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Melissa Jagger Orthodontic Assistant
Dedicated assistant helping dentists with basic procedures for years. I am hard working and a quick learner due to which I have been able to learn the essential skills of dealing with patients and carrying out the instructions of dentists. I wish to learn further and be able to prove that I am an important part of the work line. I aspired to be a dentist and being an assistant is the closest to my dream therefore I am very passionate about it.

Work Experience

  • 7 Years & 4 Months

    Jun 2013 to Present

    Orthodontic Care
    Orthodontic Assistant

    I am responsible for handling the minor operations and procedures of patients.

    I attend patients by appointments and ensure that their problem is attended as soon as possible.

    I am responsible for handling basic toothaches, X-rays for dentists' attention, root canal assistance and also fillings.

  • Feb 2011 to May 2013

    2 Years & 3 Months
    Dunham Associates
    Orthodontic Assistant

    I was responsible for looking after the patients as they walked in. I recorded their condition and also did an oral inspection.

    It was my duty to look after the patient and ensure instant relief.

    I helped the doctor with basic procedures such as root canals, fillings and retainer fittings.

    It was here that I learnt the basics of every procedure and also learnt how the office files and paperwork is maintained for future reference of each patient.

    I was responsible for secretarial duties such as booking appointments and handling payments.

Education

  • 2007 - 2009

    College of Schiences
    Diploma-Clinic Care
    A comprehensive course to understand the basic works of a doctor's clinic. I learnt the basic file keeping, patient record and office administration in a doctor's clinic.
  • 1997 - 1999

    State High School
    High School Diploma
    A good student.

  • Languages

    English (US)
    Native or Bilingual Proficiency
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  • Achievements

    I successfully carried out the work that was given to me regarding file keeping and patient inspections.

    I was awarded for efficiency and support to the doctor.

    I also got an increment within three months due to good work and efficiency.

  • Training

    I worked with Dunham Associates to learn about the basic orthodontic procedures and office matters for a dentist.

    I have also learnt the basic procedures such as checking the patients' problems and basic things like cleaning, taking records for braces and preparation for root canals.

Activities & Interests

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