Brooke Poole 8326 Garrett Drive, Tyler, TX 75703 (903) 530-3084 Brkd84@gmail.com Seeking to thrive and serve others in the dental field as a dental assistant. SKILLS I am a dependable, highly motivated, and detailed-orientated professional with 8 years of experience as a dental assistant. I enjoy working with patience and work to continue to improve my customer service skills to provide the best dental experience. I work well independently and in a team. I am clean and organized and have strong verbal and written communication skills. I have experience with Dentrix and am eager to further develop my career with other learning opportunities. EDUCATION SBDE â€“ Approved Dental Assistant Class, Longview, TX, 2007 John Tyler High School, Tyler, TX, 2003 EXPERIENCE Stephens & Stephens, Specialists in Orthodontics, Tyler, TX, 04/2013 â€“ Present ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANT As a dental assistant I am proficient in chair side assurance, instrument identification, charting, and patient education and support. I display excellent communication and critical thinking skills as it relates to patient relations as well as working with my Doctors and team. I am responsible for preparing trays appropriately after review of daily scheduled procedures and treatments to ensure successful appointments. I perform all required procedures efficiently, to include the placement of orthodontic appliances, excess cement removal, wire changes, impressions and instrument sterilization Smith Dental Care, Tyler, TX, 04/2006 - 07/2012 DENTAL ASSISTANT: As a dental assistant I was responsible for pre-operative and post-operative treatment of orthopedic patients. I take pride in caring for patients and ensure they are fully educated and comfortable with their procedures. I review and document patientâ€™s medical history and establish trusting rapport to ensure they have a positive dental experience. I assist in procedure preparation as well as assist doctors during all treatments to include general and sedation dentistry, taking impressions for crowns and dentures, taking digital X-rays, and recording treatment for patient records. I also prepare the patient, sterilize and disinfect instruments, set up instrument trays, make temporaries and deliver dentures.