2502 Campbell Ave
Chicago, IL 60618
Dedicated and patient-focused RDH, looking for a hygiene position in a dental office with a warm and friendly team atmosphere, an office
where patient care is the top priority.
- Ten years experience as a registered dental hygienist.
- Superb patient rapport and individual patient care education skills.
- Highly skilled in oral prophylaxis, root planning, curettage and soft tissue management.
- Experienced in providing diagnostic x-rays, updating medical histories and perio charting.
- Counseling and motivating patients to achieve optimal oral health
- Thoroughly reviewing health history, noting contraindications and other health concerns as needed
- Intra/extraoral exam, periodontal evaluation and treatment development
- Gentle instrumentation and optimal removal of plaque, tartar, and bacteria above and below the gum line
- Treatment of gingivitis and periodontitis with following periomaintenance
- Utilize cavitron, piezo, and titan sonic scalers, hand scale periodontal patients with type I to type IV periodontal disease
- Diagnostic and panoramic x-rays, digital imaging, interpreting dental radiographs
- Administration of local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide
- Zoom whitening procedures, fabrication of whitening trays
- Providing and adequately applying cavity prevention agents such as fluoride and sealants
- Expertly instructing proper home care techniques, specifically crafted for each patient
- Composing narratives for insurance companies and documentation for health records
- Set up recall appointments using Dentrix software
Dental Personnel Placement Services, Oak Forest, Illinois
2000 - present
- Active Dental Hygienist on a temporary basis for various dental practices in the Chicago area
Prairie State College
Associates of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene, 1999
Joliet Junior College
Associates of Art Degree, 1995
- State of Illinois Local Anesthesia Certification
- State of Illinois Dental Hygiene License
- National Dental Hygiene Board Examination Certificate
- Current CPR Certified
Member of Illinois Dental Society
Member of Illinois Dental Hygienists' Association
Dental Hygienist Sample Cover Letter