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dental hygienist resume example with 6 years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Newly licensed Dental Hygienist with hands-on training eager to launch career in dentistry with more than six years of experience in areas of dental hygiene care.Expert at dental radiography, prophylaxis, aseptic techniques and patient education and oral disease treatment. Team-oriented with success in building strong relationships with colleagues and patients.

Skills
  • Treatment room setup
  • Sterilization techniques
  • Taking X-rays
  • Disinfecting rooms and equipment
  • Patient schedule management
  • Dental Hygiene
  • Medical records management
  • Chairside assistance
  • Oral Healthcare
  • Four-handed procedures
  • Exam room setups
  • Knowledgeable in Dentisoft and digital Rx machine
  • Fluoride application
  • Tooth whitening
  • Dental health promotion
  • Stain removal
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Dental disease treatment
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Soft tissue management
  • Computer Skills
  • PPE use
Education and Training
Dental Hygiene Program Miami, FL, Expected in 06/2021 Register Dental Hygienist : - GPA :
UT Health San Antonio Texas, Expected in 08/2017 Registered Dental Assistant : - GPA :
Carlos J Finlay Cuba, Expected in 06/2015 Doctor in Stomatology : - GPA :
Certifications
  • Registered Dental Hygienist in Florida (DH28823)
  • Registered Dental Assistant (RDA)
  • CPR certified by EMS Safety/ 02/25/2021-02/2023
Experience
Kenaitze Indian Tribe - Dental Hygienist
Kenai, AK, 03/2022 - Current
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Managed dental records and entered information using Eaglo] to keep important patient information on file.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
  • Removed plaque and tartar from teeth using hand and mechanical scaler tools.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
Los Angeles County - Dental Assistant
Los Angeles, CA, 02/2019 - Current
  • Assisting and preparation of dental procedures,including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns, orthodontics, extractions, root canal treatment...
  • Documenting any cases sent out to lab
  • Informing patients about treatment to be done.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Sterilization of instruments
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Performing regular cleanings and applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
Los Angeles County - Dental Assistant
Los Angeles, CA, 10/2017 - 09/2018
  • Assisting and preparing for all kinds of treatments, whether restorative, surgery, endodontics, periodontics, and took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Performing regular cleanings and applied sealants and protective coatings to teeth to protect enamel and prevent cavities.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
Geo Group Inc. - Dentist
Richmond, CA, 2015 - 2017
  • Performed root canals, extractions, filled cavities and instructed patients on pain management to repair dental structures with minimal discomfort to patients.
  • Treated infections caused by chronic and acute issues and diseases within soft oral tissues.
  • Explained procedures, answered questions and administered additional pain relief to help patients feel comfortable.
  • Examined patients' teeth, gums and oral tissue to identify and diagnose conditions.
  • Educated patients on proper oral hygiene to promote oral health and disease prevention.
  • Analyzed X-rays and reviewed patients' health backgrounds to devise appropriate treatment course.
  • Kept patient information confidential and respected patients rights to privacy.
  • Conducted oral cancer screenings by thoroughly examining patients' mouths to identify problematic areas.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Dental Hygiene Program
  • UT Health San Antonio
  • Carlos J Finlay

Job Titles Held:

  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dentist

Degrees

  • Register Dental Hygienist
  • Registered Dental Assistant
  • Doctor in Stomatology

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