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Pediatric Dental Assistants provide clinical and administrative support to dentists treating children. Typical example resumes for this job showcase duties such as preparing patients for procedures, helping them feel comfortable, sterilizing dental tools, cleaning the examination room, and assisting the dentist with procedures. Required skills include a calm personality, the ability to build rapport with young patients, knowledge of infection control protocols, and stamina. Employers select resumes displaying dental office assistant training at a community college.

1

Certified Pediatric Dental Assistant

Supported the Doctor in completing surgical procedures and led a team of 10 employees in coordinating, managing, and completing daily tasks. Ensured staff was up-to-date on OSHA standards. Provided excellent customer service to dental patients and represented the organization at trade shows and presentations.

  • Screened and interviewed qualified applicants and conducted new hire training sessions.
  • Assisted office staff with filing paperwork, insurance claims and scheduling appointments.
  • Accounted for office inventory and ordered dental products, valued at $5,000 for restock.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Human Resources Management
BA
Business Administration
MA
Master of Arts
2

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Examined patient records, dictated and charted current conditions and medical histories.

  • Provided patient health education to children and parents.
  • Performed oral prophylaxis, fluoride treatments, sealants, and seated dental appliances.
  • Acquired, developed, and interpreted Panoramic, Bite-wing, Periapical, and Occlusal radiographs.
  • Placed and removed temporary restorations and periodontal dressings.
  • Scheduled patient appointments and filed patient charts.
  • Responsible for sterilization of instruments.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BA
Sociology
BA
Chemistry
MS
Molecular Biology And Microbiology
3

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Developed open rapport with patients, encouraging them to share questions and concerns.

  • Assist Doctor with many difficult patients, including special needs and extremely nervous children.
  • Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
  • Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
  • Competently prepared dental materials including cements, amalgams and composites.
  • Successfully completed OSHA, ADA and HIPAA compliance training.
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AAS
Associate of Applied Science
4

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Responsible for assisting the dentist chair-side, performing cleanings where tartar and soft plaque is removed from all surfaces of the teeth, and educating patients and parents on dental development; taking and developing dental x-rays, serving as an OSHA infection control officer, preparing, sterilizing, and maintaining instruments and equipment, taking impressions and completing laboratory tasks, and providing patients with proper care and education regarding oral hygiene.

  • Trained to assist and perform cleanings and sealants on behaviorally challenged and special needs patients, providing them with individualized care and consideration.
  • Trained to assist Dentists with Restorative, Conscious Sedation, and IV Sedation appointments.
  • Trained to impress for and deliver a variety of Nances, Space Maintainers, and Sagital Appliances.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Progress As
Anesthesiology Assistants Course
5

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Administrative Assistant Billing Coordinator

  • Supervised all office and sustained a high quality patient services and office environment.
  • Administered and aided staff for scheduling, treatment planning, collection, billing, insurance and office management.
  • Generated patient accounts and processed all billing claims to maintain smooth transactions.
  • Executed and utilized knowledge of digital radiology to take digital X-rays.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
BBA
Finance
6

Pediatric Dental Assistant

  • Organized a functional office work flow by preparing for new, continuing care and emergency pediatric patients of all ages.
  • Prepared essential equipment and assisted the Pediatric Dentist on treatment procedures such as crowns, fillings and extractions.
  • Ensured patients and their parents feel comfortable during visits by maintaining a calm and positive demeanor.
  • Utilized knowledge and skills accrued from previous dental experience to assist general dentists and other specialists when needed.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
7

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Presented over 1,000 treatment plans to youths (ages 2-16) and their parents.

  • Reviewed oral procedures and insurance with patients.
  • Gained the trust of each child - a necessary component to providing dental care to all
  • Assisted in providing over 500 dental exams.
  • Completed over 1,000 solo dental cleanings and sealants as a prophy technician.
  • Maintained two lab logs and coordinated deliveries of appliances in accordance with appointments as a traveling team member servicing two locations.
  • Processed over 1,000 x-rays, ranging from panorex, bitewings, to PAs.
  • Provided excellent administrative service by greeting patients, answering phone calls, and collecting paperwork and insurance information for patients upon check- in.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
8

Pediatric Dental Assistant

Performed preparatory procedures for various dental surgeries and orthodontic assignments.

  • Provided the dentist with appropriate dental documents to determine the proper dental treatment for each patient.
  • Maintained dental records and other dental documents.
  • Counseled parents and patients on proper dental protocol and procedures.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AA
Communication / Marketing
9

Pediatric Dental Assistant/orthodontic Treatment Coordinator

Assisted doctor with dental and orthodontic procedures, charted and billed to proper insurance

  • Maintained proper OSHA protocol and sterilization techniques
  • Took x-rays, did basic prophylaxis appointments, took impressions, poured/trimmed models
  • Provided financial counseling to the families of orthodontic patients which included contacting insurance companies to verify insurance benefits
  • Consulted and educated parents on orthodontic procedures and payment contracts
  • Scheduled appointments for patients and made follow up phone calls
  • Contacted Medical Assistance to obtain approval for orthodontic services
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
10

Pediatric Dental Assistant/patient Coordinator

Managed front desk coordinated patient reception, front desk clerical duties, insurance duties, payment processing and post-procedure follow up.

  • Interacted with patients' parents and calmed pediatric patients.
  • Assisted multiple pedodontists during all pediatric procedures.
  • Collaborated with multiple Office Managers from general & specialty dental offices for scheduling, revenue forecasting, marketing pediatric dental care and other executive tasks.
  • Worked in a fast-paced environment completing approximately 20+ procedures per day.
  • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) as of August, 2011.
  • Considered applying to dental school.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job

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