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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Driven student leveraging studies in Area of study seeks real-world experience as Job Title. Offers strong interpersonal and task prioritization skills.

Experienced Dental Hygienist with Number years of expertise in all aspects of treatment, including dental prophylaxis, Skill and Skill. Effective communicator with success in teaching patients and community about oral hygiene and care. Knowledgeable in identifying oral health issues, like tooth decay and oral cancer, in early stages and communicating findings to dentists for further evaluation, diagnosis and treatment.

Skills
  • Antibiotic Treatment Administration
  • Preventive Dentistry
  • Preventive Oral Health Education
  • Dentrix Practice Management Software
  • Periodontal Evaluation
  • Patient Safety Proficiency
  • Dental Prophylaxis
  • Dental Disease Management
  • Dental Charting
  • Anesthetic Administration
  • Patient education and prophylaxis
  • Digital radiographs
  • Dental evaluation and assessment
  • Intra-oral camera operations
  • Nutrition counseling
  • Oraqix anesthetic expertise
  • Sealant application
  • OSHA and infection control adherence
  • Treatment planning
  • Root planning and scaling expertise
  • Patient relationship building
Work History
Registered Dental Hygienist, 09/2011 to 02/2021
Sacramento Native American Health CenterSacramento, CA,
  • Screened patients for signs of oral cancer, lesions or disease by visually and manually inspecting mouth and gums.
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Served as leader of Dental Hygiene team by overseeing Number staff providing quality care to patients within Type dentistry practice.
  • Cared for patients with special needs by providing education related to specific procedures and communicating with caregivers.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Software.
  • Coordinated hygiene inventory management by tracking supplies, placing orders and verifying receipt of items.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing and brushing.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Exposed, developed and mounted both intraoral and extraoral dental x-rays.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
Registered Dental Hygienist, 03/2006 to 06/2009
Sacramento Native American Health CenterSacramento, CA,
  • Captured patients' dental radiographs and provided to dentist for interpretation and diagnosis.
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Screened patients for signs of oral cancer, lesions or disease by visually and manually inspecting mouth and gums.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Served as leader of Dental Hygiene team by overseeing Number staff providing quality care to patients within Type dentistry practice.
  • Coordinated hygiene inventory management by tracking supplies, placing orders and verifying receipt of items.
  • Performed preventive maintenance on dental equipment and resolved malfunctions by troubleshooting.
  • Cared for patients with special needs by providing education related to specific procedures and communicating with caregivers.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Software.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing and brushing.
  • Designed dental report card that explained patients' dental health status and treatment plans.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Exposed, developed and mounted both intraoral and extraoral dental x-rays.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
Registered Dental Hygienist, 08/1999 to 03/2006
Sacramento Native American Health CenterSacramento, CA,
  • Applied fluoride and dental sealants to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • 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.
  • Improved and developed knowledge through continuing education courses and seminars.
  • Delivered compassionate care and monitored patient comfort through communication, exceptional clinical skills, gentle approach and positive rapport development.
  • Carried out advanced dental cleaning services.
  • Served as leader of Dental Hygiene team by overseeing Number staff providing quality care to patients within Type dentistry practice.
  • Cared for patients with special needs by providing education related to specific procedures and communicating with caregivers.
  • Maintained accurate medical and dental records by documenting important patient data in Software.
  • Educated patients on importance of oral hygiene and demonstrated techniques for flossing and brushing.
  • Capably performed prophylaxis in absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
  • Interpreted patients dental radiographs.
  • Exposed, developed and mounted both intraoral and extraoral dental x-rays.
  • Correctly administered local anesthetic and adjunctive therapies such as fluoride treatments and irrigation.
  • Actively listened to customers' requests, confirming full understanding before addressing concerns.
  • Developed and implemented performance improvement strategies and plans to promote continuous improvement.
Education
Associate Of Applied Science: Dental Hygiene, Expected in 05/1997 to Cypress College - Cypress, CA
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Cypress College

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate Of Applied Science

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