pediatric dental hygienist resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -
Professional Summary
Compassionate dental hygienist with 17 years of experience, relocating to Austin, TX.  Specialized in helping children and parents become comfortable in the dental setting. Extensive experience with children and adults that have a wide range of disabilities and special needs.
Registered Dental Hygienist in the State of Texas, license to administer local anesthetic and nitrous oxide in the State of Wisconsin and Healthcare Provider CPR certified
Professional Experience
08/2002 to 05/2017
Pediatric Dental Hygienist Willamette Dental Group Pasco, WA,
Provide dental prophylaxis to children of all ages, specializing in patients with special needs. This includes removal of soft and hard deposits from patients’ teeth, applying fluoride treatments, taking x-rays and educating children and parents on proper diet and oral hygiene to develop good habits at a young age. Proficient in applying dental sealants, administering local anesthetic and nitrous oxide. Unique skills acquired include behavior management techniques for uncooperative and apprehensive children to lessen fears and help them understand the dental process. Proficient in Dentrix.
07/1999 to 08/2002
Pediatric Dental Assistant Yale-New Haven Health Hamden, CT,
Perform clinical chair side duties including helping with patient exams and treatment, handing instruments, preparing restoration materials for dental procedures, keeping patients’ mouths dry and clear of debris, exposure and processing of x-rays, applying topical anesthetic, placing rubber dams, sterilizing and disinfecting instruments and equipment, preparing tray setups and rooms for dental procedures, counseling patients and parents on postoperative care.  Assisting the dentist in a hospital setting for children and patients with special needs requiring general anesthesia.
07/1994 to 07/1999
Physical Therapy Aide II Kaiser Permanente Baldwin Park, CA,
Assisted Physical Therapist in Sports Medicine providing services to improve mobility and relieve joint pain. Job duties included instructing and monitoring exercise, administering massages, electrical stimulation, paraffin baths, hot and cold packs, traction, ultrasound and iontophoresis. Also worked in the hydrotherapy department, in a hospital setting, performing whirlpools for range of motion and wound care that included placing sterile dressings.
Education and Training
Expected in 2002
: Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene
Madison Area Technical College - Madison, WI

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School Attended

  • Madison Area Technical College

Job Titles Held:

  • Pediatric Dental Hygienist
  • Pediatric Dental Assistant
  • Physical Therapy Aide II


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