Dr Paris - General and Cosmetic Dentist

Education:   

New York University, College of Dentistry , New York  NY

Doctorate of Dental Surgery, May 2012
NYUCD ADEA Chapter Teaching Program, Certificate of Honor and Appreciation,
New York University, 2010-2012

Yeshiva University, Stern College, New York NY

B.A. in Biology and Judaic Studies, Magna Cum Laude, May 2007
Deanís Honor List, Yeshiva University-Stern College, 2004-2007
Ann Schreiber Scholar, Academic Excellence Merit Scholarship, Yeshiva University-Stern College, 2003-2007
Yeshiva University Fifth Year Scholar, Full Tuition Scholarship for Academic Achievements, Yeshiva University-Stern College, 2006-2007

Related Professional Experience:

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Department of General Dentistry
General Dentistry Residency Program, Brooklyn NY
July 2012-June 2013

Dental clinic providing treatment to low income adult and pediatric population. Procedures included pediatric treatments, restorations, periodontic and endodontic  treatments (including molar RCTs), prosthodontics (fixed and removable), implant restorations, oral surgery  procedures (including extractions, jaw fracture stabilization, incision and drainage of abscesses and conducting biopsies)
Treatment of patients under General Anesthesia in the operating room
Treatment of dental and maxillofacial emergencies in Emergency department 

The Center for Special Dentistry New York  NY
Intern 2007-2008

Management of front desk responsibilities, staff and interns
Patient management tasks such as treatment plans, consents, schedules and payments, coordinated daily office activities and dental records
Acquired proficiency in treating phobic patients and helping them overcome severe dental phobia
Closely worked with senior dentist and the director in treatment planning each individual patient as well as formulating alternative treatment options
Prepared and assisted in all implant procedures including placements, sinus lifts with bone grafting and prosthetics
Closely assisted pediatric specialist in treatment of cooperative and uncooperative pediatric patients
Assisted in complex prosthetics, periodontics, orthodontics, endodontics and oral surgery procedures
Acquired proficiency in Dentrix Software
Trained and ensured staff compliance with OSHA guidelines and all administrative procedures
Prepared and arranged all required instruments and material, fabricated night guards, dental temporary prosthesis when necessary, handled laboratory tasks such as impressions and diagnostic cast pour up

Dr. Carl Pfeffer, D.D.S. New York NY
Dental Assistant, 2003-2005
Attained proficiency in four-handed chair-side assistance
Worked closely with general dentist in all chair side duties including preparing mixtures, and handling instruments
Sterilized equipment and maintained proper hygiene in rooms
Prepared patients for x-rays and processed films
Made night guards and other dental prosthetics

Continuing Education:

American Seminar Institute, San Diego CA
Approved PACE/AGD Program Provider, FAGD/MAGD credit approval,    
Advanced Pediatric Dentistry Review       April 2013
Advanced extensive seminars and lectures in treatment and management of pediatric patients

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Department of General Dentistry                                   
Resident, July 2012-June 2013

Year-long lectures paralleling clinical hands on treatment in Pediatrics, Oral Surgery, Implant Dentistry, Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics, Esthetics, Periodontics, Orthodontics and Endodontics
Year-long lectures on treatment planning and proper diagnostic techniques and assessment prior to case initiation

Extracurricular and Volunteer Activities:

New York University College of Dentistry, New York NY

Class Council, Student Affairs Representative
Class of 2012, 2009-2012
Attends Student Affairs meetings once every two months to discuss issues that are important to the student body with the administrator in charge
Helps connect students to the university and to their future in order to have a better experience at NYUCD
Helps students understand their rights and responsibilities and supports them to ask for assistance if needed
Persuades students to let themselves be heard at school and encourages cherishing of new student activities and talents

Selected Teacher Assistant
2010-2012
Assists students with preclinical laboratory procedures such as wax-ups, dental anatomy, correct utilization of dental instruments and the correct handling and grasp of dental hand-pieces
Assists pre-clinic faculty and course director with exam and lab work grading and organizing practical exams 

Elected Peer Mentor
2009-2012
Assists and guides rising junior, sophomore and incoming freshman students with adjustment to the new student life style and helps them with stress and time management techniques necessary for dental school

ITS ñ iTunesU Pod-Casting Representative/Organizer
Class of 2012, 2008-2010
Monitors pod-casting system efficiency and provide corresponding feedback to the Department of Informatics at NYU
Manages lecture recordings for courses at the College of Dentistry
Act as a connection between the Informatics and the Class of 2012 to facilitate communication and a common ground between the class needs and the department limitations

Volunteer Assistant on Group Practice Floor
GP 3CD-B, 2010-2012
Assists the faculty in clinical tasks and management of the student body
 
Volunteer Clinic Representative
GP 3CD-B, 2010-2012
Assists the group practice director and manager with management/emailing tasks in communication with other students in the group practice and patient records

Other Volunteer Activities:

Organic Chemistry Teaching Assistant, Stern College for Women, New York, NY, 2005-2006
Guided students with lab experiments in Organic Chemistry I & II, and chemical   properties  of different substances
Lead various laboratory projects and experiments in demonstrating chemical reactions
Helped with lab set up, break down, and maintenance
Graded exams and laboratory projects and provided feedback to the students regarding their performance
ESL (English as Second Language) Teacher for Iranian immigrants, Brooklyn, NY 2003-2006
Private Tutor in Math, Science, English, Hebrew, Brooklyn, NY 2004-2005
Day Camp Counselor, (ages 2-6), Brooklyn, NY 2002-2003
Kindergarten Teacher, Pre-K (ages 2-5), Vienna, Austria 2001-2002

Special Skills:

Certified in Basic Life Support, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, Nitrous Oxide Administration and Invisalign
Possesses excellent organizational, interpersonal and administrative skills
Has a command over clear and effective verbal and written patient communication
Highly proficient in management of phobic patients
Possesses ability to provide effective oral hygiene techniques and handle patients with respect and empathy
Working knowledge of Dentrix, such as scheduling, ledger, treatment planning, Perio charting, digital radiography and management
CAD/CAM training
Fluent in English and Farsi

Membership:

American Dental Association (ADA)
Academy of General Dentistry (AGD)
New York State Dental Association (NYSDA)
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)
American Student Dental Association (ASDA), 2008 – 2012
Aesthetics Club, NYUCD, 2008 – 2012
Pediatric Club, NYUCD, 2009 – 2012
Women in Dentistry, 2009 ñ 2012