Preventive Dentistry Specialist
United States Army Dental Corps.
Independent dental provider providing prophylactic dental cleaning using the treatment plan provided by the dentist. Reviewed and updated dental charts to include taking new dental bite-wing x-rays as well as comprehensive panoramic dental x-rays. Provided individualized hygiene instructions to patients to help prevent dental decay and oral pathology abnormalities. Customized and fitted dental mouth guards and provided diagnostic castings of the dentition for the dentist for review in use of orthodontics and periodontics. Assisted as a dental assistant to the dentist for annual exams and maintained all dental charts in compliance with federal health regulations. Maintained a clean environment of work using infection control measures that were in compliance with all federal and state regulations.