October 2008 — August 2013
Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Thoroughly gather and recorded medical and dental vitals signs of patients. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures. Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examinations rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic,preventative,general,endodontic, and surgical procedures. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental disease. Applied fluoride to inhibit tooth decay. Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs. Schedule continuing care appointments and recall appointments.