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Dental Hygienist

  • Skilled in using probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease; recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists; maintaining dental equipment and x-ray machine; feeling and visually examining gums for signs of disease, sores,and other dental health issues
  • Proficient in gathering patient information and health background; pulling-up patient dental and relevant medical history to refer to during examination; preparing patients for dentist; providing patient care and support; cleaning patient teeth to remove plaque
  • Deft in sharpening and sterilizing dental instruments; promoting preventative dental care to improve patient oral health care; applying fluorides and other dental decay preventing agents; working with dentists and dental assistant; maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients
  • Ability to administer local anesthetic agents; able to use an x-ray machine; excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills; comfortable using computers for a variety of tasks; knowledgeable about oral hygiene and dental health; understanding of standard practices and procedures


BDS, Bachelor's degree, Completed, June 2003

ABC College


Delhi, Delhi

Work Experience

April 2006 - August 2017

Dental Hygienist


Delhi, Delhi

Key Result Areas:

  • Assessed dental condition and needs of patient; uses patient screening procedures, to include medical history review, dental charting, periodontal charting and oral cancer screenings; takes patient vital signs as required
  • Delivered direct dental hygiene patient care to patients as assigned, using established dental hygienist procedures; performs routine treatment procedures, such as cleaning, polishing, radiographs, application of sealants and fluorides, fabrication of appliances, teeth whitening and related procedures
  • Provided local anesthesia to dental hygiene and dental patients as needed
  • Developed and implemented individualized dental care plans for patients; performed patient education, discharge planning, and patient/family teaching under the supervision of a dentist
  • Provided chair-side assistance to dentist in the performance of special tests, procedures, and complex treatments
  • Makes impressions of patients'teeth for study casts, mouth guards or trays
  • Assisted with or institutes emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment of patients
  • Performed patient triage and initiates patient care as appropriate for walk-in patients
  • Assisted in preparation of patient care areas, and in the patient admission, transfer, and discharge process, as required; prepared reports and assists as required with patient reception, telephone calls, routine triage,etc.

Key Highlights:

  • Any existing systems/ processes streamlined???? Results obtained????Major assignments handled????
  • Any unique initiative taken to improve customer satisfaction level???? Any major accounts/clients handled???
  • Awards/appreciation letters received???? Other relevant achievements????



Computer Proficiency

  • MS Office – Word, Excel and PowerPoint star3
  • Internet Applications star3


  • English
  • Hindi

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