Entry Level Dental Assistant Cover Letter Examples

Bonnie Porter

123 Main Street, Stateland, ST, 99999 C: (555) 123-9876sample.email@livecareer.com

September , 2014

To Whom It May Concern,

You need a sharp dental assistant with great attention to detail and excellent skills. My education and training make me an ideal candidate for this position.

Please review my attached resume for more details on the following qualifications:

  • Graduate of Great Oak’s 10 month, 900 credit hours, dental assisting program.
  • Skilled in examining teeth, gums, and related tissues using dental instruments, x-rays, and other diagnostic equipment to evaluate overall dental health.
  • In depth knowledge of infection control procedures and equipment/instrument sterilization.
  • Capable of advising and instructing patients regarding preventive dental care.
  • Able to provide instruction on diet, brushing, flossing, the use of fluorides, and other issues to promote dental health.
  • Extensive experience providing exceptional customer service and possessing superb administrative skills.

I’d be happy to provide greater detail about my skills and experience during an interview. Please call me at your earliest convenience. 

I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to work with and learn from you and your talented team. I look forward to speaking with you soon.


Bonnie Por

 Energetic, eager to learn, highly interested student. Currently completing 9 month course titled 'Intro to Dental Assisting'. registered to begin dental radiology course in hopes of gaining x-ray license. recently held a temporary position at an eastern dental location. unrelated to dental offices my employment history consists of positions paying close attention to detail and relied on team work to achieve the goal of customer satisfaction.  
certificate of completion for an 'Intro to Dental Assisting' course.
will also be receiving dental radiology license end of fall 2016 although not yet completed. after radiology license has been attained, CDA and RDA certifications will follow.
  • bilingual(Spanish and English)
  • patience
  • attention to detail
know how in development of x rays
sanitation of dental instruments
preparing room appropriately for procedures
appropriate clean up of room following procedures
entry level dental assistantMar 2016 to Apr 2016
eastern dental - flemington, nj
Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs. Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations. Reviewed status of waiting room on a routine basis to ensure that patients were being seen in a timely fashion. Provided appropriate postoperative instructions as prescribed by dentist. Correctly arranged instrument trays prior to dental procedures and surgeries. Duplicated x-rays when requested by insurance companies. Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services. Proficiently assisted dentist with diagnostic, preventative, general, orthodontic, endodontic, surgical and periodontic procedures.
certificate of completion, dental assisting2016poly tech - flemington, nj, usaobtained ged in 2015. transcrips available for review if needed
volunteer position kept at Westfield dental associates. position had a focus in charting and computer work as well as patient satisfaction.

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