Dental Hygienist Resume Samples

Writing a great Dental Hygienist resume is an important step in your job search journey. When writing your resume, be sure to reference the job description and highlight any skills, awards and certifications that match with the requirements. You may also want to include a headline or summary statement that clearly communicates your goals and qualifications.

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Sofia Flores

Tulsa, OK(123) 456-7891


Adaptable and conscientious Registered Dental Hygienist with 3+ years of experience promoting and restoring oral health, building lasting relationships, and gaining patient trust.


Jan '12 - Dec '13

Associate of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene


CLOUD CLEARWATER, Registered Dental Hygienist
Aug '14 - Current
  • Schedule 6-month hygiene recall appointments in advance to consistently maintain a schedule of 85% capacity and reach production goals
  • Educate and encourage patients to schedule doctor-recommended treatment appointments, minimizing unscheduled pending treatment
  • Conduct periodontal probing to examine gum health and diagnose periodontal disease
  • Perform full mouth debridement and scaling and root planing treatment; educate patients on effective home oral care
RIVER TECH, Registered Dental Hygienist
Current - Current
  • Escorted patients to operatory rooms in a timely manner to minimize patient wait time
  • Produced quality diagnostic digital radiographs, including periapicals, bitewings, occlusals, full mouth series, and panoramics
  • Proactively assisted front office in completing courtesy calls, using proper techniques and verbiage to successfully reduce cancellation requests


  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • HIPPA and OSHA Training
  • Cavitron Ultrasonic Scaler
  • Eaglesoft

Ebony Moore

Fort Worth, TX(123) 456-7891


Attentive and devoted Registered Dental Hygienist with more than 15 years of experience in educating patients on the importance of proper oral hygiene, advocating for overall health and beautiful smiles.


Aug '98 - May '02

Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene


CRANE & JENKINS, Registered Dental Hygienist
Feb '11 - Current
  • Schedule 85% of hygiene recall and periodontal maintenance appointments in advance
  • Customize periodontal treatment plans, explaining fees and insurance coverage, and maintain 90% treatment acceptance rate
  • Perform scaling and root planing, effectively removing calculus from deep periodontal pockets and applying local antibiotics/chlorhexidine as necessary
OCEAN DENTISTRY, Registered Dental Hygienist
Current - Current
  • Conducted prophylaxis and periodontal therapy, applied fluoride, captured digital radiographs, and educated patients on how to attain optimal oral health
  • Frequently utilized intraoral camera to illustrate current health and areas of concern
  • Instituted instrument sharpening protocol to maintain instrument efficiency
TRADELOT, Registered Dental Hygienist
Current - Current
  • Provided care to pediatric patients (~16 daily), applying appropriate techniques to achieve thorough oral health examinations and prophylactic/fluoride treatment
  • Placed preventative sealants, achieving 12-month+ retention rate of 90%
  • Accomplished in producing high-quality film radiographs
  • Instructed patients and parents on effective brushing and flossing methods


  • Registered Dental Hygienist
  • Dentrix, Eaglesoft, and Dexis
  • Digital and Film Radiographs
  • Periodontal Therapy

Common Skills

  • Active Listening
  • Instructing
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Learning Strategies
  • Long-Term Care
  • Physiology
  • Planned Healthcare Treatment
  • Science
  • Systems Evaluation

Common Certifications

  • APTA
  • CCVT
  • CFMT
  • CPR and First Aid
  • ECS
  • MPTE
  • PTA