I have worked in the orthodontics field for 20yrs in various positions. I worked my way up from filing charts as a teenager, and learned many different roles in the office to be as helpful as possible
New England Orthodontics Laboratory | Andover, MA, USA
May 2019 - Present
Grinding acrylic to ensure product fits model correctly / will seat comfortably, verifying prescription is being fo correct / following doctor notes, acrylic grinder for pontic cases.
Member of the safety committee - Ensuring lab followed OSHA safety guidelines, ensuring tools/equipment used was free of defects, stock for first aid kits met or exceeded OSHA requirements.
Office Manager / Orthodontic Assistant
Dr. Lynne T. Drizen Orthodontics | Essex, MA, USA
September 2012 - May 2019
Correspondences between Dr. Drizen’s office and patients’ primary Dentists, front desk coordination, drawing up financial contracts, keeping patient ledgers up to date, updating patient records, verifying insurance, filing insurance claims, interfacing between doctor and patient, answering phones, helping with job duties of other positions when they were unavailable to perform task, ordering More ...
Orthodontics Department Manager / Orthodontic Assistant
Collins Dentistry for Children | Pelham, NH, USA
May 2014 - May 2019
When I first went to work for Collin’s the ortho department had been mismanaged, accounts were seriously in arrears and new patients / recall patients were not being followed up or pursued. I managed to bring in 90% of past due accounts current / paid off without sending to a collection agency; while growing the department to make more money than had been previously made by the department ever More ...
Montserrat College of Art
Bachelors, Fine Arts / sculpture | Beverly, MA, USA
2001 - 2005
Recipient of Sculpture Department Scholarship 2002, 2003, 2004
Recipient of Scholarship for Artwork 2004, 2005
Recipient of Scholarship for GPA above 3.0 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004.
Time managmenteaglesoftLearning new thingsLean Management Multi taskingInsurance BillingActive LearningAdaptationAppointment SchedulingComputer Skills (Mac)Computer Skills (Windows)DolphinFinancialsGeneral LedgerIntra-Aortic Balloon Pump (IABP)Schedule PlanningStock LedgerSchedule coordinatingTreatment plan coordination Financial contractsPanoramic radiographsCephalometric Radiographs Intra-Extra Oral Photos