Lead Dental Hygienist resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Dedicated and energetic Registered Dental Hygienist with 13 years experience providing skilled dental treatment. Focused on patient comfort, proper oral hygiene, treatment and preventative care management. Experienced in multiple disciplines of dentistry.


Associate Of Science, Dental Hygiene 1999

Certified to Administer and Monitor Local Infiltration Anesthesia/Nitrous Oxide Analgesia

Licensed Dental Hygienist in New York State

Skill Highlights
  • Sealants (SE)
  • State board registered hygienist
  • Digital radiology professional
  • Dental assisting talent
  • Soft tissue management
  • Dentrix
  • Softdent
  • Bleaching and whitening technique

  • Trained in Dental Sleep Medicine
  • Periodontal Experience
  • Orthodontic Experience
  • Suture removal
Professional Experience
Lead Dental Hygienist, 09/2011 - 01/2013
Department Of Veterans Affairs Idaho Falls, ID,

Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases. Expertly charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist, reviewed extensive treatment plans with patients. Administered local anesthetics and removed sutures and dressings. Scaled, polished and applied sealants and fluorides. Examined patients' head, neck and oral cavity for signs of disease. Gently and skillfully took and developed radiographs. Co-diagnosed ailments with the dentist to develop appropriate periodontal treatment plans. Recommended products and devices for patients’ home care.Maintained proper graphical and perio charting. Used VELscope to perform both intraoral and extraoral cancer screenings. Properly administered general and local anesthetics to lessen pain and discomfort. Screened patients for sleep disorders as related to dentistry. Took impressions for various sleep appliances, inserted and adjusted appliances.

Dental Hygienist, 08/2006 - 09/2011
Columbian Basin Health Association Othello, WA,

Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.Properly sterilized dental equipment and examination rooms in accordance with infection control policies. Coordinated appointment schedules for both the dentist and hygienist. Routinely completed inventory, supply orders and restocked supplies. Covered phones and office for emergency calls when doctor out on vacation. All hygiene duties previously listed at current place of employment.

Education and Training
Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 1999
SUNY Farmingdale - Farmingdale, NY

Coursework in Dental Hygiene

Certification: Local Infiltration Anesthesia, Expected in 2002
NYU School of Dentistry - Manhattan, NY

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School Attended

  • SUNY Farmingdale
  • NYU School of Dentistry

Job Titles Held:

  • Lead Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist


  • Associate of Science
  • Certification

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