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Summary

Dental professional with five years of intensive experience in a private practice, as well as military hospital and fleet environment. Proven ability to ensure that dental practices are appropriately delivered to provide exceptional care to patients and their families.  Demonstrated capacity to effectively supervise and support staff in clinical settings.  Excellent ability relating to dental patients from diverse cultural backgrounds and various age groups.  Confident communicator that is able to exist as part of a dental team and embraces a positive approach to work.  In search of a General Dentist opportunity within an established and reputable dental practice where dedication is expected and the desire to excel is limitless.  

Work History

Aug 2015Present

Associate Dentist

Gordon Family Dentistry 

Atlanta, Georgia

Provides general and cosmetic dentistry in addition to assisting in retention of oral surgery, endodontic and periodontal procedures previously referred to outside specialists.  Restores and places dental implants. Provides emergency dental work.  Coordinates the daily activities of dental technical and support staff.  Assumes treatment as primary dentist for patient base 1,500 +.  

Jul 2014Jul 2015

Lieutenant, Dental Corps

United States Navy

Naval Medical Center Portsmouth - Portsmouth, Virginia

Served as Dental Division Officer of the Oral Diagnosis Department. Provided dental examinations, direct and indirect restorations, and extractions of non-restorable teeth to forward deploying sailors.

Oct 2012Jun 2014

Lieutenant, Dental Corps

United States Navy

U.S.S. Enterprise - Norfolk, Virginia

Served as Dental Department Head. Managed staff and technicians to efficiently sustain 98% dental readiness for the ships crew. Auditor of gold safe to account for precious metals use.  Training Officer for certification renewals.

Aug 2011Sep 2012

Lieutenant, Dental Corps

United States Navy

Naval Station Great Lakes - North Chicago, Illinois

Credentialing tour paralleling the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program of the Navy.  Acquired the skill and knowledge to proficiently provide treatments such as: third molar extractions, molar root canal therapy, esthetic crown lengthening, indirect restorations, computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing. 

Education

Aug 2007May 2011

Doctor of Dental Medicine

Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Aug 2003May 2005

Masters of Science in Biology

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Sep 1997Aug 2001

Bachelor of Science

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Major: Biology

Minor: Chemistry

Honors & Awards

Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal

  • Generated 98% dental readiness for 1,500 sailors
  • Provided quality care to 10,000 patients from six different commands
  • Commitment to sailor's personal and professional development resulted in 3 advancements, 15 personnel awards and 4 enlisted surface warfare qualifications earned

Certifications & Licenses

Georgia Dental License

Basic Life Support

Community Service & Externships 

Serving All Healthcare Needs of Hispanics (SANO)

September 2008 – 2011

Volunteered to plan health-related events for the Hispanic community and helped to educate faculty, students and local residents about the culture, as well as hone their Spanish speaking skills

The Good Samaritan Health Center Externship & Ben Massell Dental Clinic Externship

October 2010-2011

Through these externships I was able to provide dental treatment and diagnosis to low-income, uninsured and high-risk patients of all age groups in the metro Atlanta area.  

Student Exchange Program with China

April 2010

Traveled to Hangzhou and Wuhan for two weeks to visit dental schools and observe practices in oral healthcare from a global perspective, as well as sharing management and planning skills necessary for improving the overall quality of oral care.

Professional Affiliations

Academy of General Dentistry

American Dental Association

Georgia Dental Association

References

Jonathan Johnson, D.M.D.

Oglethorpe Family Dental

615 W. Oglethorpe Hwy

Hinesville, Georgia 31313

(912) 877-3070

Marianna Kovitch, D.M.D.

Atlanta Smiles and Wellness

4405 Northside Pkwy NW Ste 110

Atlanta, Georgia 30327

(404) 262-7733

Johnny Tran, D.M.D

Great Expressions

200 E Ponce De Leon Ave Ste 300

Decatur, Georgia 30030

(678) 836-2113