Dental Hygienist Resume

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123 Elm Street • Iowa City, IA 52241
H: 319-555-5555 • C: 319-444-4444 • [email protected]



Dedicated and dynamic Dental Hygienist with extensive experience providing expert dental treatment. Exceptional patient skills focused on oral hygiene treatment and care as well as preventative management. Empathetic professional capable of reassuring and alleviating patient fears. Enthusiastic about dental health; enjoy educating patients on dental care and hygiene.


  • Preventative Care
  • Protective Sealants
  • Disease Exam/ Screening
  • Dental Charting
  • Oral Cavity Exam
  • Self-Care Programs
  • Stain Removal
  • Patient Management
  • Nutrition Counseling


SMILE IOWA, Iowa City, Iowa, 20xx – Present
Dental Hygienist, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Provide exceptional oral hygiene care to a variety of patients. Conduct nutritional and personal hygiene counseling as well as educate patients on preventative care to ensure health and wellness. Call patients to schedule recall appointments.

  • Care for each patient with personal attention while performing prophylaxis/ dental cleanings and routine oral exams.
  • Instructed patients on the best methods for practicing oral hygiene.
  • Devised and implemented customized personal treatment plans.
  • Delivered fluoride applications.
  • Examined patients and took intra-oral X-rays.

JOHN DOWE, DMD, Iowa City, Iowa, 20xx – 20xx
Dental Hygienist, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry
Delivered expert oral hygiene care to each patient. Provided patients with preventative care techniques to ensure optimal dental health and personal well-being.

  • Cared for a minimum of eight patients per day.
  • Treated some of the same patients for 25 years, and retained the same patients after the dentist retired.
  • Worked collaboratively with patients to develop personalized treatment plans.
  • Partnered with the dentist and patients in implementing their dental treatments and continued dental care.

JOHN SMITH, DMD, Iowa City, Iowa, 20xx – 20xx
Dental Assistant
Provided diligent dental and hygiene assistance during surgery, services, and cleanings. Maintained equipment and sterilized dental instruments. Answered phone calls, scheduled appointments, and charted dental records. Trained new employees on back office duties.


Associate of Science, Registered Dental Hygienist, Certified Dental Assistant