Cathy ** ******

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

 

·       A Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) with over 16+ years’ experience.

·       Licensed in Maryland (2002), Oregon (2015).

·       Certified to administer Local Anesthesia By Infiltration (Maryland License No:  A5214)

·       Current CPR certified.

·       Specializes in prevention and treatment of periodontal disease.

o   Oral prophylaxis, root planning, curettage and soft tissue management

·       Specializes in the care of children’s teeth, to include the behavior management and dental health concerns involving children and adolescents.

·       Extensive OSHA background gained through continuing education and experience in maintaining compliance with environmental health and safety standards.

·       Superb patient rapport and individual patient care.

·       Possesses excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills, and has proven to be a goal-oriented, diligent and resourceful dental hygienist.

·       Team building approach is to find the value that all members brings to the team, by skillfully using interpersonal skills to get the most out myself and other team members to ensure positive outcomes for patients and managers alike.

·       Proven track record in highlighting and resolving issues in a diverse, fast-paced environment.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

 

Adventure Dental – Baltimore, MD                                                                                                    09/2014 – Present

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) – Pediatric                                                                                                                 

 

•      Provide direct patient oral hygiene care to pediatric patients to include prevention and maintenance.

•      Educates and empowers parents to maintain good dental habits for their children.

•      Adequately applying cavity prevention agents such as fluoride and sealants

•      Gentle instrumentation and optimal removal of plaque, tarter, and bacteria above and below the gum line.

 

Various Dental Offices – Maryland, Delaware (Independent Temp)                              10/2007 – 09/2014

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

 

•      Provide therapeutic dental treatment restorative services.

•      Counseled and motivated patients to achieve optimal oral health.

•      Diagnostic and panoramic x-rays, digital imaging, interpreting dental radiographs.

•      Administration of local anesthetic agents and nitrous oxide.

•      Expertly instructing proper home care techniques, specifically crafted for each patient.

 

Towson Periodontal Associates – Towson, MD                                                                            06/2003 – 10/2007

Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)                                                                                                                       

 

•      Performed oral prophylaxis, root planning, curettage and soft tissue management.

•      Provided diagnostic x-rays, updated medical histories and periodontal charting.

•      Intra/extraoral exam, periodontal evaluation and treatment development.

•      Utilize cavitron, piezo, and titan sonic scalers, hand scale periodontal patients with type I to type IV periodontal disease.

 

EDUCATION

 

 

University of Maryland University College                                                                                                          2012

Bachelor of Science (BS) – Environmental Management

 

Howard University – School of Dentistry                                                                                                             2001

Certificate – Dental Hygiene

 

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

 

 

Software:

SoftDent, EagleSoft, Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint)

 

Hardware:

PC, Mac

 

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