Dental Hygienist Resume Sample One

999 Main Street

James Miller


Seeking a Dental Hygiene position which will enable me to help patients achieve a state of optimal oral health personally appropriate for them. By striving to provide excellence in personal and professional care, this enhancing the productivity of the practice.


Dental Hygienist
11/07 – 07/09 ABC Inc. Any Town, NY

  • Established professional rapport with patients.
  • Detected dental caries and periodontal disease.
  • Instructed and coached patients with oral health care as well as ideal treatment needed.
  • Adult and child prophylaxis.
  • Designed and implemented re-care system.
  • X-rays.
  • Scheduled and confirmed hygiene appointments.

Dental Hygienist
01/03 – 12/06 XYZ Corp. Any Town, NY

  • Assessed gingival and dental conditions of patients; screened patients for oral cancer; utilized patient screening procedures to include medical history review, dental charting and periocharting; took vital signs as required.
  • Delivered direct patient care to patients as assigned, using established dental hygiene procedures; performed routine treatment procedures, such as oral prophylaxis, periodontal debridement and root planning, application of sealants and fluorides, and related procedures.
  • Placed periodontal dressings and temporary fillings.
  • Administered Arestin inside patients’ periodontal pockets.
  • Exposed and interpreted digital radiographs.
  • Captured patients’ intraoral images, using digital intraoral camera.
  • Developed and implemented individualized dental care plans for patients; performed patient education, discharge planning, and patient and family teaching under the supervision of a qualified dentist.
  • Made impressions of patients’ teeth for study casts and preparation of bleaching trays.
  • Assisted with and instituted emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment of patients.

Dental Hygienist
10/98 – 11/02 BCD Inc. Any Town, NY

  • Increased overall hygiene production in an accelerated hygiene department.
  • Offered affordable root planning program.


2001-2002 University of California, San Francisco
Associate in Science in Nursing

1996-1998 University of California, San Francisco
Associate in Science in Dental Hygiene

1990-1993 New York High School, New York
High School Diploma


References are available on request.

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