Basic Dental Assistant Resume Sample

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D
ENTAL
H
YGIENE
/D
ENTAL
A
SSISTANT
F
ULL
N
AME
Address Home: (270) 555-5555
Henderson, KY 42020 Email Address Mobile: (270) 444-4444
Summary
Detail-oriented and versatile Dental Hygienist with experience and education in oral hygiene dental treatments,
taking x-rays, preparing patients, sterilizing instruments, and setting up instrument trays, Communicates effectively
with diverse clientele utilizing sound judgment and self-motivation. Strong customer service skills to handle difficult
or emotional patient situations.
Education
A.A.S., Dental Hygiene, Western Kentucky Community & Technical College, Paducah, KY
GPA: 3.75/4.00 Anticipated graduation: May 2012
Member, Dean’s List, 2010 - 2011
Member, Phi Theta Kappa, 2010 - 2011
A.A.S., Dental Assisting, Henderson Community College, Henderson, KY
Experience
Dr. X, DMD, Western Kentucky Dental Clinic, Paducah, KY 20XX - Present
Dental Hygienist
Provide oral hygiene dental treatment such as radiographic surveys, periodontal and oral pathology screening,
fluoride treatments and sealants and oral hygiene care and education to patients at the dental clinic of Western
Kentucky Community & Technical College.
Reduce patient anxiety and calm difficult or nervous patients by explaining procedures and address patient
concerns as needed.
Increase new patient business by asking each patient for one referral and distributing business cards.
Advise patients on appropriate oral hygiene techniques and about good nutrition and its impact on their oral
health to ensure patients have clear understanding.
Maintain clean, sterile and cheerful environment where patients feel comfortable.
Handle patient screening and dental charting with 100% accuracy.
Obtain dental and pertinent medical history and/or records from patient to ensure patient records are accurate
and updated with each visit.
Henderson Community College Dental Clinic, Henderson, KY 20XX-20XX
Dental Assistant
Assisted doctor with child and adult patients. Prepared dental materials like cements, amalgam, composite,
impression materials, etc.
Promptly followed all instructions from dentist to ensure patient comfort.
Obtain dental and pertinent medical history and/or records from patient to ensure patient records are accurate
and updated with each visit.
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