Compassionate dental hygiene professional with vast knowledge concerning clinical procedures such as oral disease screenings, nutritional counseling, periodontal instrumentation, patient education and motivation, as well as implementing preventative measures to help patients achieve great oral hygiene.
Dental Hygiene Student08/2014 to 05/2016Univeristy of Alaska AnchorageAK, USA
Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
Educated patients regarding preventive dental care, plaque control, causes and treatment of dental problems and oral healthcare services.
Applied fluorides or and placed sealants in order to inhibit tooth decay.
Implemented irrigation and desensitizing procedures or products as adjunctive to periodontal therapy.
Administered local anesthetics and removed sutures and dressings.
Expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs.
Dental Assistant07/2013 to 07/2014Willow DentalWillow, Alaska
Made preliminary impressions for study casts and occlusal registrations for mounting study casts.
Effectively operated x-ray machines and developed x-rays.
Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies.
Obtained great patient management, as well as time management skills.
Education and Training
Associate of Applied Science: Dental Hygiene: Dental Hygiene2016University of Alaska AnchorageAnchorage, AK, USA
Certified in the administration and delivery of nitrous oxide sedation, December 2015.
Certified in the administration and delivery of local anesthetic, May 2016.
CPR and first-aid training and certification
Certified Nursing Assistant2010Mat-Su Career and Technical High SchoolWasilla, AK, USA
Registered Dental Hygienist: anticipating license August 2016
Vital signs aptitude
Coronal polishing ability
Dental x-rays (PSP, Digital, Film)
Soft tissue management
TMJ exams capability
Bleaching and whitening technique
Tobacco cessation programs
Volunteer, Dental Days, University of Alaska Anchorage, March 2015
Volunteer, Alaska Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Summer 2015, Summer 2016
Volunteer, Dental Days, University of Alaska Anchorage, March 2016