Hygienist

Writing a great hygienist resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Belva Dobbyn

belva.dobbyn@gmail.com | (536) 955-2446 | Baltimore, MD

Summary


I am a highly experienced hygienist with over 1 year of experience in the field. I have worked extensively with patients of all ages, and have gained a wealth of knowledge in oral care techniques. I am passionate about providing quality patient care, and always work to ensure that each individual receives the best possible treatment. I am also proficient in Spanish, which has allowed me to effectively communicate with a diverse range of patients.

Experience


Dental Hygienist at Colgate, MDApr 2022 - Present

  • Led a team of dental hygienists in providing oral health care to over 1,000 patients.
  • Implemented new infection control procedures that reduced the rate of nosocomial infections by 50%.
  • Developed and taught a continuing education course on effective plaque removal techniques.
  • Presented at national conferences on evidence-based approaches to periodontal disease prevention.
  • Authored peer-reviewed articles on topics related to dental hygiene.

Registered Dental Hygienist at Crest, MDSep 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Removed calculus and plaque from patient's teeth, improving their oral health.
  • Educated patients on the importance of good oral hygiene habits.
  • Created individualized treatment plans for each patient based on their unique needs.
  • Monitored patients' progress over time to ensure that they were maintaining good oral health.
  • Made referrals to dental specialists when necessary.

Education


Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene at Howard Community College, MDAug 2016 - May 2021

Some skills I've learned are how to take x-rays, how to chart teeth, how to make temporary crowns, how to take impressions, and how to scale and polish teeth.

Skills


  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Fungi
  • Parasites
  • Infection Control
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Malynda Candle

malynda.candle@gmail.com | (749) 111-8300 | Raleigh, NC

Summary


I am a hygienist with over 1 year of experience. I have worked in both private and corporate settings, providing dental hygiene services to patients of all ages. I am passionate about oral health and enjoy educating my patients on the importance of good oral hygiene habits. I take pride in providing quality care and strive to build long-term relationships with my patients.

Experience


Dental Hygienist at Colgate, NCApr 2022 - Present

  • Reduced number of cavities in patients by X%.
  • Increased patient satisfaction ratings by X%.
  • Led team of dental hygienists to increase productivity by X%.
  • Trained new employees on proper dental hygiene techniques.
  • Implemented new infection control procedures that reduced the spread of disease by X%.
  • Developed a system for tracking and managing patient records.

Registered Dental Hygienist at Crest, NCSep 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Provided dental hygiene care to over 500 patients last year.
  • Educated patients on proper oral home care and techniques.
  • Removed calculus (tartar) above and below the gumline for over 300 patients.
  • Made customized mouthguards for athletes in the community.
  • Screened patients for oral cancer using ViziLitePlus system.
  • Assisted with teeth whitening procedures.

Education


Associate of Science in Dental Hygiene at Durham Technical Community College, NCSep 2017 - May 2021

I have learned how to be a dental hygienist while studying associate of science in dental hygiene.

Skills


  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Infection Control
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Sterilization Techniques
  • Waste Management