Dental Hygienist Resume Samples

Dental hygienist under the supervision of a professional Dentist is involved in giving preventive oral care treatment to patients. Typical job duties executed and mentioned on successful Dental Hygienist Resume include – preparing treatment room, preparing patient for oral care treatment, giving needed information to patients, maintaining instrumentation, selecting instrument and equipment for dental hygiene, detecting diseases through oral screening, applying fluorides, arresting dental decays, helping in emergencies, educating patients in hygiene procedures and plaque controls and advising on good oral health.

Aspiring candidates should possess certain qualifications for this occupation such as – a desire to help others, excellent fine motor skills, interpersonal skills, attention to details and a high level of physical stamina. Apart from possessing technical skills and valid license, dental hygienists should have been graduated from the dental hygiene school.

 

Dental Hygienist Resume

Objective : Highly skilled registered dental hygieinist with over 15 years of experience in oral health promotion and advocacy in general dentisty and preventative care enviroments. A graduate from a top accredited dental hygiene program, starting out as a dental assistant, then excelled into Dental Hygiene. Being an assistant prior to furthering my education in the actual practice of dental hygiene, helped me in understanding all facets of the dental profession.

Skills : State Of Missouri Local Anesthesia And Nitrous Oxide Certification As Well As Current CPR Certification As Well As Up To Date With All CE.

Description :

    1. Provide exceptional oral hygiene care to a variety of patients.
    2. Conduct nutritional and personal hygiene counseling as well as educate patients on preventative care to ensure health and wellness.
    3. Care for each patient with personal attention while performing prophylaxis/dental cleanings, periodontal debridements, scaling and root plannings, and routine oral exams.
    4. Instructed patients on the best methods for practicing oral hygiene.
    5. Devised and implemented customized personal treatment plans.
    6. Delivered fluoride applications and placed sealants.
    7. Examined patients and took intra-oral X-rays.
    8. Volunteered time for the cause of the dental care for underprivileged children held each year at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS In Dental Hygiene


Registered Dental Hygienist Resume

Summary : Seeking a full time position as a dental hygienist which will allow me to fully utilize all the educational and clinical skills I have obtained throughout my 10 years as a licensed dental hygienist. I pride myself on being dependable, organized and team oriented. I love working with people and enjoy the opportunity to provide high quality care for patients while allowing them to feel at ease and relaxed.

Skills : Dentrix, Dexis.

Description :

    1. Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    2. Accurately recorded treatment information in patient records.
    3. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    4. Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    5. Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    6. Provided nutritional counseling regarding diet and systemic health links with oral health Maintained proper universal precautions and infection control procedures at all times.
    7. Cleaned stains, calculus deposits and accretions from teeth sub and supra gingival Examined gums with probes, and identified periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
    8. Felt and visually examined gums to detect any sores or signs of disease.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science In Dental Hygiene


Contract Dental Hygienist Resume

Summary : Organized and detail-oriented Dental Hygienist versed in instructing patients on proper dental hygiene techniques to maintain optimal oral health. Skilled in placing pits and fissure sealants, scaling and polishing teeth and administering fluoride treatments. Experienced with patients of all ages. Highly skilled in fluoride treatments, prophylaxis, soft tissue management, scaling and root planning and producing digital x-rays.

Skills : Familiar with Medicaid and private insurances. Licensed in Local Anesthesia. Proficinent in radiology. Use of Dentrix. Can order and stock supplies. Great with time management and organization., Proficient wth many different software systems.

Description :

    1. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    2. Worked closely with patients before, during and after dental procedures.
    3. Diligently cleaned instruments and work areas in accordance with sterilization and disinfectant protocol.
    4. Sharpened and sterilized dental instruments Cleaned stains, calcareous deposits and accretions from teeth and beneath margins of gums.
    5. Examined gums with probes, and identified periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
    6. Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
    7. Maintain Recall System and Schedule Appointments.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Dental Hygiene

Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist Resume

Summary : To obtain a dental hygienist position in a clinical setting where my education and customer service skills are utilized at their fullest potential.

Skills : scaling, polishing, root planing, fluoride treatments, digital radiographs, treatment planning, oral cancer screenings, bleach tray fabrication, alginate impressions.

Description :

    1. Administer anesthetic when performing scaling and root planing procedures and implement periodontal protocol for evaluation and treatment planning.
    2. Proficient and very comfortable using Dentrix dental software.
    3. Accustomed to Dexis x-ray system and technology.
    4. Confident in providing thorough cancer screening using the Velscope.
    5. Sterilize and take care of own instruments and assist in maintaining a quality suction system in our office.
    6. Encourage patients to invest in oral hygiene aids that would enhance their oral health.
    7. Provide patient specific prophylaxis and education on preventative care.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Education

Dental Hygienist III Resume

Summary : To secure a Dental Hygiene position that will enable me to increase the efficiency of the practice by delivering quality oral health care.

Skills : Denatl hygiene.

Description :

    1. Conduct patient screening, medical history evaluations and dental charting for patients coming to see the dentist.
    2. Provide education concerning oral hygiene care according to state guidelines.
    3. Assist office staff with scheduling, filing and assisting patients whenever necessary.
    4. Conducted teeth cleaning and maintenance for patients undergoing regular routine dental check up.
    5. Offered compassionate, friendly demeanor aimed to make patients comfortable and diminish anxiety.
    6. Collaborated with doctors regarding patient plan of care and dental strategies.
    7. Provided education and demonstrations that promote proper dental care.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associates In Science

Dental Hygienist II Resume

Summary : Dedicated and energetic Registered Dental Hygienist with 12 years' experience providing skilled dental treatment. Focused on patient comfort, proper oral hygiene, treatment and preventative care management. Enthusiastic about dental health and enjoy educating patients about personal dental care, hygiene and preventative techniques.

Skills : Dental Hygiene, Local Anesthesia.

Description :

    1. Review and document health history, noting any possible contraindications to dental treatment.
    2. Expose diagnostic digital dental radiographs.
    3. Complete intra/extra-oral exam and periodontal evaluation.
    4. Perform oral prophylaxis, root planning, and soft tissue management.
    5. Utilize ultrasonic scaler and hand instruments.
    6. Apply cavity prevention agents such as fluoride treatments and sealants.
    7. Apply anesthesia for deep scaling and root planning.
    8. Demonstrate oral hygiene techniques, specific for each patient to achieve optimal oral health.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Sr. Dental Hygienist Resume

Summary : Sixteen years of experience as a Dental Hygienist with a focus on cost efficiencies, productivity, quality care, and business growth.

Skills : Dentrix, some knowledge on Dexis digital X-rays.

Description :

    1. Perform detailed patient oral evaluations including mouth exam, x-rays, digital x-rays and periodontal probing.
    2. Work closely with Dentist to develop assessments and treatment plans.
    3. Perform multiple maintenance and interventions including general cleanings, perio scalings and patient education on dental health and preventative care.
    4. Handle all exam room preparation and instrument autoclaving/sterilization.
    5. Obtain a strong working knowledge of Dentrix system.
    6. Work in partnership with office staff to streamline workflows and maximize patient traffic as a means of increasing practice revenues.
    7. Build and retain positive relationships with patients to contribute to long-term loyalty and high referral rates.
    8. Contribute to a positive patient experience to achieve a reputation of caring and compassion.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Dental Hygienist II Resume

Headline : Experienced with Eaglesoft and the office that I work at now uses Dentrix. Proficient with most Microsoft programs Familiar with Dexis and Schick digital radiography. I am seeking part time employment because I am not ready to step completely out of the workplace. I hope that you will consider me for your opening and that we could possibly schedule an interview.

Skills : Customer Service, chiropractic office front desk, beach service hospitality, some computer programs.

Description :

    1. Clean calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments.
    2. Record and review patient medical histories.
    3. Examine gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
    4. Provide clinical services or health education to improve and maintain the oral health of patients or the general public.
    5. Feel and visually examine gums for sores and signs of disease.
    6. Chart conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
    7. Maintain dental equipment and sharpen and sterilize dental instruments.
    8. Apply fluorides or other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Applied Science In Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygienist Head Resume

Summary : To secure a Dental Hygiene position in an enthusiastic and professional dental office. I enjoy the challenge of helping ease anxieties many patients bring to the dental chair, as well as wanting patients to feel that a visit to the dentist can be a positive experience.

Skills : Dentrix, Sealants, scaling and root planning, Patient Education, patients scheduling, Patient Education, Teaching, Sales, Digital X-rays.

Description :

    1. Provided patient care for initial therapy as well as recall patients.
    2. Performed routine x-rays and panoramic x-rays.
    3. Administered local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation.
    4. Implant maintenance and patient education.
    5. Maintained complete charting records on all patients.
    6. Monitored sterilization equipment and x-ray equipment.
    7. Performed OSHA audits within the practice.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
A.S. In Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygienist II Resume

Summary : I am a dental hygienist with 31 years of experience in several diversified environments. I have private practice, corporate and hospital dentistry, which included training and supervising dental hygiene students.

Skills : Dental Hygiene Oral/ Systemic Health Public Health.

Description :

    1. Provide comprehensive oral education services for dental facility.
    2. Responsible for product ordering, implantation of digital radiology system and direct patient care.
    3. Demonstrate solid understanding of patient needs, allowing for successful implementation of prescribed procedures.
    4. Establish constructive relationships with physicians, oral surgeons, family members and patients, maximizing patient health.
    5. Work closely with dental professionals and medical staff to deliver the highest quality healthcare available.
    6. Research and implement innovative techniques to increase patient health.
    7. Deliver comprehensive pre- and post-operative patient care and education.
    8. Measure, track, and communicate patient progress with dentists and family members.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Health Policy And Administration

Sr. Dental Hygienist Resume

Summary : To work as a team player for the right company seeking dependable employees. Looking to use my past skills and experience in Medicaid and provider and client assistance fields in order to help the company advance. Detail- oriented and driven with expertise in problem solving and managing daily office functions. Administrative professional offering excellent communication and computer skills. Meets deadlines and works with a high level of multicultural awareness and adaptability.

Skills : four handed dentrisy.

Description :

    1. Performed dental hygiene for inmates in a prison setting.
    2. Maintained dental records for each patient, scheduled appointments, performed dental screening for each inmate within 3 days of his/her arrival at facility, conducted oral hygiene classes for inmates.
    3. Set up examination room and dental trays in preparation for examinations and procedures.
    4. Successfully assisted the dentist by performing four-handed dentistry and other chair-side duties.
    5. Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.
    6. Successfully completed OSHA, ADA and HIPAA compliance trainings.
    7. Cleaned stains, calcareous deposits and accretions from teeth and beneath margins of gums.
    8. Examined gums with probes, and identified periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Dental Hygienist Resume

Objective : I have had the great opportunity of serving many patients in my rotations at school and elsewhere. I am a very passionate, driven, honest, man of integrity that is looking for a job full time. Im eager to learn and be the very best at what I do. I exceeded expectations in school and in whatever I have been in I accelerate in whatever is asked of me. Thanks for your consideration and I look forward to meeting you.

Skills : X-RAYS, Restorative, Adult and Child Prophy, SRP, Perio Maintenance, Patient Education, Oral cancer screening, Perio Charting.

Description :

    1. Maintained recall appointment log, reviewed and recorded patient medical history.
    2. Examined gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease.
    3. Removed calculus, and cleaned stain and plaque from teeth above and below margins of gums.
    4. Applied fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
    5. Provided and interpreted panoramic x-rays and digital radiographs.
    6. Administration of local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide.
    7. Provided treatment for gingivitis and periodontitis followed by a perio-maintenance program.
    8. Expertly instructed and provided patients with proper oral health care.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Associate In Applied Science In Applied Science