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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Experienced Pediatric Dental Hygienist ,compassionate, energetic, and confident with patients of all ages and children with special needs.

Skilled in scaling, polishing, administering fluoride treatments,  placing pits and fissure sealants, and educating children and their families on dental health.

Proficient in digital intraoral and extraoral x-rays and its interpretation.
Proficient in Dentrix.

Strong skills treating patients with various disabilities that include , Cerebral palsy , Down syndrome, Autism and its spectrum, Sensory issues, Cardiologic conditions, Sickle cell anemia, Osteogenesis imperfecta among others.

I pride myself on high standards of patient care as well as my dedication, creativity , and professionalism while enjoying working with children and their families to make of the dental visit a fun experience.
Skills

6 years of experience as Pediatric Dental Hygienist
Confident - Enthusiastic
Patient and Easy going
Make a dental visit educational and fun 
Gentle , caring dental care
Comfortable, Natural with kids of all ages.
Strong work ethic
Remove soft and hard deposits, polish,
apply fluoride treatments, Pits and fissures sealants.




Excellent training with special needs patients and their limitations
Trained in behavior management and dental health concerns involving children and adolescents
Strong communication skills
Team player
Dentrix
Digital x-ray
Fluent Spanish
Work History
Pediatric Dental Hygienist, 06/2007 to Current
Willamette Dental GroupMilton, WA,
* Assist the dentist in providing patient care by cleaning ,scaling, and polishing teeth.
* Provided Dentist with information for more complete diagnosis and subsequent treatment , if needed.
* Ensured high-end personalized service for patients via value quality care and individualized attention.
* Skillfully used hand instruments, ultrasonic cavitron inserts , air polisher and prophy handpieces to remove hard deposits and stains from teeth.
* Set up trays and sharpened instruments
* Digital Dental X-rays Intraoral/Extraoral (Dexis)
* Counsel Parents and patients about proper nutrition and oral home care 
* Instruct patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
* Take impressions for retainers and appliances.
* Seat an remove dental appliance.
* Apply pits an fissures sealants and Fluoride applications.
* Oral cancer screenings by feeling lymph nodes to detect swelling or tenderness.
* Feel and visually examined gums to detect any sores or signs of disease.
* Examine gums with probes, and identified periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
* Maintain proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
* Successfully completed OSHA, ADA and HIPAA compliance trainings.
* Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
* Accurately record treatment information in patient records.
* Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
* Politely answer phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments for Spanish speaker patients.
* Spanish translation when need it .
* Supervise toothbrushes and toothpaste delivery
* Attended to various meetings and seminars for Continue Education. AAPD and Hinman.
* Actively participate in outreach programs for uninsured children.  Volunteer at GMOM , Healthy Smiles Health Fair, Colgate bright smiles, Georgia Seal.
Clinic Instructor Pediatric Dentistry Department , 1995 to 05/1997
Universidad Central De VenezuelaCity, STATE,
Assisted students in the diagnose , prevention and treatment of the lesions and diseases of soft and hard tissues in the oral cavity.
Supervise dental care treatment in children that attended to Pediatric dental Service.
Pediatirc Dentist, 06/1994 to 1999
St Paula Professional CenterCity, STATE,

    Provided quality dental care for children age 1 to 18 years old.
    Diagnosed dental conditions and planed oral health care in consultation with patients and parents.
    Educated patients and parents about improving and maintaining oral health care.
     

Education
Associate of Science: , Expected in
Georgia Perimeter College - ,
GPA:
Master of Science: Pediatric Dentistry, Expected in 1994
Universidad Central de Venezuela - Caracas, Venezuela
GPA:
Bachelor of Science: Dentistry, Expected in 1990
Universidad Central de Venezuela - Caracas Venezuela,
GPA:
: English, Expected in 1999-2000
Mercer University - Atlanta, GA
GPA:
Accomplishments
2006 Hinman Scholar
Sheryl Wentworth Dental Hygiene Scholarship
Affiliations

Member of the American Dental Hygienist Association
Member of the Georgia Dental Hygienist Association
Member of the Venezuelan Pediatric Dental Society since 1994

Certifications
CPR certified

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Georgia Perimeter College
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • Universidad Central de Venezuela
  • Mercer University
Job Titles Held:
  • Pediatric Dental Hygienist
  • Clinic Instructor Pediatric Dentistry Department
  • Pediatirc Dentist
Degrees
  • Associate of Science
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science