This resume template is designed to showcase your unique skills, experiences, and qualifications in a way that is clear and easy to navigate for dental practices. Having a well-organized and professionally-presented resume is the best way to highlight your strengths and help you make a compelling first impression when applying for jobs.

Risio provides some of Canada’s best dental assistant training, along with career-building resources for both graduates and new students securing a position to fulfill their work integrated learning requirements. Be sure to read our guide on How to Build a Resume for Dental Assistant Jobs before filling out this template so that you can make the best use of it and submit an application that really pops!

Resume Template

[Full Name]

  • Address: [Your Address]
  • Phone: [Your Phone Number]
  • Email: [Your Email Address]

Professional Summary
[Brief, compelling summary of your dental assistant skills, experience, and career objectives]
Example: Passionate and certified dental assistant with over 3 years of experience in both clinical and administrative roles. Adept at patient care and efficient in managing dental office operations. Seeking to leverage my expertise in a dynamic dental practice to enhance patient experience and clinic efficiency.


Clinical SkillsAdministrative Skills
Example: Proficient in dental X-rays and sterilization proceduresExample: Skilled in appointment scheduling and patient records management
[Skill 2][Skill 2]
[Skill 3][Skill 3]


Example: Risio Institute for Digital Dental EducationExample: Dental Assistant Distance Delivery Diploma ProgramExample: 2022
[Institution 2][Credential 2][Dates 2]


Example: Certified Dental Assistant (RDA)Example: 2022
[Certification 2][Date 2]

Professional Experience

Job TitleDental Clinic/Office NameDatesKey Responsibilities and Achievements
Example: Dental AssistantExample: Bright Smile Dental ClinicExample: May 2019 – PresentExample: Assisted in over 2000 dental procedures including fillings, extractions, and root canals
[Job Title 2][Office Name 2][Dates 2]

Volunteer Work/Community Involvement

Example: Toronto Community Dental ClinicExample: Volunteer Dental AssistantExample: June 2020 – August 2020
[Organization 2][Role 2][Dates 2]

Professional Affiliations

OrganizationMembership Status
Example: Ontario Dental Assistants Association (ODAA)Example: Active Member
[Organization 2][Status 2]


Reference NamePositionContact Information
Example: Dr. Sarah LeeExample: Chief Dentist at Bright Smile Dental ClinicExample:
[Reference 2][Position 2][Contact Info 2]

Additional references available upon request.

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Click the button below to access our Dental Assistant resume template formatted with all the relevant content sections you’ll want to show off your Dental Assistant experience. Just click “Use template for new design”, fill in your information, and export. Happy job hunting—and don’t forget to explore our programs if you’re looking for skills that can make you stand out as a candidate!

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