Dental Hygiene Resume Sample One

999 Main Street • Any Town, NY 99999 • (999) 999-9999 •

Stephen Moore


Provide dental hygiene care to patients, implementing education to encourage good oral health practice and establish staff/patient rapport.


ABC Inc., Any Town, NY 2007-current
Dental Hygiene Clinical Experience

  • Patient screening, medical history and dental charting.
  • Examination of the head, neck and oral cavity for disease.
  • Examined teeth and gums with assisted x-rays.
  • Perform thorough teeth cleaning (completely removal of calculus, stain, plaque from above and below the gum line).
  • Provided supportive periodontal therapy and soft tissue management.
  • Placement of antibiotic agents and antimicrobial irrigation.
  • Advice patients with self-care oral hygiene and nutritional counseling.
  • Provide polish, fluoride therapy and protective sealants.

XYZ Corp., Any Town, NY (March & April, 2007)
Dental Hygienist

  • Scheduling patients in automated system.
  • Administering extra and intra oral exams.
  • Compiling patient charts, including thorough medical history.
  • Giving oral hygiene instructions.
  • Utilizing cavitron and prophy jet instrumentation.
  • Executing scaling and root planning.
  • Taking and developing full mouth, bitewing, digital and panoramic radiographs.
  • Placing sealants, fabricating impressions and night guards.
  • Administering bleaching trays.
  • Fully implementing OSHA infection control standards, autoclave sterilization, and ultrasonic sterilization.

BCD Inc., Any Town, NY (2006-2007):
Dental Hygiene Clinical Experience

  • Performed teeth cleaning on elderly, children and a variety of patients including personal instruction for teeth and gum caring, and recommendations for professional dental care.
  • Provided fluoride therapy, intra-extra oral exams, complete mouth charting, periodontal charting, treatment planning, patient education, blood pressure, nutritional counseling.
  • Performed taking and developed dental x-rays.
  • Maintained records of examinations.

Skills and Strengths

• Scaling and root planning
• Exposes and develop radiographs
• Intra and extra oral examination
• Apply sealants
• Intra oral photography
• Set up and keep time schedules
• Listen carefully and attentively
• Flexible
• Organized
• Disinfect unit
• Patient Record Management
• Apply cavity preventing agents
• Sterilize instruments
• Charts conditions for diagnosis
• Diligent
• Effective communicator
• Friendly and empathetic
• Practice Works, Microsoft Work and PowerPoint

Special Qualifications:

Registered Dental Hygienist
• Member of American Dental Hygiene Association
• CPR and First Aid Application


New York University
Bachelor of Science of Dental Hygiene
3.55 GPA

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