Dental Hygienist Sample Resume

Max K. Smith
1234 Hickory Road
Bland, Missouri 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

To be a Dental Hygienist in a team environment focused on outstanding patient care.

Qualifications Summary
Provide oral hygiene dental treatment and oral hygiene care and education to patients.

University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Bachelor of Arts in Dental Hygiene (May 1999)

Work Experience
Dental Hygienist: March 2002 - Present, Dental Associates, Kansas City, MO
  • Provide radiographic surveys, periodontal and oral pathology screening, fluoride treatments and sealants.
  • Remove calculus, stain and plaque from above and below the gum line.
  • Advise patients about good nutrition and its impact on their oral health.
  • Maintain a clean, sterile and cheerful environment where patients feel comfortable.
  • Prepare patients for treatment.
  • Determine whether patient needs 3, 4 or 6 month recall.
  • Manage difficult or emotional customer situations.
Dental Hygienist: June 1999 - March 2002, Davis Dental, Lee's Summit, MO
  • Handled patient screening and dental charting.
  • Performed a variety of dental procedures such as scaling, root planing and radiographs.
  • Examined the head, neck and oral cavity for disease.
  • Provided efficient, quality dental treatments and taught patients appropriate oral hygiene techniques.
  • Obtained dental history and/or records from patient.
  • Solicited patient feedback to improve service.
American Dental Hygienists' Association, Member