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Dental Hygienists are present in dentistry offices and provide basic dental care services. Responsibilities listed on a Dental Hygienist resume sample are cleaning patient's teeth, offering dental hygiene advice, identifying oral health issues, referring to the dentist when necessary, and sterilizing medical equipments and instruments. Those interested in a Dental Hygienist degree should demonstrate throughout their resumes basic dentistry expertise, dexterity, strong communication and interpersonal skills, attention to details, and teamwork. An Associate's Degree and licensure are required to candidates for a Dental Hygienist role.

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Dental Hygienist, Employer

Develop and implement individualized dental care plans for patients and how to practice good oral hygiene and provided preventive dental care.

  • Deliver direct patient care to patients as assigned, using established procedures, such as cleaning, polishing, x-rays, applications of sealants and fluorides, and related procedures.
  • Advanced skills in root planning and scaling of the root surfaces to remove plague and calculus from deep periodontal pockets to remove bacterial toxins. Besides taking bacteriological research and to administer local anesthesia.
  • Taking care of the stock management.
  • Responsible to manage and evaluate an intern.
  • Participate in care providers meeting for professional development.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
Dental Hygiene
Photography
22

Dental Hygienist

Enhanced hygiene recall system leading to office growth and development

  • Mailed reminder cards monthly and made phone calls to patients who were due for their preventative maintenance appointment
  • Informed and educated a diverse group of patients of their oral health needs
  • Managed patient records with EagleSoft computer software
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Dental Hygiene
AAS
Dental Hygiene
BS
Dental Hygiene
23

Dental Hygienist

Scaled and polished teeth for a complete prophylaxis on patients of all ages.

  • Administered fluoride treatments.
  • Completed periodontal charting and performed full mouth debridement.
  • Completed periodontal therapy of scaling and root planning with use of Oraqix.
  • Instructed patients on oral hygiene to improve and maintain optimal oral health.
  • Performed routine x-rays using digital radiography.
  • Completed periodontal therapy of scaling and root planning.
  • Scaled and polished teeth for a complete prophylaxis on patients of all ages.
  • Updated patient medical history
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
C
Tourism
AAS
Dental Hygiene
AAS
Hospitality And Tourism Management
24

Dental Hygienist/assistant

Patient advocate by explaining procedures and bringing patient concerns to doctor's attention

  • Took xrays using both traditional methods, Dexis, and Eaglesoft
  • Anesthetized for procedures accordingly
  • Assisted doctors in procedures including, but not limited to: composite restorations, root canals, crown prep and seat, denture fabrication and adjustment, occlusal guard fabrication, extractions, implant surgery and placement
  • Worked with both oral and IV sedated patients
  • Independent duties include: procedure set up and take down, sterilization of instruments, taking and pouring models, organizing/ordering stock, seating patients and reviewing medical histories, going over proposed treatment plans with patient, assisting office staff with paperwork
  • Subbed for hygienists in the office as needed
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Dental Hygiene
25

Dental Hygienist

Facilitate scheduling for operative and making recalls for patients.

  • Discuss home care and nutritional counseling specific to individual patients' needs.
  • Maintain and update patient's dental and health charts.
  • Furnish patients with oral hygiene instructions and literature at maintaining healthy teeth and gums.
  • Provide advice as needed on systemic complications and oral health.
  • Conduct medical histories and medication evaluations on every patient at every visit and update accordingly.
  • Determine patients' needs for 3, 4, or 6 month recalls.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
26

Dental Hygienist

Provide dental hygiene therapy to patients which includes child/adult prophylaxis, periodontal
maintenance, scaling and root planning

  • Provide periodontal laser therapy and place Arestin
  • Application of fluoride varnish on children and adults
  • Administer local anesthetic
  • Take digital x-rays and intraoral pictures
  • Co-diagnose with dentist to create treatments plans for periodontal disease and restorative dentistry
  • Educate patients about periodontal disease and provide oral hygiene instructions
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Applied Science
27

Dental Hygienist

Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease or oral cancer

  • Perform routine X-rays, FMX (digital imaging)
  • Administration of local anesthetic agents
  • Treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis with following perio maintenance
  • Set up recall appointments using Eagle software
  • Maintain detailed periodontal and restorative records on all patients
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
28

Dental Hygienist

  • Created and implemented a periodontal program.
  • Initiated a radiograph quality control program.
  • Provided patient education.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Medical Secretary
AS
Medical Reimbursement And Coding
AAS
Dental Hygiene, Rochester Community And Technical
29

Dental Hygienist

Full-time dental hygienist with over two years of experience

  • Built a loyal patient following; frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental hygienist
  • Maintain a clean, sterile, and positive environment enhancing patient comfort and safety
  • Employee of the year in 2012 and 2013
  • Oversaw pre-authorizations and pre-estimates for insurance companies for various procedures
  • Managed patient recall cards for a large office
  • Administer local anesthesia
  • Expose and process dental X-rays; maintain patient records; assist office manager with patient scheduling; sterilize instruments; complete dental prophylaxis, and scaling and root planning; periodontal screening examinations; establish treatment plans in coordination with the dentist; and educate patients on oral health care and nutrition.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Dental Hygiene
Clinical
30

Dental Hygienist

Responsible for ordering and maintaining supplies

  • Scheduled continuing care appointments
  • Implemented periodontal therapy protocol
  • Extensive patient education
  • Provided services for community outreach dental programs
  • Built strong relationships with numerous patients
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
Dental Hygiene

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