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Yonkers, NY

Position Desired

Dental Assistant
Yonkers, NY


DENTAL ASSISTANT Completed in depth course as a dental assistant. Has had business experience: Bookkeeping Certificate from EOC, Westchester Community College

Looking for the opportunity to obtain a position as a Dental Assistant. Hard working, conscientious individual capable of working independently, as well as, a team member.

Summary of Qualifications: Ø Detail oriented and works with a high degree of accuracy. Ø Highly organized and flexible with ability to multitask and meet changing deadlines. Ø Excellent quick learner with ability to adapt to new challenges. Ø Enthusiastic goal oriented superb communicator. Ø A capable employee with a strong work ethic that can be counted on to get the job done. Ø Optimistic and attentive to the completion of precise tasks and projects.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, Outlook, and PowerPoint

Dental Skills: Anatomy & Physiology; Infection Control; Chairside Assisting; Oral Surgery; Dental Charting; Orthodontics; Periodontics; Dental Specialties; Dental Office Management; Pharmacology; Dental X-Ray Procedures; Prosthodontics; Endodontics Dentrix

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Dental Assistant Intern 2012 Dr. Stacie Calian & Dr. Seth Newman Yonkers, New York Ø Assisted the dentist during a variety of treatment procedures. Ø Took and developed

radiographs (x-rays). Ø Asked about the

medical history and taking blood pressure and pulse.

Served as an infection control


officer, developing

control protocol and

and sterilizing instruments

equipment. Ø Helped patients



after dental treatment. Ø Provided patients

instructions for

following surgery

dental treatment procedures, such as assist with the placement of a restoration (filling).

Taught patients


oral hygiene strategies

maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling). Ø Took impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts (models of teeth). Ø Performed office management tasks that often require the use of a personal computer. Ø Communicated with patients and suppliers (e.g.,

appointments, answering

telephone, billing and

supplies) and

Assisted with and helping to


provide direct patient care in all dental specialties,

orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, periodontics and oral surgery.

Child Care Provider 2010 to 2011 Yonkers, NY Ø Supervised children ages 3-12 years. Ø Organizing educational/recreational activities. Ø Assisted with homework. Ø Prepared and served meals. Ø Interacted with parents, maintaining a nurturing environment.

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