Dental Assistant Resume Template

Here we have a resume template created by the online resume builder for a Dental Assistant with experience in several different types of dental offices.

The job seeker summarizes the resume with a brief summary paragraph that outlines their basic knowledge and fields of dentistry.

The quick skill highlights are used to give the reader a glance at their job skills.

In this case, the writer highlights the ability to do x-rays, polishing, inspections, sealants and hands on dental work. However, the second column touches on administrative tasks like billing, charting and general office management.

Dental Assistant Resume Example

Dental Assistant Resume Example

Dental Assistant Resume Template Text

Certified Dental Assistant with over nine years of experience assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record and office management. Strong knowledge of clinical procedures and dental terminology. Experienced with Periodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery and Cosmetic Dentistry.

Skill Highlights

Dental x-rays
Coronal polishing
Suture removal
Mirror inspection
Infection Control

Insurance billing
Computer charting
Appointment scheduling
Patient educator
Dental records
Office management

Professional Experience

Dental Assistant to Dentist
Dental Company Albany, NY, August 2010 to Current

Assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures. Coordinated appointment schedules. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries.Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Made preliminary impressions for study casts. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases.

Assistant to Oral Surgeon
Oral Dental Company Syracuse, NY, February 2005 to July 2010

Worked with dental surgeon to diagnose dental diseases and conditions that would require surgery. Closely evaluated the position of wisdom teeth to determine any existing or potential problems. Prepared surgical room for pre and post operations for Oral Surgeon. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Administered local anesthetics and removed sutures and dressings. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by surgeon. Performed laboratory and radiologic support functions.

Education and Training

DANB Syracuse , NY, 2007
Dental Assistant Certification

New York Dental School Albany, NY, 2005
Associate of Arts Dental Assistant Degree