Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume Samples

A Dental Hygiene Assistant is responsible for all basic dental procedures and administrative tasks on a full-time basis. The job description entails providing exceptional customer service and maintaining a positive working environment for patient care. Other core duties are listed on the Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume as – ensuring all procedures in the dental assistant work smoothly, receiving and greeting patients in the dental care clinic, preparing patients for medicines, and treatments; selecting and arranging equipment and tools; sterilizing all tools and instruments and materials as indicated by the state regulations, providing guidelines and safety practices of post-operative care and oral hygiene; and placing orders when required.

Those seeking this job role must mention on the resume the following skills – the ability to clean and maintain tools and equipment, excellent knowledge of health and safety regulations; proficiency with performing regulated non-surgical operations, and knowledge of handling various dental instruments and tools. A high school diploma from Dental Assistant School or an associate’s degree in dental hygiene is preferred.

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume example

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Objective : Looking to expand upon my knowledge in Customer care and adjusting it to a higher level industry with professionalism and expanding company-wide knowledge to meet office oriented goals.

Skills : Dental Care, Treatment Plan, Managing Skills.

Description :

    1. Provided excellent patient care and was rewarded consistent positive reviews.
    2. Worked together as a team to meet monthly goals and patient-centered treatment.
    3. Participated and held weekly team meetings concentrated on improving the business and keeping up with new technology.
    4. Volunteered at Dental Access Days to help underprivileged people gain access to dental healthcare.
    5. Assisted George Futris with suctioning, impressions, sterilization, patient charting, and selected/mixed/placed proper material and instruments for procedures.
    6. Greeted patients and updated their medical histories.
    7. Took patients' blood pressure and discussed oral hygiene home care.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Biological Sciences


Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Summary : To obtain a co-op opportunity as a Dental Hygiene Assistant that will strengthen my hand-on, clinical experience as I pursue my dental hygiene degree, Assist dentist chairside during various procedures; accurately charting existing and proposed treatments, Performing x-rays and intraoral photos, as needed, Taking impression, pour up models and correspond with labs as needed.

Skills : Scaling And Root Planing, Eaglesoft, Dental X-rays, Dental Prophylaxis, Coronal Polishing, Patient Education, Chemotherapeutic Agents, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Coordinated with other members of the dental team to facilitate efficient and compassionate patient care.
    2. Assisted the RDH in managing a fast-paced, double column schedule.
    3. Exposed diagnostically acceptable digital dental x-rays.
    4. Reviewed patient medical history.
    5. Sterilised instruments and disinfected patient rooms.
    6. Assisted the dentist in routine dental exams.
    7. Charted restorative needs and created treatment plans.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Dental Hygiene


Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking a position as a Dental Hygiene Assistant which will enable me to help patients achieve their state of optimal oral health. By striving to provide excellence in personal and professional care, this enhancing the productivity of the practice.

Skills : Written And Oral Communications, Strong Work Ethic, Analytic , Interpersonal , Laboratory And Aseptic Technique, Familiar With Common Medications And Their Indications, Advanced Biological Knowledge And Human Anatomy.

Description :

    1. Greeted patients and updated their medical histories.
    2. Took patients' blood pressure and discussed oral hygiene home care.
    3. Took intra-oral and panoramic x-rays and developed the images.
    4. Took intra-oral photographs.
    5. Assisted the hygienist with periodontal charting and suctioning if needed.
    6. Poured up and trimmed impression and study models.
    7. Sterilised the rooms and all equipment, and ensured there was always proper equipment for each appointment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS In Biological Sciences

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Headline : Organised, efficient, and highly skilled in office administration, data organisation, proofreading, database management and word processing, Using and performing spore tests; recording and maintaining the results on file, Keeping operatories and sterilization area fully stocked, organized and safe, assisting the dental coordinator in inventory, storage and ordering of supplies.

Skills : Computer , Data Entry, Filing.

Description :

    1. Politely answered phones and scheduled or confirmed office appointments and surgeries.
    2. Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    3. Completed patient paperwork and scanned into Dentrix system.
    4. Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    5. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    6. Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    7. Successfully completed OSHA, ADA and HIPAA compliance trainings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Communication

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Headline : Proven ability to assess client needs; establish rapport, build trust, and close deals. Meet and exceed sales objectives and billing systems. An unwavering commitment to customer service, with the ability to build productive relationships, resolve complex issues and win customer loyalty. Strategic-relationship/partnership-building skills -- listen attentively, solve problems creatively, and use tact and diplomacy to find common ground and achieve win-win outcomes.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Receptionist.

Description :

    1. Maintained a clean and joyful environment which resulted in significant increase in patients' satisfaction.
    2. Wrote an instruction booklet regarding facility's procedures and instructions for patients in reference to treatments and surgeries.
    3. Assisted dentists with all dental procedures.
    4. Take, developed and mounted radiographs.
    5. Guided patients through the facility's process before and after treatment.
    6. Prepared patient for examination and treatments processes.
    7. Maintained and set up dental equipment and instruments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AOS In Medica Assistant

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Objective : Dental Hygiene Assistant with 5 years of experience in Greeting patients and answers telephones, Coordinating scheduling for patient's appointments, ensuring a full schedule of patients and reducing missed appointments, Maintaining patient records by entering, updating, modifying and retrieving client information into an established information system, Confirming Medicaid eligibility, Maintaining inventory and orders supplies for the clinic's operation, May assisting in training dental assistant trainees and volunteers.

Skills : Expanded Duties Certified, Developing, Medical Record.

Description :

    1. Scheduled Appointments.
    2. Created Patient Charts.
    3. Maintained Medical Records.
    4. Verified and Organised New Stock.
    5. Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    6. Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilisation and disinfectant protocol.
    7. Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma In Dental Assisting

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Summary : To obtain employment in the dental field while enhancing my knowledge and gaining skills that will help me be successful as I await acceptance into Dental Hygiene school, Effectively sanitizing procedure area after each patient, in accordance with OSHA standards and prepare area for the next patient.

Skills : Dentrix, Softdent,easy Dental, Dental Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Purchased of all dental supplies and medications.
    2. Worked with multiple vendors to get the best value and quality.
    3. Opened the office daily.
    4. Answered a multi-line phone system, scheduling and receiving patients in a cheerful and timely manner, running and posting schedules, answering a multi-line phone system, taking credit card payments and making appointment reminder phone calls.
    5. Assisted the doctors when needed.
    6. Provided post operative instructions to patients Record treatment information.
    7. Maintained clear, organized dental records and reports.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
AOS In Medica Assistant

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Objective : Dental Hygiene Assistant with 3 years of experience in Conducting routine maintenance of equipment to include changing traps, filters and flushing water lines, maintaining the developer and sterilizer, etc, Maintaining current knowledge of dental materials, dental procedures, oral hygiene procedures, and sterilization/disinfection procedures.

Skills : Microsoft Office And General Office Equipment, Ordering.

Description :

    1. Volunteered at Dental Access Days to help underprivileged people gain access to dental healthcare and assisted Dr.
    2. Restocked and ordered dental hygiene supplies.
    3. Learned how to effectively work with a dental team to provide optimal dental care for patients.
    4. Took intra-oral and panoramic x-rays and developed the images.
    5. Provided postoperative instructions to the patient/parents as prescribed by the dentist.
    6. Taken and recorded medical and dental histories of patients.
    7. Ordered and monitored supplies and equipment inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma In Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Objective : To bring to your organization enthusiasm, dedication, responsibility, and good work ethic, combined with a desire to utilize my skills obtained through experience in the areas listed below.

Skills : Planning, Insurance Management, Operating.

Description :

    1. Responsible for assisting four dental hygienists in complete patient care.
    2. Responsible for patient scheduling and recall using Dentrix Dental Software.
    3. Responsible for the set up and tear down of all operatories, sterilizing instruments, and developing bitewing and panoramic x-rays.
    4. Managed the hygiene supply stock for the dental facility.
    5. Performed insurance verification and record archiving.
    6. Performed front desk tasks when needed.
    7. Performed x-rays for diagnostic purposes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Dental Hygiene Assistant Resume

Objective : Dental Hygiene Assistant is seting up rooms for all hygiene procedures, Seating patients, take vitals, and obtain consents, Reviewing medical and dental history, Assisting hygienist with patient charting, and also Obtaining necessary diagnostic procedures which may include radiographs and intraoral photos.

Skills : Customer service, WindowsOS, Dentrix, Basic computer , and time management.

Description :

    1. Rescheduled recall cleaning appointments.
    2. Schedule appointments and maintain records using a computer.
    3. Gather information from other professionals in order to best serve the customer.
    4. Assisted the dental hygienist with recording probing depths and taking radiographs.
    5. Sterilised instruments and set up instrument trays.
    6. Cleaned and set up rooms for the dental hygienist.
    7. Assisted dentist and/or dental hygienist during chairside procedures such as operative, preventive, periodontal, endodontic, prosthetic, limited orthodontics, and oral surgery.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          2-5 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          High School Diploma