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Summary
Certified Dental Assistant with years of experience and dedication as Register Dental Hygienist and  Expanded Functions Dental Assistant, assisting with direct patient care, routine laboratory functions and patient record and office management. Possessing a highly developed patient philosophy of care and consistently demonstrating the highest level of personal and professional standards. Seeking for a position as a EFDA that will enable me to consolidate my experience, expand my knowledge and provide opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Skills
  • Familiar with current dental care treatment and methods
  • Sound knowledge of ethics and practices
  • Solid dental clinical skills
  • Enthusiastic people person
  • Proactive team player  
  • English and Spanish speaking
  • Dentrix and Eaglesoft computer skills
  • Digital radiography experience
  • Patient care and goal oriented
  • Professional, dependable and flexible
  • Reliability and responsibility   
Professional Experience
Doctor Shadowing and volunteered Dental Assisting
November 2015 to Current
Coast Dental Orlando, FL.
  • Prepared the patients and assisted the Oral Surgeon in performing treatment.
  • Prepared materials and equipment, took x-rays and assisted in laboratory work and some related work as making appointments.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
Doctor Shadowing and volunteered Dental Assisting
June 2014 to Current
East Orange Endodontics Orlando, FL
  • Prepared the patients and assisted the Endodontist in performing treatment.
  • Prepared materials and equipment, took x-rays and assisted in laboratory work and some related work as making appointments and note taking.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
Register Dental Hygienist
October 2013 to Current
Modern Smiles Dentistry Orlando, Fl
  • Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
  • Gently and skillfully took  radiographs.
  • Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Assessed, planned, implemented, evaluated and documented treatment for prevention, intervention, and control of oral diseases as diagnosed by the Dentist.
  • Achieved company metrics and goals by providing highest standard of patient care.
Doctor Shadowing and Volunteered Dental Assisting
October 2013 to Current
Modern Smiles Dentistry Orlando, FL
  • Chair side assisting in cosmetic and restorative dentistry including implant placement and restoration, bone graft and membrane placements, cosmetic porcelain veneers, smile design.
  • Charted conditions of decay and disease to prepare for diagnosis and treatment by dentist.
  • Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories.
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Register Dental Hygienist
June 2006 to October 2013
Coast Dental Lake Mary, FL.
  • Greeted and prepared patients for dental examinations.
  • Gently and skillfully took  radiographs.
  • Thoroughly gathered and recorded medical and dental histories and vital signs of patients.
  • Assessed, planned, implemented, evaluated and documented treatment for prevention, intervention, and control of oral diseases as diagnosed by the Dentist.
  • Achieved company metrics and goals by providing highest standard of patient care. 
Dental Assistant
October 2003 to June 2006
Greenberg Dental and Orthodontics Orlando, FL.
  • Chair side assisting on cosmetic and restorative dentistry, oral surgery for general dentistry, endodontics, pediatric and prosthodontic dentistry.
  • Dental Radiology.
  • Expanded Functions of Dental assisting.
Dentist
July 1999 to September 2001
Tolima's Dentistry Association Ibague
  • Performed all duties related to practicing dentistry, diagnosed and treated periodontal disease, endodontic treatments, restorative and cosmetic dentistry.
  • Assisted in training of Dental Assistants during internships.
Dentist
July 1998 to July 1999
Health Department Ibague
  • Provided care in rural areas and inner city community clinics to those who did not have access to dental care.
  • Participated in Elementary school preventative dentistry programs providing fluoride and dental cleanings.
Education and Training
Register Dental Hygienist, 2006
  • Successful completion of the Dental Hygiene National Board Examination, Dental Hygiene Licensing Examination administered in Florida and Florida Laws and Rules Examination
Expanded Functions of Dental Assisting and Radiology Health and Safety, 2003 American School of Nursing Orlando, FL, United States
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana , 1998 Dentist Bogota, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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Professional Summary
Registered Dental Hygienist with over eight years professional experience in family practice. Exceptional chair side manner, ensuring high patient retention rate. Proficiency in modern dentistry including digital radiography and soft tissue lasers. Provides positive patient experience in a timely, efficient manner. Team oriented, friendly, flexible and responsible.
Licenses
Registered Dental Hygiene 
Local Anesthesia
Nitrous Oxide
Dental Radiography 
Soft Tissue Laser Certified
Pit and Fissure Sealants
CPR certified
Skill Highlights
  • Patterson Eaglesoft Software
  • Dentrix
  • Soft tissue Diode Laser
  • Arestin
  • Fluoride Varnish application
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Appointment scheduling proficiency
  • Patient education
  • High level of patient retention and requests
  • Non surgical periodontal therapy
  • Front office support
  • Periodontal charting
  • Pit and Fissure Sealants
Professional Experience
Registered Dental Hygienist 08/2011 to Current Folsom Family Dental Folsom, CA
Responsibilites include being the main Hygienist in a solo-doctor family practice. Prophylactic cleanings and caries prevention. Fluoride varnish application. Root debridement with local anesthesia, including soft tissue laser therapy. Arestin placement for antimicrobial therapy. Placement of pit and fissure Sealants. Use of Patterson Eaglesoft system for charting, treatment planning and recall appointment scheduling. Schick digital radiography for recall series and full mouth series. High patient retention rate because of friendly, caring, confident, personalized chairside manner
Registered Dental Hygienist 11/2011 to 08/2013 Lincoln Smiles Dental Lincoln, CA Digital radiography, Patterson Eaglesoft, soft tissue laser, local anesthesia, computer charting, fluoride varnish, pit and fissure sealants, piezo instrumentation,
Registered Dental Hygienist 08/2008 to 08/2010 Wheatland Dental Care Wheatland, CA Prophylactic cleanings, traditional intraoral radiography, patient education, root debridement, instrument sterilization, fluoride application, local anesthetic administration, pit and fissure sealants. Dentrix 
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene 2008 Western Career College Dental Hygiene Program Sacramento, CA, United States Graduated with honors
Associate of Science: Health Sciences 2006 Gavilan Community College Gilroy, CA, United States
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Professional Summary
Organized and detail-oriented dental hygienist versed in instructing patients on proper dental hygiene techniques to maintain optimal oral health.
Work History
Dental Hygienist, 01/1996 to 02/1997
Dr. James Slepski Riverside, CA.
  • Instructed patients on dental hygiene practices such as proper tooth-brushing and flossing techniques.
  • Competently exposed, developed and mounted dental x-rays
  • Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and plaque control procedures.

Dental Hygienist, 02/1996 to 06/1997
Riverside Dental Group Riverside, CA.

Dental Hygienist, 09/1996 to Current
Denatl Assopciates of Corona Coroan, Ca

Education
Bachelor of Science: Dental Hygiene Degree Completion Program, 2015
Northern Arizona University - Flagstaff, AZ
Certficate: Dental Hygiene, 1995
University of Hygiene - Honolulu, HI.
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Professional Summary
As a passionate Registered Dental Hygienist of 14 years, I believe in the importance of patient education and the treatment of periodontal disease. I am organized and detail-oriented with high ethical standards. I deeply value the patients time and comfort so that they may have an optimal dental experience.
Skills

Skilled in providing proper oral hygiene therapy, home care instruction with nutritional guidance.

Routine prophylaxis in the presence of health.

Accurate periodontal measurements that includes recession notations.

Gross debridements for aid in clinical examinations.

Assistance in new patient examinations as needed.

Prompt with annual recall exams that include vertical bitewings or full mouth series.

Excellent in patient education specific to the individual patient.

Oral Cancer Screening with visual and palpitation techniques or use of the Visilite and Oral ID.

Clinically supportive and gentle reminder of planned dental treatment.

Topical, Cetacaine and Oraqix anesthetics with limited local use.

Gentle patient care throughout scaling and root planning procedures.

Periodontal Maintenance therapy at intervals of 3 and 4 months.

Arestin placement when prescribed.

Proficient in the treatment of Gingivitis.

Periodontal Charting according to protocol.

Strong team work ethic.

Certified in First Aid and CPR.

Work History
Registered Dental Hygienist, 02/2017 to Current
American Dental Wellness Orange Park, Florida
Registered Dental Hygienist, 07/2016 to 12/2016
Dental Care Alliance / Advanced Dental Care Jacksonville, Fl.
Registered Dental Hygienist, 04/2016 to 07/2016
Normandy Dentistry Jacksonville, Florida
Registered Dental Hygienist, 05/2003 to 04/2016
SmileCare D.D.S / Great Expressions Dental Centers Jacksonville, Fl.
Education
Local Anesthesia: 2015
Miami Dade College - Miami, Fl
Associate of Science: Dental Hygiene, Florida State College of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, FL
Dental Hygiene