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Oral Surgery Assistants prepare patients for surgery and provide them with follow-up care. Sample tasks that are shown on example resumes of Oral Surgery Assistants include assisting in the preparation and maintenance of patient records, and assisting the oral surgeon with related chairside treatment procedures and duties. A high school diploma is all that is required to enter the field, though the completion of a dental assisting program or the earning of an associate's degree can both bolster a candidate's chances when he or she can include them on his or her resume.

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

1

Oral Surgery Assistant

Assisted oral surgeon in management of medical and dental emergencies.

  • Provided postoperative instructions prescribed by dentist.
  • Prepared patient, sterilized and disinfected instruments, set up instrument trays, prepared materials, and assisted dentist during dental procedures.
  • Administered and monitored patients with oral sedation.
  • Assisted oral surgeon with bone grafts, dental implants, expose and bonds, lingual frenectomies, and multiple and single tooth oral surgeries.
  • Exposed and processed dental diagnostic x-rays
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Respiratory Therapy
2

Oral Surgery Assistant

Responsible for sterilizations and cleaning of instruments used in surgical procedures. Provided room set-up prior to procedures and turn-over after the conclusion of the procedure.

  • Organized and cleaned treatment rooms, managed inventory of supplies, and assisted with maintenance of patient records.
  • Trained to scrub-in and assist with oral surgeries and procedures (i.e. extraction of teeth, biopsies, implants, etc.)
  • Assisted in administering anesthesia and monitoring of vital signs under direction of the physician.
  • Transcribed doctor-patient clinical notes, physician interpretations of x-rays and other test results.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Medical
3

Oral Surgery Assistant

Documented procedures, vitals in patient chart and relayed patient instructions.

  • Ensured that surgical tools were sterilized for start of procedure.
  • Processed oral x-rays, removable dental appliances and casts or impressions.
  • Managed and maintained patient charts.
  • Managed the inventory and regular maintenance requirements of office and dental equipment.
  • Responsible for ordering $25,000 yearly in office supplies
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
Medical Assistant
4

Oral Surgery Assistant

Prepared surgery areas and patients for operations

  • Prepared surgical dressings and sterilized instruments
  • Interviewed patients, took and recorded vital signs before procedures and gave pre-op/post-op instructions
  • Monitored intravenous fluids and vital signs during procedures
  • Gave pre-op and post-op instructions to patients
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Medical
5

Oral Surgery Assistant

Consent for treatment planning process.

  • Oversaw clinic supplies and equipment
  • Controlled and coordinated clinic requirements.
  • Created and maintained provider schedules utilizing Composite Health Care System.
  • Assisted in the creation, revision, and implementation of operating instructions, policies, and job descriptions to maintain consistent quality.
  • Data Entry Front desk/ input patience information
  • Maintained medical records, receiving commendations for thoroughness and accuracy in completion of reports and patient documentation.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BS
Bachelor of Science
6

Oral Surgery Assistant

Assisted dentist with many outpatients in a fast-paced clinic

  • Prepared surgery trays with proper instrument set ups
  • Performed sterilization procedures under proper OSHA regulations
  • Assisted with many surgical procedures under local and general anesthesia, including bone grafts and implants
  • Prepared medications for general anesthesia procedures
  • Earned Infection Control and CPR certificates
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
C
Dental Assisting
Radiology Certification For Dental Assisting
7

Oral Surgery Assistant

Assisted the dentist with treatment procedures

  • Took and developed dental radiographs
  • Obtained patient's medical history and blood pressure
  • Answered phone and scheduled appointments
  • Prepared and maintained dental instruments, equipment and supplies
  • Managed patient records
  • Customer Service Experience
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Political Science
8

Expanded Functions Oral Surgery Assistant

Handled all front office duties including: scheduling/confirming patients, check in/check-out, scanning/faxing, mailing/shipping, accounts receivable, daily finance reports/batch pay, payments, billing, and collections

  • Discussed treatment plans with patients and calculated co-pays/estimates
  • Submitted paper/electronic dental and medical insurance claims
  • Ordered all office supplies, drugs, and medical equipment
  • Assisted with oral surgery procedures such as: extractions, exposure and ligation, biopsies, and dental implants
  • Assisted with IV sedation procedures and monitored vital signs
  • Set up/break down of operatories, took digital intra-oral and panoramic x-rays, and performed all aspects of sterilization techniques
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Nursing
Prerequisites
9

Oral Surgery Assistant

  • Successfully planned and co-taught workshops on sinus lifts and other surgical procedures
  • Enthusiastically provided assistance in surgical procedures, IV sedation monitoring in an office and hospital setting
  • Efficiently prepared surgical rooms and instruments utilizing aseptic techniques according to OSHA regulations
  • Independently obtained a variety of precise x-rays and impressions for soft-bite plates
  • Proficiently maintained inventory of surgical supplies, bone materials, restorative and laboratory materials
  • Meticulously administered medicinal packing and suture removal
  • Effectively entered detailed patient dental treatment plans, charting, appointments and pre-estimate insurance claims
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AS
Science
BA
Human Services
10

Oral Surgery Assistant

Assisted surgeons during oral and maxillofacial procedures

  • Counseled patients for both pre-operative and post-operative
  • Monitored patients in the recovery room and assisted in their discharge
  • Taking and developing X rays (PA, Panorex, Ceflegram)
  • Duplicated models and created molds including detail finishing for oral surgery
  • Cleaned and stocked surgical supplies
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Medical Transport

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