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pediatric dental hygienist resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Professional Summary

Passionate Dental Hygienist with 3 years of dental hygiene experience and over 10 years in dental care. Experienced in fast-paced, high volume office working as an assisted hygienist managing multiple patients at one time. Expert at coordinating and carrying out oral care treatments by providing dental prophylaxis, assisting in diagnosis of decay, and behavior management protocols. The last 3 years specializing in Pediatrics and special needs patients. Patient-focused and quick to build lasting relationships with patients and colleagues. Skilled in developing oral health programs and patient education programs. Friendly demeanor and hard working personality, ready to continue utilizing my skills. Cutting-edge recent graduate Dental Hygienist with latest training and real-world experience. Skilled at dental cleanings and patient education. Well versed in all aspects of dental office operations. Quick to build relationships with patients and successful at working with teammates to achieve patient care goals.

Skills
  • Dentrix Software Proficient
  • Digital Radiographs
  • Local anesthetic certified
  • Nitrous Oxide certified
  • Knowledge of dental sedation procedures
  • Preventive Oral Health Education
  • Patient Diagnosis
  • Sealant Application
  • CPR Certified
Education
College of Lake County Grayslake, IL Expected in 05/2019 Associate of Applied Science : Dental Hygiene - GPA :
  • SADHA Vice President
  • Honor Roll all semesters
  • Graduated with honors
Gateway Technical College Kenosha, WI Expected in 05/2012 Dental Assistant Technical Certificate : Dental Assisting - GPA :
Union Grove Union Highschool Union Grove, Wisconsin, Expected in 06/2008 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Honor Roll
  • Tri-M Music Honor Society
Work History
Willamette Dental Group - Pediatric Dental Hygienist
Gresham, OR, Racine, Wisconsin 10/2019 - Current
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing and diet modifications.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Dentrix.
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Behavior management for pediatric patients.
  • Specialized training with patients whom have special needs and/or disabilities.
  • Assisted hygiene managing 3-4 patients per hour.
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Designed dental report card that explained patients' dental health status and treatment plans.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
Michigan Community Dental Clinics - Registered Dental Hygienist
Warren, MI, Greenfield, Wisconsin 06/2019 - 10/2019
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing and periodontal disease.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Dentrix.
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • 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.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
Trinity Health Corporation - Dental Assistant
Wilmington, DE, Libertyville, Illinois 11/2014 - 05/2019
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.
  • Explained treatment procedures and instructed patients on home care guidelines.
  • Created dental impressions used for diagnostics, opposing models and study casts to make crowns, bridges and other dental prosthetics.
  • Used Dentrix to document and maintain patient information and health background.
  • Scanned, designed and milled E4D same-day crowns.
  • Scanned dentition with iTero scanner, placed attachments and delivered Invisalign aligners.
Trinity Health Corporation - Dental Assistant
Dubuque, IA, Kenosha, Wisconsin 05/2012 - 11/2014
  • Cleaned and sanitized dental tools and equipment, straightened treatment rooms and restocked supplies to prep for next patient and maintain health and safety practices.
  • Performed general chair-side duties for general dentistry, endo procedures and oral surgery.
  • Sanitized trays, instruments and surfaces for clean dental office setting and patient safety.
  • Maintained dental supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels and placing and expediting orders for supplies.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • College of Lake County
  • Gateway Technical College
  • Union Grove Union Highschool

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Dental Hygienist
  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Dental Assistant Technical Certificate
  • High School Diploma

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