registered dental hygienist resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

A passion for providing patient care and nurturing while educating on oral health and promoting a healthy lifestyle. Exceptional patient communication skills and ex- tensive dental hygiene experience providing expert quality care to my patients while ensuring a positive and comfortable experience.

  • Root Planing
  • Soft Tissue Management (STM)
  • Adjunct Therapy
  • Rapport Development
  • Digital Radiographs
  • Patient Safety Proficiency
  • Infection Control Procedures
  • Periodontal Evaluation
  • Nitrous Oxide
  • Universal Precautions
  • Preventive Oral Health Education
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Anesthetic Administration
  • Sealant Application
  • Fluoride Application
  • Compliance Training
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Ensuring Patients Comfort
  • Equipment and Instrument Sterilizatoin
  • Tooth Whitening
  • Compassionate and Caring
  • Positive Reinforcement
Work History
Registered Dental Hygienist, 01/2010 to Current
BenevisLeslie, GA,
  • At River Bluff Dental technology is leading edge. With every new advancement in dental technology we attended advanced education before implementation.
  • As a full time hygienist my focus was on patient care and education to provide optimal treatment.
  • In a highly recognized, fast paced and engaged Cosmetic Dental Practice, it takes a team effort, dedication and hard work by every individual in the office to keep it functioning to its highest capacity.
  • Among the many responsibilities at River Bluff Dental I work collaboratively with patients and the DDS to develop and implement customized treatment plans using advanced dental technology.
  • Patient education. Oral/Systemic Connection. Educated on Cosmetic Dentistry and Full Mouth Restorations to restore broken, cracked and missing teeth to maintain lifetime dental function. Dental Implant Planning and education using CB3D Technology.
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Eaglesoft.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars and podcasts.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing, brushing, waterpik and caries preventative products.
Registered Dental Hygienist, 01/2006 to 08/2010
BenevisLoachapoka, AL,
  • At Omega Dental Care the roles I occupy include Director of Hygiene, Dental Hygienist, Periodontal Therapist, Restorative Therapist, and Front Office Personnel
  • As Director of Hygiene, I organized dental team meetings, implemented yearly updates on OSHA regulations; and as radiation officer, yearly radiation updates
  • In this position I developed protocols for routine hygiene prophylaxis, periodontal therapy, and hazard communication
  • I also performed new team member training and conducted interviews
  • As a Dental Hygienist, technologies utilized include Eaglesoft computer software, Dexis digital radiography and digital panoramic/cephalometric radiography, The Wand computerized local anesthetic delivery system, Zoom whitening, Carifree caries prevention and education system, Visilite oral cancer screening tool and Schick intraoral camera
  • Performed TENs/EMG screenings for TMJ pain patients or patients seeking advanced Neuromuscular Dentistry
  • Performed routine orthodontic checks along with bracketing and debanding procedures
  • Laboratory procedures include diagnostic casts and Neuromuscular mounting
  • As a Periodontal Therapist, debridement and scaling and root planning were completed along with the use of Sirolase diode laser for bacterial disinfection
  • Periodontal protocol included education on blood testing for hs-CRP and HbA1c, My Periopath testing, and nutritional counseling/supplements
  • Basic knowledge of Cerec Technology
BS/RF, 01/2006 to 01/2008
RDH, Donald LareauCity, STATE,
  • At this prestigious periodontal practice where expertise in skill-set is necessary, I performed scaling and root planning procedures along with periodontal maintenance procedures while utilizing full mouth anesthetic and nitrous oxide sedation
  • Patient education, quality care and assurance of life-long dental health were activities implemented on a daily basis.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Periodontal implants and grafting procedures.
Nitrous Oxide AnalgesiaCardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification, Emergency First Aide CertificationDental Emergency Prevention/Intervention: , Expected in to - ,

Summa Cum Laude, GPA: 3.8-4.0

Bachelor of Science: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 2006 to MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, - MANKATO, LVI Global, MN

President of the Dental Hygiene Class of, GPA: 3.93

  • Continuing education at Las Vegas Institute, Nevada
Additional Information
  • Member of Chi Chi Omicron Chapter of Sigma Phi Alpha, Honor Sorority President of Alpha Lambda Delta, Honor Sorority Chandra Shoenberger Scholarship Wornson-Paulsen Dental Hygiene Scholarship Alpha Lambda Delta Scholarship

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  • Nitrous Oxide AnalgesiaCardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification, Emergency First Aide CertificationDental Emergency Prevention/Intervention
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