registered dental hygienist resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
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Registered Dental Hygienist experienced with patients of all ages. Impeccable patient and interpersonal skills focused on oral hygiene treatment and care as well as preventative management. Empathetic professional capable of patient management, reassuring and alleviating patient fears. Exceptional skills in scaling/root planning, implant maintenance, administration of local anesthetic and fluoride treatments. Enthusiastic about dental health and enjoy educating patients on dental hygiene and care. Performance-driven associate with stellar record of accomplishment in connecting with customers and driving remarkable sales. Skilled lead generator, product demonstrator and problem-solver.

  • Active listening
  • Time management
  • Rapport and relationship building
  • Ability to connect with various clients
  • Pain free cleanings with soft tissue management
  • Conflict resolution while maintaining stress-free environment
  • Working collaboratively
  • Dental health promotion
  • Fluoride application and knowledge
  • Trained on multiple lasers and cancer screening devices
  • Dental radiography (including standard, film, and nomad)
Registered Dental Hygienist, 08/2020 to 09/2021
West Coast DentalPacoima, CA,
  • Working with many low income individuals needing full mouth restorations, dental implants and prosthetics.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Monitored patients for pain and administered local/topical anesthetic to anesthetize sensitive areas.
  • Built loyal patient following and retained return patients by providing empathetic and caring service.
  • Sold various products needed by explaining unique features and educating customers on proper application for their specific needs.
Dental Hygienist, 08/2018 to 04/2019
Suncoast Community Health CenterPalm River-Clair Mel, FL,
  • Small family dental clinic working with patients of all ages.
  • Examined oral tissues to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Performed classic clinical needs such as periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to operating equipment such as intraoral camera, pano machine, and oral cancer screening devices.
  • Collaborated with colleagues and dentist regarding restorative, orthodontic, periodontal and cosmetic patient needs.
  • Top selling employee of Invisalign orthodontic treatment.
Dental Hygienist, 12/2017 to 09/2021
Suncoast Community Health CenterLakeland, FL,
  • Temporary employee working for a range of offices around the Phoenix area for both short and long term contracted agreements.
  • Successfully blended with diverse groups of coworkers in varied settings with different equipment to accomplish goals and address issues related to our patients and services.
  • Navigated various dental software programs such as Dentrix, Softdent, and Eagle Soft to keep important patient information up to date.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to patients when face-to-face or through phone conversations, holding up to each offices standards.
  • Demonstrated self-reliance and flexibility by meeting and exceeding different workflow needs in each office.
  • Demonstrated leadership by making improvements to work processes and helping to train others when needed.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Science: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 08/2022 to Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ
Associate of Applied Science: Dental Hygiene , Expected in 12/2017 to Rio Salado Community College - Phoenix, AZ,
  • Honor Roll
  • GPA: 3.46
Associate of Arts: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 01/2015 to Mesa Community College - ,
  • GPA: 3.81

Local Anesthesia Certificate. Laser Training Certificate. Western Regional Examining Board. National Board Dental Hygiene Examination Certificate. Dental Hygiene License Arizona. CPR Healthcare Provider Certification.


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School Attended

  • Northern Arizona University
  • Rio Salado Community College
  • Mesa Community College

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  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Dental Hygienist
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  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Arts

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