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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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Registered Dental Hygienist

Provide patient centered preventative dental care to special patient populations

  • Administer local anesthesia
  • Place arrestin and atridox
  • Develop hygiene treatment plans
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening
  • Educates patients by giving oral health and plaque control instructions and postoperative
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
BS
Nutritional Science
42

Registered Dental Hygienist

Perform prophylaxis procedures on patients of all ages including scale and root plane, administration of local anesthetic, radiographs, application of topical fluoride, patient education and oral screening.

  • Set up protocols on periodontal treatment, medical history updates and hygiene recall.
  • Devise and implement customized personal treatment plans.
  • Lead hygienist responsible for ordering all supplies for hygiene department.
  • Built a loyal patient following: frequently requested by patients to serve as their dental hygienist.
Candidate Info
20
years in
workforce
18
years
at this job
C
Dental Hygiene
43

Dental Hygienist

Prophylaxis, radiographs, sealants, patient treatment planning and education

  • Non-surgical periodontal therapy including use of Arestin
  • Local anesthesia
  • Implementing and maintenance of patient recall system
  • Maintaining dental and office inventory
  • Dental insurance- claims, eligibility, pre-determinations and appeals
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AAS
Dental Hygiene
BS
Dental Hygiene
44

Dental Hygienist

Fulfilled similar roles with the above two employers providing a diverse range of dental hygiene and patient support services, including assisting dentists with office procedures and treatments and building/maintaining strong relationships with staff and patients.

  • Provide and promote the following services: basic cleaning/prophylaxis; periodontal & implant maintenance; scaling & root planing (deep cleaning); placement of antimicrobial agents; radiographs; in-office fluorides; and oral hygiene instructions and regimens.
  • Educate and sell patients on the following services: restorative/cosmetic dentistry; whitening procedures; electronic toothbrushes; and take home fluorides.
  • Discuss and answer patient questions regarding the use and application of various prescriptions and over the counter medications to treat periodontal disease and other dental problems.
  • Participate in treatment planning that includes making preliminary diagnoses and discussing patient treatment options with the dentists.
  • Conduct nutritional and dental-related hygiene counseling and also spend time educating patients on preventative care to ensure optimum dental wellness.
  • Meet with Dental Sales Representatives to discuss new products and place orders for products, dental instruments, dental hand pieces and other specialty products.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Biology
45

Dental Hygienist

Provide exceptional oral hygiene care to a variety of patients. Provide nutritional and personal hygiene techniques to ensure optimal dental and personal well-being.

  • Perform prophylaxis and routine oral exams
  • Instruct patients on best methods for oral homecare
  • Devise and implement treatment plans
  • Deliver fluoride applications
  • Examine patients and take intra-oral x-rays
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
46

Dental Hygienist

Perform all hygiene duties and responsibilities

  • Maintain Crest/Oral B supplies stock for Salem, Peabody and Gloucester sites
  • Maintain instrument sharpening / re-tipping services for Salem and Peabody sites
  • Maintain current MassHealth Dental Office Manual
  • Provided Public Health Dental Hygienist applicants observational requirements
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
Business
47

Dental Hygienist

Prophylaxis, Perio Maintenance, RP/Scale, Full Mouth Debridement

  • Extra/ Intraoral Complete Exams, Assess Patients Medical History for Comprehensive
  • Sterilization Monitoring, Supply Ordering
  • Staff Meeting Leader, Recall, Scheduling, Posting to Insurance, Payments, Presenting Treatment
  • Implementing Caries Management Protocol
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Dental Hygiene
BS
Health Arts
Continuing Education - Current
48

Student Dental Hygienist

Keep track of patient care and treatment plans.

  • Expose and develop dental radiographs.
  • Mix alginate and place in impression tray, and pour stone model.
  • Remove calculus, stains, and plaque from teeth; apply sealants and fluorides to help protect teeth.
  • Administration of local anesthesia and nitrous oxide sedation, and application of Arestin.
  • Maintain dental equipment and sharpen and sterilize dental instruments.
  • Provide health education to improve and maintain the oral health of patients or the general public.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Allied Health
Technology Program

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