Dental Technician Resume Sample

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April Meadows

100 Broadway Lane
New Parkland, CA, 91010
Cell: (555) 987-1234
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Professional Summary

Professional and friendly Dental Technician with an understanding of dental and medical terms and a long history of assisting with patient exams and laboratory testing. Strive to help patients feel relaxed and comfortable and developed a keen understanding of performing medical exams. Specialize in reading x-rays and creating dental appliances.

Core Qualifications

  • Performing and Reading X-Rays
  • Oral Appliance Creation
  • Customer Service
  • Taking Patient Medical Histories
  • Patient Support
  • Dental Terminology

Experience

Dental Technician, May 2012 – May 2015
Los Angeles Hospital Dental Clinic – Los Angeles, CA

  • Assisted licensed dentists with taking x-rays of patients’ teeth and performing other tests as needed
  • Greeted new dental patients and took medical and dental histories
  • Worked in the laboratory to create mouth guards and other oral appliances for patients
  • Helped doctors fit the appliances to ensure patients felt comfortable wearing and using the devices
  • Checked x-rays for signs of gum disease, cavities and other oral health problems


Dental Technician, June 2010 – May 2012
California Dental Associates – Los Angeles, CA

  • Took x-rays in examination rooms to show doctors any issues or problems with patients’ teeth
  • Examined x-rays and identified problems prior to meeting with the dentist
  • Responsible for cleaning testing machines and equipment before appointments
  • Cleaned and prepared molds before taking impressions of patients’ teeth
  • Used molds and other equipment to create crowns, bridges and dentures

Education

2010 Associates of Applied Health, Dental Tech
Los Angeles Community College – Los Angeles, CA

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