Example dental assistant resume experience

If you are a dental assistant what experience should you include in your resume? This article should give you some examples of the sort of experience that an employer is looking for on a resume for a dental assistant.

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Example dental assistant resume experience:

  • The name of each of your employers and your job titles.
  • A list of your administrative and clerical duties and practical work in the surgery.
  • Preparation of the surgery prior to patients arrival, sterilizing equipment and ensuring all equipment is ready and the waiting area is clean.
  • Making patients feel comfortable and at ease.
  • Amending patient records and taking down notes that are dictated by the dentist.
  • Mixing fillings and materials.
  • Assisting the dentist during dental procedures.
  • Acting as a receptionist (if applicable), answering telephone calls, greeting patients and making patient appointments.
  • Organizing and filing patient records.
  • Sending out reminder letters to patients for appointments.
  • Any new procedures, practices and processes that you have developed.
  • How you have reduced costs / saved money?
  • How you have improved efficiency / productivity?
  • How you have increased / helped to increase revenues and profits (if relevant)?
  • Any other achievements that have benefited your employers.

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