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Francis Williams

123 Main Street • Hometown, NJ • (555) 555-1234

DENTAL HYGIENIST QUALIFICATIONS

 

·     Progressively responsible experience as a Hygienist, Assistant, and Office Administrator.

·     Sound knowledge of medical terminology and clinical procedures.

·     Certified in first aid, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and electrocardiography.

·     Additional experience as receptionist/secretary with an executive searcWmanagement consulting firm, financial management company, and realty firms.

 

LICENSURE

 

·     New Jersey Dental Hygiene License National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (Written: 90)

·     N.E.R.B. Dental Hygiene Exam (Clinical: 93; Written: 90)

 

DENTAL HYGIENE AND OFFICE MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

1999 - Present

HERBERT DICKEY, D.D.S., Brooklyn, NY

Dental Hygienist, Surgical Dental Assistant, and Assistant Office Manager

·     Provide state-of-the-art individualized prophylaxis treatment to adult and adolescent patients.

·     Administer teeth cleaning, gum massage, oral hygiene education, and periodontal scaling procedures and supervise interns undertaking similar procedures.

·     Schedule patients for appointments for surgical procedures and provide presurgical preparation.

·     Record temperature and blood pressure, insert intravenous units, and administer sedatives.

·     Provide postoperative care in person and via telephone follow-up.

·     Record vital signs every 10 minutes until patient is conscious; establish patient comfort; provide necessary information to patients regarding new medications and possible side effects.

·     Handle accounts payable and receivable and health insurance transactions.

 

1998 - 1999

DR. RETTMAN, D.M.D., Upper Montclair, NJ

Dental Hygienist

·     Provided prophylaxis treatment, teeth cleaning, oral hygiene education, and periodontal scaling.

·     Administer Novocain prior to painful procedures.

 

1996 - 1998

DR. RETTMAN, D.M.D., Upper Montclair, NJ

Dental Assistant

·     Assisted dentist in prophylactic procedures: provided necessary tools, sterilized equipment, comforted patients.

·     Provided secretarial assistance, same as above.

 

1994 - 1996

DR. RETTMAN, D.M.D., Upper Montclair, NJ

Dental TraineelExtern

·     Initially, served in rudimentary observation and support roles, then advanced to Dental Assistant.

·     Sterilized instruments, processed X rays, scheduled appointments, maintained patient relations.

 

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

1996

KELLY SCHOOL OF DENTAL HYGIENE, New York, NY 

A.S. in Dental Hygiene

·     Coursework included Radiology, Periodontology, Pathology, Dental Equipment, Oral Biology, and Pharmacology.

 

 

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