Dental Assistant Resume Sample

The dental assistant is responsible to welcome customers to the clinic and prepare them for various treatments and routine checkup ensuring their comfort. They need to be well organized and strictly follow the instructions provided by dental doctors. The responsibilities of a dental assistant involves preparing patient for dental checkup, sterilizing dental equipment, setting up instruments and assisting with dental procedures, assisting dentist managing emergencies when needed, assisting hygienist with procedures, recording patients vital signs, exposing dental x-rays from diagnostics, providing patient information about oral health care, collecting and recording medical and dental histories, providing instruction as directed by the dentists, caring dental equipment, ordering dental supplies and maintain the inventory, schedule appointment, providing postoperative care instructions, keeping dental room well-stocked, and assisting with payment procedures. The dental assistant needs to have completed the dental assisting program from a reputed university and must have proven experience in a similar field. They should have great knowledge of operating dental equipment and sterilization techniques. They need to be reliable, give attention to details and must possess excellent communication skills. Extensive knowledge about health and safety regulation is required in this field. The dental assistant needs to provide great patient care and must maintain a professional appearance.

Dental Assistant Resume

Name: Mindy Rogers

Address: 18310 Collins Ranch, Chicago, IL Phone: 501 – 302-756 Email[email protected]
Current Job:  Dental Assistant, South Coast Smiles, New Cityland, CA


A certified dental assistant with more than 7 years of experience providing efficient and competitive service to patients in busy dental clinics. Able to handle necessary assistant duties without supervision. Provide exceptional customer service, ensure patient retention and loyalty. Expert building lasting rapport with patients. Willing to work diligently to achieve personal goals.


  • Must be able to perform administrative task including billing, coding, form filling, and insurance claim processing
  • Must be computer savvy with basic knowledge of MS Word, Excel and spreadsheet
  • Need to be detail-oriented and adhere to procedures
  • Must possess interpersonal, organizational and listening skills
  • Knowledgeable to work in small space

Work Experience

Dental Assistant, South Coast Smiles, New Cityland, CA ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collected patient information and assisted the dentist during treatment
  • Removed plaque and stain deposit, cleaning teeth and gums
  • Treated pediatric patients and maintained patient dental chart

Dental Assistant, Smiley’s Dental Clinic, New Cityland, CA (2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepared 15 patients daily to undergo dental procedures
  • Assisted dentist with sterilizing equipment and setting up instrument trays
  • Exposed intraoral dental diagnostic x rays following guideline to ensure safety

Dental Assistant, Sunshine Dental, New Cityland, CA  (2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Scheduled an appointment and set reminders using software
  • Handled insurance document, prepared the bill and received payment for treatment
  • Recorded patient medical and dental histories and vital signs


PG Diploma in Dental Hygiene – Georgian College, New Cityland, CA  

Diploma in Dental Hygiene – Oxnard College, CA

High School: Grand County High School, New Cityland, CA  


Chad Konami, Dental Assistant, Smiley’s Dental Clinic, New Cityland, CA

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 15/8/1999
  • Hobbies: Watching movies and reading

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