Dental Assistant Resume Sample

Dental Assistants must have a Dental Assisting Certificate or Diploma that can be obtained in 9 to 11 months. This will prepare the Dental assistant to handle responsibilities like, the ability to follow detailed procedures and protocols, prep treatment areas. They also welcome the patient to the treatment space and prep them to see the dentist. The dental assistant should be friendly, follow directions and protocols well, and the ability to take dental impressions, x-rays and sanitize treatment space and equipment.

These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real Dental Assistant resumes for your reference.

Dental Assistant

  • Prepare patient, sterilize or disinfect instruments, set up rooms and procedure trays, prepare materials or assist dentist during Dental procedures.
  • Record treatment information in patient records.
  • Take and record medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Assist dentist in management of medical or dental emergencies such as extractions, root canals, implant placement, bridges, dentures, veneers, suture placement and composite fillings.

Dental Assistant

  • Prepared treatment room for patient by following prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepared patient for dental treatment by welcoming, comforting, seating, and draping patient.
  • Provided information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Provided instrumentation by sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for dentist’s access; suctioning; passing instruments.

Dental Assistant

  • Responsible for greeting patients, educating them in the correct path for oral hygiene.
  • Qualified in charting, taking impressions and pouring up, x-rays (PA, PANO,FMX), assisting the dentist with amalgam and composite restorations, crowns, root canals, oral surgery, dentures and partials, sedation dentistry, and placing dental dams.
  • Capable of preparing rooms for patients and maintaining infection control.

Dental Assistant

  • Exposed and processed dental x-rays, maintained patient records and lab equipment; sterilized instruments; and educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Worked chairside assisting family dentist with routine cleaning and specialized procedures, making patients feel as relaxed as possible and preparing them for treatment.

Dental Assistant

  • The dental profession has always been a passion of mine.
  • Determination, dedication and using the skills I have obtained, are all attributes to being a successful and productive member of a dental team.
  • My responsibilities as a dental assistant include patient care, taking digital X-Rays, sterilizing instruments, operatory care, fabricating and cementing temporary crowns, taking and pouring impressions, and assisting in general dentistry procedures including composites, extractions, crowns, root canals, etc.

Dental Assistant

  • Exposed and processed dental x-rays, maintained patient records and lab equipment; sterilized instruments; and educated patients on postoperative and general oral health care.
  • Maintained clean, sterile and positive environments optimizing patient comfort and safety.
  • Worked chairside assisting family dentist with routine cleaning and specialized procedures, making patients feel as relaxed as possible and preparing them for treatment.

Dental Assistant

  • Prepare patients for procedures – ensure comfort and develop trust; calm distress patients; instruct patients on postoperative and general oral health care; take record of medical and dental histories.
  • Oversee cleanliness of operatories and instruments; ensure safe/sanitary conditions using autoclave and ultrasonic cleaner.
  • Assist dentist with extractions, fillings, sealants, crown prep and build up. Take casts and impressions.

Lead Dental Assistant

  • Lead dental assistant at fast paced dental office.
  • Tending to patients and informing them of what their appointment and treatment Intel’s.
  • Assisting on major procedures including root canals, crowns, fillings, full mouth extractions and denture/partial delivers.
  • Explaining post op instructions to patients. Ordering supplies for office.

Lead Dental Assistant

  • Experienced Dental Assistant strong to execute all responsibilities and exceed expectations.
  • Helpful to all providers, managers & fellow assistants.
  • Reliable and valuable asset to any practice in a team as well as independently to achieve assigned & personal goals and objectives.

Lead Dental Assistant

  • Lead dental assistant at fast paced dental office. Tending to patients and informing them of what their appointment and treatment Intel’s.
  • Assisting on major procedures including root canals, crowns, fillings, full mouth extractions and denture/partial delivers.
  • Explaining post op instructions to patients. Ordering supplies for office.

Dental Assistant

  • The dental profession has always been a passion of mine.
  • Determination, dedication and using the skills I have obtained, are all attributes to being a successful and productive member of a dental team.
  • My responsibilities as a dental assistant include patient care, taking digital X-Rays, sterilizing instruments, operatory care, fabricating and cementing temporary crowns, taking and pouring impressions, and assisting in general dentistry procedures including composites, extractions, crowns, root canals, etc.

Dental Assistant

  • Applying my dental assistant skills in taking care of patients, interviewing parents, preparing patient and parents for sedation procedure and related questions.
  • Filling paper for out patient treatment.
  • Maintain customer service with post procedural calls and giving patients the ease, comfort and education required after long and crucial procedures.

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