Dental Hygienist Resume Example


Dental Hygienist Resume Sample

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Dental Hygienist Resume Template (Text Format)

PERSONAL SUMMARY

Registered dental hygienist specialized in delivering optimal care with 4+ years of experience in dental. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, recognized for building rapport with diverse populations.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

University of New York

FONES SCHOOL OF DENTAL HYGIENE, NEW YORK, CT, 2011

  • Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene graduated cum laude
  • President of American Dental Hygienists’
  • Association of Student Chapter

Stearns Grant High School

HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA, CLASS OF 2012

  • Maintained a GPA of 3.5
  • Varsity member of the biology team
  • Writer for the high school Medicine newspaper
  • 2012 Student Council Vice President

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and Maxillofacial
  • Orthodontics
  • Prosthodontics

CAREER HISTORY

Dental Hygienist

SPI TZLER DENTAL CENTER

2015 TO 2019

  • Maintained and sterilized dental equipment
  • Cleaned calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments
  • Prepared local anesthesia and assisted in oral surgery and extraction
  • Mixed amalgams, cements, silicates and other materials
  • Examined, charted and cleaned teeth
  • Polished, flossed, and brushed teeth
  • Updated patient records and examination notes

Orthodontic Assistant

FIFTH DIVISION CLINIC

2013 TO 2015

  • Captured quality X-ray images
  • Prepared and sterilized instruments and equipment
  • Completed laboratory request forms
  • Prepared materials for impressions and restorations

 

Dental Hygienist
Salaries
$57,920
National Average

min
max
 
$38k
$78k
 
Salary $38k – $78k
 
Bonus $293 – $5k
 
Profit Sharing $850 – $5k
 
Comission $734 – $21k
 
Total Pay $50k – $90k
 

***Data are taken from payscale.com



Good Skills to Include on Dental Hygienist Resume

  1. Leadership skills
  2. Knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation
  3. Communication skills both verbal and written for audiences
  4. Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  5. Active and attentive listening skills
  6. Experience with Dentrix or Eaglesoft dental software and Microsoft Office
  7. Strong organizational skills
  8. CPR

 

Resume Action Words for Dental Hygienist

Cared Qualified Regulated Trained
Referred Listened Documented Aided
Sterilized Cleaned Reported Evaluated
Monitored Corresponded Charged Reset

 

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