Highly competent and skilled Orthodontic Assistant with 10 years career experience and possessing RDA and COA Certifications. Adept in chair side assistance, instrument identification, charting, and patient education and support. Displays excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
Casts and impressions
Prosthetics and restorations
Oral surgery and extractions
Colwell Family Orthodontics 3/1/2011 to Current Orthodontic Assistant London
Contribute to front office administrative duties during down time or between patient appointments.
Prepare tray appropriately after review of daily scheduled procedures and treatments.
Perform required procedures, including placement of orthodontic appliances, excess cement removal, pulp vitality testing, and endodontic cultures.
London Smiles 7/1/2008 to 3/1/2011 Orthodontic Assistant London
Documented patient medical and oral health histories and notated charts appropriately as directed by the dentist.
Provided reassurance and support to patients during exams, tests, and procedures.
Managed inventory and supplies of exam and operating rooms and restock as necessary or according to procedure type.
Orthodontic Associates 12/1/2004 to 7/1/2008 Orthodontic Assistant London
Assisted dentist in administration of medication and treatments, and provided chair side support during procedures.
Educated patients on proper oral hygiene, including brushing and flossing techniques.
Maintained clean and sterile environment according to regulatory agencies guidelines.
NCL Community College 2004 Certificate: Orthodontic Assistant London, England, UK CA Registered Dental Assistant (RDA) – 2004 Certified Orthodontic Assistant (COA) – 2005