Dental Assistant Cover Letter Sample 1
I am writing to apply for the Dental Assistant position at your clinic. I understand from your advertisement that you are looking for a young, energetic, and talented dental assistant to become an integral part of your dental care team. With strong academic qualifications and a proven track record, I think I have the skills for your position.
I am a graduate of the Lucas College Dental Assisting program, and joined Park Dental Clinic, where I am currently working. My employment with Park Dental Clinic has provided me with enough opportunities to develop a range of dental assistance, secretarial, and customer service skills required to excel as a Dental Assistant, including:
- Assisting dentists during different treatment procedures
- Taking and developing X-rays
- Sterilizing dental instruments and equipments and storing the same for easy use
- Giving instructions regarding oral care after they have undergone a surgery or following other dental procedures
- Performing office management tasks
- Scheduling follow-up appointments
- Keeping the records of patients
I am very proficent with computers and am familar with all the standard software programs. In addition, I am bilingual (English and Spanish), and have excellent oral communication skills. Interacting with patients, answering their queries, and making them as comfortable as possible are something that I love and excel in.
I look forward to meeting you soon to better understand your needs as a company and to discuss how I can make a contribution to your dental care team.
Dental Assistant Cover Letter Sample 2
I’m very interested in continuing my career as a dental assistant and becoming an integral part of your dental family. At this time I am employed by two wonderful doctors who can no longer offer me full time work. I am a graduate from an accredited college and was hired by my intern site (current employers). I’m a very motivated individual and willing to go the extra mile to get the job done well.
In addition to my dental education and work experience, my background also includes over 8 successful years as a manager/administrator. It would be incredible to find the ideal dental team to be a part of and share my knowledge with full time. I’m very good with people and enjoy helping others with whatever is needed. My dedicated work ethic is very important to me and I always look forward to educating myself to keep up with new advancements. I’m also self educating myself on basic dental terminology in Spanish so that I can be helpful to non-English speaking patients. I understand the importance of maintaining excellent patient relationships for trust purposes and referrals.
My educational background also reflects marketing and advertising design/concepts. I’ve spent quite a bit of time brainstorming with my current employer over marketing ideas to help generate new patients . I’m also the certified CEREC in-house lab technician that works with the CAD program to design crowns from stone models and mill/tint/glaze crowns. I like to think I’m pretty savvy with thinking outside the box and strive to do my best no matter what the task.
I work well under pressure and have mastered multitasking. I know how to relate to people and understand their needs. I’m definitely a people person and it shows in my daily attitude, all I need is the opportunity to show you. Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to hearing from you.
Dental Assistant Cover Letter Sample 3
Greetings, I am a multitasking professional, seeking employment opportunities with your company for the Dental Assistant position. I have a wide variety of experience such as Four Handed Dentistry, Chairside Assisting, Chart Documentation, etc.
I possess a cheerful disposition, along with a diligent work ethic, which is demonstrated through my interactions with staff and patients. I have clerical and administrative training, which includes scheduling appointments, outstanding telephone communication attitude and great verbal and written language skills. I have demonstrated excellent operatory turnover skills, proficiency in all DA code recognition and Tray Set Up. I am certified in Radiology, CPR, OSHA, and HIPPA as well as along other various required certifications.
I would like the opportunity to interview with your company for the available Dental Assistant position. Also, attached is my resume so that you may review my qualifications and experience at your earliest convenience. I look forward to being in contact with you soon.
Dental Assistant Cover Letter Sample 1:
I am writing to apply for the Dental Assistant position that recently opened at your practice. I am a graduate of the Century College Dental Assisting program and while I was there I participated in many school activities such as, participating in the leadership institute and individual focus seminars. I feel I can offer many positive attributes to your practice such as creativity, motivation, positive attitude, enthusiasm, and willingness to learn and be a team player.
During the dental office internships that I recently have completed, I gained 315 hours of experience in a general office setting and an Endodontic specialty office setting, which have helped me gain additional knowledge and experience which would be an asset to your practice. I am proficient in exposing radiographs, taking impressions, and have gained much experience as a chairside lab assistant. I know that the opportunity to become part of your team would be a wonderful learning opportunity as well as a growth opportunity to gain even more experience in expanded functions, radiography, and chairside assisting.
I have enclosed my resume. It gives you a better understanding of the background and skills I have to offer your practice as a Dental Assistant. I would appreciate the opportunity to set up an interview with you to further discuss this position.
Dental Assistant Cover Letter Sample 2:
Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself. I am contacting you now with great interest in the dental assistant position that you are presently seeking to fill.
I have Dental Assisting experience through a clinical externship program at Endodontic Professionals P.A. and at HealthPartners Dental Clinic in New York City. Skills I have acquired through the Dental Assisting program are as follows: Assisting the Dentist chairside in providing treatment for patients, patient management during procedures, instrument transfer, preparation and maintenance of dental instruments, supplies and equipment. Preparation of dental materials, such as: amalgam, cements, composite and impression materials. Collecting and recording patient health histories, dental charting and expanded functions as assigned. I also have thirteen and one half years working in a Dental Laboratory. I have twelve years experience as a Ceramist and one and one half years experience as a Waxer. I have extensive knowledge of occlusion, dental anatomy, line angles, bites, shades, porcelain build -up and staining techniques, working models, dupes and making matrix’s of study models as needed.
I am a responsible, dependable, mature, hard working individual who has a strong work ethic and 20 years work experience. I am a warm, friendly, compassionate, driven individual, and an efficient team worker who is willing to accept new responsibilities . I also enjoy meeting new people and like to make patients feel comfortable and appreciated and that is why I feel this position would be a great fit for me.
I hope that you will have the opportunity to review my resume. I look forward to having the opportunity to speak with you in greater detail about this exciting opportunity. Thank you for your time in reviewing my file.
Dental Assistant Cover Letter Sample 3:
Dear Sir or Madam, I was inquiring for the job listing of Dental Assistant that you have open at this time, I am a Kaplan College student, who completed 160 credit hrs externship at Apple Dentistry of Plano, and I passed the Texas SDBE exam and I am RDA Certified in the state of Texas.
My most recent training consisted in learning the entry level to Eagle Soft and Dentrix Dental Software Front Office Support, Manual and Digital X-rays, Packing Cord, Charting, Vital Signs, Custom Trays, Alginate Impressions/Bleaching Trays, Sterilization, Tray Set-Ups, CPR Certified, Four-Handed Dentistry, Oral Hygiene Instruction, and HIPAA/OSHA. I enjoy working in the dental office and I am a fast learner who is able to function in a fast environment and I am eager to learn new task to enhance my skills and enjoy serving others. My salary expectations are negotiable. Therefore, I am pursuing a career with your company whose success can be accredited to dedicated workers like myself in order to produce satisfied customers.
Thank you for your time and consideration. I hope to have the opportunity to discuss the opening with you in person.