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Registered Dental Assistants help dentists clean their equipment and provide chair-side assistance to patients. They also help with taking patients' X-rays, administering topical anesthetics to patients', polishing patients' teeth, and giving patients fluoride treatments, amongst other duties. Skills shown on Registered Dental Assistants' sample resumes include taking and recording medical and dental histories of patients, and providing post-operative instructions to patients as prescribed by the dentist. In order to become a Registered Dental Assistant, candidates must be able to show the completion of a state-approved dental assisting program on their resumes, along with licensure and possibly a CDA certification.

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Registered Dental Assistant

Managed all aspects of front desk operations including multi-line telephone, patient reception, and appointment scheduling. Interacted extensively with vendors; procured dental equipment and products. Delivered presentations to potential clients related to various dental treatments. Monitored all records and policies related to OSHA and back-office sterilization processes. Generated detailed reports of daily productivity; prepared and monitored patient records; resolved insurance and billing issues. Recruited, trained, and supervised 6 staff members. Served as office representative during several dental seminars and CDA / ADA events.

  • Introduced several new methodologies to streamlined operations and drive business growth; realized 20% improvement in production and profits.
  • Devised and implemented standardized policies and efficient workflow, which cut operating costs 25%.
  • Participated in setup of new state-of-the-art office; efforts led to increased profits and productivity levels.
  • Successfully influenced clients purchasing decisions by delivering high-impact presentations; secured numerous sales for full mouth cosmetic reconstruction and various dental hygiene products.
  • Built a highly productive team focused on delivering quality service and business growth; trained staff members regarding all facets of business procedures and customer service, which optimized daily operations.
  • Established long-term relationships with clientele; consistently provided quality service and offered recommendations based on individual needs, which facilitated ongoing business.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Economics
2

Registered Dental Assistant / Materials Management / Marketing Director

Processed orders for materials, supplies and equipment within the daily operations of the Central Supply/Receiving Division of FDSC. Maintained confidential records, entering data into computer system. Reordered and issued all medical/dental supplies within budgetary constraints and maintained a perpetual inventory control. Duties also included methods of development, cost control expenditures, and working with Accounts Payable upon receiving all invoices and purchase orders.

  • Performed work in preparing, updating and documenting changes on appropriate forms in the specialized administrative
  • Initiated orders and maintained an adequate inventory record of medical/dental and operational supplies, delivered and issued in a computer system.
  • Developed and improved cost control measures; worked and maintained within the constraints of the Central Supply
  • Performed related work in receiving, recording, storing, shipping, issuing and delivering supplies, equipment and other
  • Independently developed the Purchasing Department.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Management Skills For First Time Supervisors Training
3

Registered Dental Assistant

Greeted patients, introduced myself, and ensured they were comfortable while receiving service or treatment

  • Ensured all dental records and information were up to date and ready for the dentist
  • Performed classic and digital x-rays
  • Cleaned instruments, rooms, and other working stations by utilizing proper sterilization methods and utensils
  • Assisted dentist in all exams, cleanings, and procedures
  • Set and confirmed appointments when necessary, particularly for non-English speaking patients
  • Gained knowledge in patient care and comfort as well as the importance of caring for patients with respect and understanding.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
4

Registered Dental Assistant

Worked chairside assisting the doctor with routine cleaning specialized procedures.

  • Assisted the doctor in creating and updating patient chart information.
  • Assisted in keeping patients at ease before, during, and after procedures by explaining procedures and answering questions.
  • Entered new patient information into customer database and scheduled patients utilizing Dentrix software.
  • Kept inventory of all dental supplies and handled shipments and deliveries.
  • Created treatment plans and coordinated billing with insurance companies and/or patients.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Registered Dental Assistant

Responsible for examination room and dental tray preparation for examination and procedures

  • Assisted dentist performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties
  • Educated patients on proper nutrition and self-care programs
  • Impression taken for dental appliances and retainers
  • Take, developed and mount dental x-rays
  • Recorded treatment information in patient records
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AA
Mathematics
AS
Nursing
6

Registered Dental Assistant

Ability to perform without close supervision; patient oriented and problem solver; and excellent manual dexterity

  • Exposed and processed dental X-rays; maintained patient records and lab equipment; sterilized instruments; assisted office manager with patient scheduling, educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care
  • Applied fluorides and other agents to prevent dental diseases
  • Removed sutures
  • Removed excess cement from coronal surfaces of teeth
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety
  • Built a loyal patient following; frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental assistant
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Dentistry
7

Registered Dental Assistant/ Front Desk

Managed front desk, including checking-in patients, verifying correct and updated patient registration paperwork.

  • Answered phones and scheduled patient appointments, as well as calling to confirm appointments for next day.
  • Communicated effectively with Dentists and Dental labs to ensure pick up for lab cases.
  • Seated and checked blood pressure for patients, took X-rays, and took impressions when needed as an RDA.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Communication
8

Registered Dental Assistant/front Office Support

Direct customer service, answered phones, scheduled appointment and confirmed appointments

  • Assisted the Doctor in front and back office duties
  • Organized and scheduled pick up and drop office of dental appliances
  • Worked with insurance and design appropriate treatment plans
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Human Resource Management, Small Business Management
9

Registered Dental Assistant / Hygiene Coordinator

Developed and maintain both Doctor and Hygienist schedule to meet practice goals.

  • Responsible for answering incoming calls including: new patient calls, emergency, scheduling
  • Educated and consulted patients discussing treatment needs and presenting treatment plans.
  • Increased and stimulated new patient growth by supporting marketing and promotional programs, to include recalls cards, continuing care calls, referral letters and gifts.
  • Responsible for billing dental insurance, posting payments, and claim estimations.
  • Responded to Doctor, patient and employee concerns and inquiries.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Applied Science
10

Registered Dental Assistant

Prophylaxis/Patient Oral Hygiene and Health Educator/Scheduler and re care activator

  • Worked with special needs children with a variety of conditions to complete restorative dental work while maintaining a calm setting
  • Monitored and assisted with sedation techniques to include working with Anesthesiologists
  • Took and processed Radiographic and Panoramic X-Rays on a wide range of children with carious age, size, and degrees of comfort levels in this pediatric specialty
  • Took and poured models for laboratory work for the creation of Dental Splints and Pre-Post Orthodontic Treatment
  • Set up and break down of dental equipment and instruments in a closed operatory and open bay setting
  • Maintained dental equipment on a daily/weekly/monthly basis
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Rda Refresher
C
Registered Dental Assistant

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