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology / Chemistry
9

Pediatric Dentist

Office Manager

  • Managed all front office duties including insurance pre-authorization, patient scheduling, hospital scheduling, patient education, billing (including Wisconsin Medicaid), payroll, Meaningful Use within the office
  • Organized and created QuickBooks Pro system; created reports and graphs for office and taxes
  • Cross trained with back office duties
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
March And April
10

Associate Dentist

  • Performed 50+ molar RCT procedures with rotary instrumentation
  • Performed 100+ surgical extractions with no complications.
  • Assisted colleague dentists with difficult extractions
  • Completed numerous fixed and removable prosthetic procedures
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
Doctor Of Dental Surgery

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