Orthodontic Assistant Resume

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Career Objective:

A full-time position of an orthodontic assistant in a dental clinic and manage entire administrative, clerical, clinical and non-clinic tasks and offer best customer service to patients.

Summary of Skills:

  • Knowledge of physiology and anatomy of mouth

  • Skilled in taking patient x-rays, controlling infection, and administering local anesthesia

  • Ability to assist orthodontist in any tasks for treating patients

  • Expert in preparing patients and instruments for treatment

  • Excellent ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

  • Remarkable communication and organizational skills

  • Comfortable with MS office applications and other dental-related software

  • Outstanding customer service skills and telephone etiquette

Work Experience:

Orthodontic Assistant

Davis Dental, Conroe, TX

2011 – present

  • Assist orthodontist during dental treatments

  • Prepare patients and instruments for the orthodontist

  • Take intra and extra oral photographs, insert arch wires and perform fitting of bands

  • Maintain and order clinical supplies

  • Make patients feel comfortable and answer their questions

  • Maintain clean environment and sanitize the clinic thoroughly

  • Take x-rays and administer anesthesia as instructed by the orthodontist

  • Pull patients’ charts for orthodontist review

  • Instruct patients on the use and care of their orthodontic appliances

  • Greet patients, answer phone calls, schedule appointments and maintain patients’ records

  • Assist patients in sitting on the treatment chair

Orthodontic Assistant

Painless Dental Clinic, Conroe, TX

2009 – 2011

  • Assisted orthodontist in performing clinical procedures

  • Encouraged patients in taking the treatment

  • Discarded one-use supplies according to the Medical Waste Tracking Act

  • Diagnosed and provided treatment in removing dental diseases

  • Restored misalignment of teeth with tooth extraction, dental braces and Invisalign

  • Educated patients on healthy eating habits and taking care of dental needs

Education:

Associate Degree in Dental Assisting

Brim College of Dental Education, Conroe, TX

2008

References:

Available upon request.

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