Sarasota, Florida
Sarasota County Community College
Graduated -
A Brighter Smile Pediatric Dentistry
Dental Assistant

Prepare and ensure that instruments, equipment and examination area are sterile prior to each patient
Assist Dentists by handing them the required tools during examinations
Soothe agitated patients by explaining procedures to them at an age-appropriate level of understanding
Take x-rays of patients' teeth
Ensure all HIPAA and patient privacy protocols are maintained
Provide patients with brochures and pamphlets to illustrate treatments
Clean up patient waiting area and sterilize toys and board books
Demonstrate proper cleaning and flossing techniques
Gulf Coast Dental
Dental Assistant

Greeted patients, collected their paperwork and led them to the examination area
Using models and pictures, explained procedures to young patients and their families in a professional manner
Assisted with prepping the examination area
Scheduled appointments and follow-up visits
Made sure the front desk area was organized and neat
After a patient visit, cleaned up the area and prepped it for the next patient
Best Smiles in Florida

Collected information from patients, including insurance, emergency contact and medical history
Shadowed a senior Dental Assistant while they assisted Dentists to perform examinations
Assisted with creating temporary crowns and taking x-rays
Learned how to file information and ensure patient privacy and compliance with HIPAA laws
Called in prescriptions
Explained procedures and follow-up care to patients
Sarasota County Pools and Recreation

Maintained safety in pool areas by making sure all visitors followed rules and procedures
Cleaned up pool and surrounding areas after hours
Performed safety checks
If required, performed basic health procedures for minor injuries such as sunburn and cramps
CPR and First Aid certified
  • Administering fluoride
  • Administering sealants
  • Preparing dental materials for specific procedures
  • Taking x-rays
  • Microsoft Office proficiency, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Equipment sterilization
  • Periodontal dressings
  • Wound care training
  • Treatment plan presentation
  • Currently CPR and First Aid certified
  • Lifeguard training
  • Spanish - Conversational
  • English - Conversational