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registered dental hygienist resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Dental Hygienist offering 10+ years of experience in high-volume dental offices. Expertise in screening patients for cancer and oral diseases, performing prophylaxis and providing education on oral hygiene and health. Talented at working with diverse personality types to provide an upbeat work environment. Patient-focused and quick to build long-term relationships with patients and colleagues.

Skills
  • Root planning and scaling expertise
  • Dental prophylaxis
  • Dental disease management
  • Preventive oral health education
  • Sealant application
  • Periodontal evaluation
  • Dental charting
  • Digital radiographs
  • Patient education and prophylaxis
  • Treatment planning and execution
  • Soft Tissue Management (STM)
  • Dental evaluation and assessment
  • Patient relationship building
Work History
05/2021 to Current
Registered Dental Hygienist Pacific Dental Services Oklahoma City, OK,
  • 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 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.
  • Cared for patients with special needs by providing education related to specific procedures and communicating with caregivers.
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
07/2011 to Current
Registered Dental Hygienist Pacific Dental Services Orange County, CA,
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing and brushing.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Eaglesoft, Dentrix and Open Dental.
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • 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.
  • Cared for patients with special needs by providing education related to specific procedures and communicating with caregivers.
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Worked flexible hours; night, weekend, and holiday shifts.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
04/2015 to 02/2022
Registered Dental Hygienist Pacific Dental Services Orange, CA,
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in paper charts and Open Dental.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing and brushing.
  • Applied fluoride to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Exposed, developed and mounted both intraoral and extraoral dental x-rays.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Quickly learned new skills and applied them to daily tasks, improving efficiency and productivity.
  • Carried out day-day-day duties accurately and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
  • Proved successful working within tight deadlines and fast-paced atmosphere.
  • Maintained energy and enthusiasm in fast-paced environment.
  • Performed duties in accordance with applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
Education
Expected in 05/2011 to to
Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene
Georgia Highlands College - Rome, GA
GPA:
Affiliations

Current volunteer at Redemption Church in Rome, GA

  • previously volunteer coordinator
Certifications

BLS CPR certified

HPSO malpractice insurance

Languages
Spanish:
Limited Working
Negotiated:

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School Attended

  • Georgia Highlands College

Job Titles Held:

  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Registered Dental Hygienist

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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