Dear Ms. Winchell,
Since I will soon be moving to New Parkland, I will be leaving my current position with Dr. Stephen Thomas in Los Angeles. For this reason, I am responding to your opening for a Dental Assistant at Family Dental. I’ve attached my resume and a letter of recommendation from Dr. Thomas for your consideration.
I’ve acquired valuable firsthand experience while working as a Dental Assistant for nearly a decade now. I am especially adept at making patients feel comfortable while performing a variety of duties, including taking x-rays, fabricating crowns and bridges and providing oral hygiene instructions to promote good dental health between visits.
While working for Dr. Thomas, I worked with patients ranging from toddlers to seniors, fitting right in with your solid reputation as a family dental practice. I would also be able to keep your office running efficiently by maintaining and updating your patient records, scheduling appointments, answering phones and cleaning exam rooms and instruments.
In addition to extensive experience working in office and clinical environments, I also initiated community outreach programs with the support of Dr. Thomas, including visits to schools to promote effective oral hygiene practices. I look forward to scheduling an interview at your convenience.
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Ryan Childs, CDA
Sometown, MS 55555 | (555) 555-5555 | email@example.com
Certified Dental Assistant | Mississippi Radiology Permit
Delivering compassionate care | Ensuring patient comfort | Preparing for exams and treatment
August 10, 2017
Olivia Fullerton, DDS
55 South Pkwy
Sometown, MS 55555
Dear Dr. Fullerton:
As a certified dental assistant (CDA) with five years of experience, I was very interested to read your advertisement for a dental assistant on Monster. I would welcome the chance to join your team.
Since earning my dental assisting diploma from ABC University and CDA from the DANB, I have worked as a dental assistant within a high-volume dental practice employing eight dentists and 12 dental assistants.
Throughout my tenure, I received top marks for my clinical, communication and patient-care skills, as well as strengths in providing chairside assistance to dentists during complex extractions, implants and endodontic treatments. I am known for my friendly, reassuring demeanor and gentle touch during scaling, cleaning, polishing, taking impressions, applying sealant and many other procedures.
My dental assisting experience also includes assisting with fillings and biopsies; educating patients on oral hygiene, post-operative care and dental health best-practices; exposing and processing dental x-rays; removing sutures; fabricating crowns; pouring impressions; trimming models; and using Dentrix software.
In addition, I was recently recognized as the most efficient CDA in the practice based on patient volume¾15% higher than the CDA average.
I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss how I can deliver quality dental care to your patients. Please call me at (555) 555-5555 to arrange a meeting.
Ryan Childs, CDA
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