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

I have happily and skillfully worked as a dental hygienist most of my life, I most recently took time out to care for my parents as their health declined. I am anxious to get back to what I know best. Accomplished Dental Hygienist offering 24 years of experience caring for underserved and uninsured patient populations. Expert in providing preventive and restorative care while working to raise awareness of dental hygiene and oral care. Compassionate and understanding when treating and talking with individuals and families.

Skills
  • Sealant application
  • Patient safety proficiency
  • Dental disease management
  • Medical office administration
  • Root planning and scaling expertise
  • Digital radiographs
  • Anesthetic administration
  • Periodontal evaluation
  • Preventive oral health education
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Dental charting
  • Dental prophylaxis
  • Patient Management
  • Patient relationship building
  • Patient education and counseling
  • Preventive dentistry
Work History
06/2015 to 06/2022
Dental Hygienist Kenaitze Indian Tribe Kenai, AK,
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in their own software.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing and .
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Screened patients for signs of oral cancer, lesions or disease by visually and manually inspecting mouth and gums.
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Exposed, developed and mounted both intraoral and extraoral dental x-rays.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Supported dentists during emergency dental situations by assisting with extractions and procedures.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
06/2005 to 06/2022
Dental Hygienist Kenaitze Indian Tribe Kenai, AK,
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in their unique software system.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing and .
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Screened patients for signs of oral cancer, lesions or disease by visually and manually inspecting mouth and gums.
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Exposed, developed and mounted both intraoral and extraoral dental x-rays.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
06/2020 to 12/2021
Dental Hygienist Kenaitze Indian Tribe Kenai, AK,
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in eaglesoft.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing and [
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Screened patients for signs of oral cancer, lesions or disease by visually and manually inspecting mouth and gums.
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Supported dentists during emergency dental situations by assisting with procedures.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
06/1998 to 06/2005
Dental Hygienist Kenaitze Indian Tribe Kenai, AK,
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in written charts.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing .
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Screened patients for signs of oral cancer, lesions or disease by visually and manually inspecting mouth and gums.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Designed dental report card that explained patients' dental health status and treatment plans.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
Education
Expected in to to
: Hygiene Pre-requisites
Maricopa Community Colleges - Estrella Mountain Community College - Avondale, AZ
GPA:
Expected in to to
: Liberal Arts And General Studies
University of New Mexico - Albuquerque, NM
GPA:
Expected in 05/1998 to to
Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene
Maricopa Community Colleges - Phoenix College - Phoenix, AZ
GPA:
Certifications

Laser certification

Anesthesia certified

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School Attended

  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Estrella Mountain Community College
  • University of New Mexico
  • Maricopa Community Colleges - Phoenix College

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  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist
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Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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