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registered dental hygienist resume example with 19+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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Summary

Proficient Dental Hygienist with over 20 years of experience in all areas of dentistry, including prophylaxis and oral disease treatment. Accomplished in educating patients on oral hygiene and wellness with focus on disease prevention. Gifted at building relationships with patients by making friendly conversation, ensuring comfort throughout procedures and services rendered. Team-oriented with success in building strong relationships with colleagues and patients.

Skills
  • Periodontal treatment
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Tooth whitening
  • Fluoride application
  • Dental radiography
  • Dental disease treatment
  • Stain removal
  • Oral cancer screening
  • Dental health promotion
  • Soft tissue management
  • Multitasking
  • Team management
  • Flexible
  • Working collaboratively
Education and Training
Harcum College Bryn Mawr, PA Expected in 05/2002 Associate of Science : Dental Hygiene - GPA :
  • 3.98 GPA
  • Ranked in Top 1% of class
  • STARR Dental Award Recipient
  • Harcum College Dental Hygiene Honor Society Member
  • Sigma Phi Alpha Member 2002 - current
  • Summa cum laude graduate
  • SADHA Class Secretary and Member
  • Dean's List Honoree All Semesters
  • ADHA Scholarship Recipient
  • Resident Advisor - Leadership Award
Atlantic Cape Community College Mays Landing, NJ Expected in : Pre-hygiene Studies - GPA :
Atlantic County Votech MaysLanding, NJ, Expected in 05/1998 Dental Assisting : Registered Dental Assistant - GPA :
Experience
Dignity Health - Registered Dental Hygienist
Camarillo, CA, 07/2002 - Current
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • 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 Eagle Soft and Dentrix software to keep important patient information on file.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Monitored patients for pain and administered topical anesthetic to numb sensitive areas.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized prophylactic treatment to individual patients' needs.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
  • Communicated with colleagues and dentist regarding restorative, orthodontic, periodontal and cosmetic patient needs.
  • Meticulously managed hygiene schedule and enthusiastically set cleaning appointments for each patient.
  • Collaborated with dental teammates to assist in daily tasks resulting in excellent patient experiences.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
Dignity Health - Registered Dental Hygienist
Merced, CA, 03/2017 - 09/2019
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Examined gums manually and visually to determine periodontal disease and screen for oral cancer.
  • Managed dental records and entered information using Dentrix to keep important patient information on file.
  • Studied new and advanced dental hygiene methods and technology by completing continuing education coursework.
  • Monitored patients for pain and administered topical anesthetic to numb sensitive areas.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized prophylactic treatment to individual patients' needs.
  • Performed prophylaxis, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planing in addition to applying sealants, fluoride treatments and operating intraoral camera.
  • Communicated with colleagues and dentist regarding restorative, orthodontic, periodontal and cosmetic patient needs.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.
Dignity Health - Registered Dental Hygienist
Folsom, CA, 06/2007 - 06/2018
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene and oral care by demonstrating effective flossing and brushing techniques and recommending quality oral care products.
  • Took dental images and X-rays to identify areas of concern and presented to dentists for review.
  • Customized dental prophylactic treatment to meet individual patients' needs.
  • Applied cavity preventing agents, like fluoride and sealants, to protect patients' teeth from decay.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
  • Customized prophylactic treatment to individual patients' needs.
  • Collaborated with teammates to assist in daily tasks resulting in excellent patient experiences.
  • Worked successfully with diverse group of coworkers to accomplish goals and address issues related to our products and services.
  • Prioritized and organized tasks to efficiently accomplish service goals.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Harcum College
  • Atlantic Cape Community College
  • Atlantic County Votech

Job Titles Held:

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

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Dental Assisting

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