• Fredericksburg, VA

Miquala Branklin

Dental Assistant 


Detail oriented and experienced Dental Assistant with impressive customer service, organizational, problem solving and administrative skills, seeking an opportunity to secure a position in a fast paced dental office such as with



Brain Behavior & Cognitive Science, B.S.

Sep 2007 - Apr 2012
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

University Honors



Dental Radiography

Mar 2015 - Present
Germanna Community College Center for Workforce & Community Education

Certificate of Completion, Dental Radiation Safety Seminar

Clinical & Computer Skills 

Digital Dental Radiographs  | Customer Service | Instrument Sterilization | Operatory Preparation Temporary Fillings | Temporary Crown Fabrication | Alginate Impressions | Model Casting | Fluoride Applications | Tooth Polishing | Placing Matrix Bands | Root Canal | Crown & Bridge | Oral Surgery Composite Fillings | Dentures | Pediatrics |Dexis | Dentrix | Microsoft Office

Professional Experience 

Work History

Dental Assistant

Oct 2014 - Present
Tranquility Dental Center, Fredericksburg, VA
  • Provide chair-side assistance to Dentist during simple limited and comprehensive exams, Periodontal Scaling & Root Planing, major restorative procedures, and oral surgery.
  • Increase the efficiency of the Dentist's performance and her providing of great oral health care.
  • Administer comfort to every patient before, during, and after treatment.
  • Instruct patients toward effective oral and postoperative care.
  • Expose dental radiographs(bitewing, periapical, panoramic) and present to Doctor.
  • Take impressions of patients teeth; pour models if needed.
  • Extraorally adjust crowns and dentures.
  • Properly and efficiently break down and set up operatories for patient treatment.
  • Sterilization of Instruments.
  • Communicate with dental laboratories regarding fabrication of patient crowns, dentures, and other prosthesis.
  • Prepare patient cases to be sent to dental laboratories.
  • Manage monthly dental supply list.
  • Train new dental assistant employees.
  • Answer phones, schedule, and confirm patient appointments..