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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Professional Dental Hygienist with 27 years of experience in all areas of dental hygiene care. Proactive in completing prophylaxis services and oral disease treatment. Accomplished at educating patients on oral hygiene with focus on disease prevention.

Skills
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Fluoride application
  • Tooth whitening
  • Dental impression specialist
  • Soft tissue management
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental disease treatment
  • Dental health promotion
  • Stain removal
  • Restorative dentistry
  • PPE use
  • Active listening
  • Flexible
Experience
Registered Dental Hygienist, 01/2004 to Current
Sacramento Native American Health CenterSacramento, CA,
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Managed dental records and entered information using dentex to keep important patient information on file.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
  • Provided chairside assistance to Dr .Kornegay during emergency situations and trauma by helping with any and all procedures.
Registered Dental Hygienist, 09/1991 to 09/2003
Sacramento Native American Health CenterSacramento, CA,
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
  • Meticulously managed hygiene schedule and enthusiastically set cleaning appointments for each patient.
Dental Assistant, 09/1990 to 09/1991
Alaska Premier Dental GroupWasilla, AK,
  • Sanitized equipment, cleaned treatment rooms and restocked supplies after each patient's treatment to maintain cleanliness and prepare for next patient.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns.
Dental Assistant, 09/1989 to 09/1990
Alaska Premier Dental GroupAnchorage, AK,
  • Gathered and reviewed patient records, data and health history to share with dentists for quick and accurate patient assessments, diagnoses and treatment.
  • Created dental x-rays using traditional and digital methods to help dentists detect tooth decay, cavities and other issues needing to be treated.
  • Took bitewing, periapical, panoramic and occlusal X-rays and prepared for dentists to review.
  • Laid out dental instruments and equipment before procedures.
  • Educated patients on treatment procedures and post-procedure home care.
  • Entered patient data into dental records system and observed all confidentiality rules to maintain patient privacy.
  • Took preliminary impressions of patient teeth to prepare for custom impressions and fabrication of permanent dental work.
  • Educated patients on techniques to optimize oral hygiene, control plaque and protect teeth and gums.
  • Followed dentists' directions for giving patients desensitizing agents to prepare for anesthetic administration.
  • Stocked and prepared exam and treatment rooms by setting up required instruments, tools, supplies and equipment.
  • Sterilized tools, exam chair, trays and surfaces for clean and safe dental office.
  • Escorted patients to exam rooms while making friendly conversation to prepare for cleanings and procedures.
  • Assisted dentists in permanent and temporary restorative procedures, including applying dental fillings, placing temporary crowns and seating permanent crowns.
  • Managed use, cleaning, sterilization and storage of instruments according to American Dental Association standards.
  • Gathered medical information, dental health history and vitals from patients.
Education and Training
Dental Hygienist : Dental Hygiene, Expected in 05/1994
UAB Dental Hygiene Programs - Birmingham, AL
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Dental Assistant : , Expected in
Trenholm Tech Dental Assisting - Montgomery , AL
GPA:
Dental Assistant : , Expected in 06/1989
Trenholm Trenholm - Montgomery , AL
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1987
Prattville High School - Prattville, AL
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School Attended

  • UAB Dental Hygiene Programs
  • Trenholm Tech Dental Assisting
  • Trenholm Trenholm
  • Prattville High School

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  • Registered Dental Hygienist
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  • Dental Assistant
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  • Dental Assistant
  • Dental Assistant
  • High School Diploma

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