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Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Summary

Focused Dental Hygienist with 25 years' expertise in assessment, treatment, and prevention of oral diseases. Highly accomplished in educating patients on oral health, hygiene and disease prevention. Adept in building relationships with patients. Seeking to leverage experience to take next career step with growing dental office.

Skills
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Fluoride application
  • Dental disease treatment
  • Soft tissue management
  • Stain removal
  • Dental radiography
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Tooth whitening
  • Sedation administration
  • Dental health promotion
  • Multitasking
  • Data management
  • Training & Development
  • Clerical
  • First Aid/CPR
Experience
01/2018 to Current
Dental Hygienist Marshfield Clinic Colby, WI,
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Cared for patients using advanced tooth cleaning methods.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Managed dental records and entered information using Dentpro to keep important patient information on file.
  • Customized prophylactic treatment to individual patients' needs.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
08/2015 to Current
Dental Hygienist Marshfield Clinic Lake Hallie, WI,
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Cared for patients using advanced tooth cleaning methods and periodontal treatment.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Provided chairside assistance to Dr. Kevin Parekh during emergency situations and trauma by helping with limited exams and extraction procedures.
  • Managed dental records and entered information using Eagle soft to keep important patient information on file.
  • Customized prophylactic treatment to individual patients' needs.
  • Recognized by management for providing exceptional customer service.
  • Improved operations by working with team members and customers to find workable solutions.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers when face-to-face or through phone conversations.
01/2001 to 01/2018
Dental Hygienist Marshfield Clinic Medford, WI,
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Cared for patients using advanced tooth cleaning methods.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Customized prophylactic treatment to individual patients' needs.
  • Visited classrooms to teach children in special needs programs oral health in proper brushing and nutrition. Taught parents and teachers skills to help special needs children how to preform brushing and flossing on their own.
05/1995 to 01/2015
Dental Hygienist Marshfield Clinic Hayward, WI,
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Cared for patients using advanced tooth cleaning methods.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1995 to to
Associate of Science:
Pensacola Junior College - Pensacola Florida,
GPA:
Certifications
  • Registered Dental Hygienist in Florida
  • Certified Local Anesthisia, - 2019
Accomplishments
  • Educated public on oral health and wellness through community outreach.
  • Consistently maintained high customer satisfaction ratings.

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School Attended

  • Pensacola Junior College

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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