Dental Nurse Resume Example

(912) 55522-4321
San Francisco, California, CA 94115

Certified Dental Nurse with a strong background in assisting dentists in a variety of dental procedures, including general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to educate patients on dental hygiene and preventative care. Proficient in managing appointment schedules, maintaining patient records, and ensuring a clean and safe clinical environment. Detail-oriented, organized, and committed to providing exceptional patient care and support.

XYZ Dental Hospital - Dental Nurse
02/2018 - current
NYC, New York
  • Assist dentists in a wide range of dental procedures, including examinations, cleanings, fillings, extractions, and root canals.
  • Manage appointment schedules, confirm patient appointments, and handle patient inquiries via phone and email.
  • Ensure a clean, sterile, and safe environment by adhering to infection control protocols and maintaining dental equipment.
  • Educate patients on proper oral hygiene practices, preventative care, and post-treatment instructions.
  • Collaborate with the dental team to develop and implement patient care plans.
ABC Dental Hospital - Dental Assistant
01/2015 - 01/2018
Austin, Texas
  • Prepared treatment rooms, set up dental instruments, and ensured proper sterilization of equipment.
  • Assisted with dental procedures, including taking dental impressions, providing chairside support, and handing instruments to dentists.
  • Maintained accurate and up-to-date patient records, ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Managed dental supply inventory, placing orders when necessary to maintain adequate stock levels.
  • Provided administrative support, including answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, and processing insurance claims.

New York University (NYU) - Dental Nursing Diploma
01/2013 - 03/2017
NYC, New York

Proficient in assisting with a variety of dental procedures
Strong knowledge of dental instruments, materials, and equipment
Excellent communication and patient education skills
Detail-oriented and organized, with the ability to multitask effectively
Proficient in dental software and Microsoft Office Suite

Registered Dental Nurse, [State Dental Board]
Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Infection Control Certification