Objective

To perform quality and efficient dental hygiene care while growing and developing positive and professional  relationships with patients and staff.

With 15 yrs of industry experience in proactive and directed leadership of office teams towards providing exceptional patient encounters, efficient workflow systems, compliance to regulatory bodies and an overall productive work environment.

Essential functions:

To provide superior patient care and service, by extending outstanding customer service and hospitality as well as pleasant chair side manner.

Thoroughly and efficiently perform clinical hygiene functions such as

  • Diagnostic radiographs (both traditional film as well as digital X-days), Intra-oral camera use, Oral cancer screening with various tools such as Vizilite and OralID.
  • Complete and thorough clinical assessment,  health history evaluation, proper documentation, Oral cancer screening, intra and extra oral assessment and periodontal charting
  • Clinical care of diagnosed such as prophylaxis, periodontal care, Pit and Fissure sealant application, Arestin, fluoride placement and monitor under Nitrous Oxide conscious sedation setting. 
  • Patient education on oral health, procedures and processes to ensure better outcomes.

Education

Education

Western Governors University

2005 - 2007

BSC

Wharton County Junior College

1998 - 2000

AAS

Wharton County Junior College

1996 - 1998

AA

Work History

Work History

Lalji Dental PC

Apr 2005 - Present

Dental Hygienist

  • Experienced Dental Hygienist providing superior patient care and service and making our patients a  #1 priority.
  • Assessing  patient needs, and planning and delivering  direct dental care and associated services to patients;
  • Utilizing established dental hygiene protocols and procedures;
  • Deliver direct patient care to patients as assigned, using established dental hygienist procedures;
  • Registered Dental Hygienist for the past 15 years in the Houston West area.

Memorial Cosmetic Dental Associates

Jan 2005 - May 2005

Dental Hygienist

•   Clinical Dental Hygiene.

•   Management of  periodontal care of patients  

•   Placement of Sub gingival medication, and other oral hygiene care . 

•  Patient recall care and use of dentrix system .

 

Astrodome Dental

Oct 2000 - Dec 2004

Dental Hygienist

  • Registered Dental Hygienist, clinician.
  • Proficient in dental prophylaxis and periodontal care.
  • Effectively communicate Oral Hygiene Instructions and education through proper oral hygiene aids.
  • Maintaining patient dental charts - including dental charting, periocharting, and proper clinical documentation.
  • Expose, develop, mount and read diagnostic film radiographs.
  • Follow practice protocols with regards to quality assurance, biohazard management, infection control, charting, referral, implant care, periodontal protocol or program, and care of medically compromised patients.

    Skills

    Skills
    Clinical Dental Hygiene

    Clinical dental Hygiene care.   Specializing in periodontally compromised patients, those with special systemic health concerns, and an emphasis on personlized treatment options.

    Core Competency in these areas: 

    Air Polishing, Antibiotic Therapy, Antimicrobial Placement, Calculus removal, Chemotherapeutic Agents such as Arestin Therapy, Atridox and sub gingival irrigation, CPR Certified Dental Charting, Dentrix software, Desensitization, Fluoride Treatment, Gendex imaging software, Gingivitis Screening & Treatment, Intraoral Camera, Manual Radiography/X-Rays,  Oral Cancer Screening using vizilite,  OralID and Velscope, Oral Hygiene Instruction and Patient Education, Pediatric Hygiene, 
    Periodontal Screening and  Treatment, Pit And Fissure Sealants, 
    Scaling and Root Planing, Sterile Procedures and asepsis techniques, STM - Soft Tissue Managment

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    Certifications

    Certifications

    Registered Dental Hygienist

    Aug 2000 - Present

    Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

    Pit and Fissure Sealant

    Aug 2000 - Present

    Texas State Board of Dental Examiners

    Nitrous Oxide Conscious sedation

    Aug 2000 - Present

    Texas State Board of Dental Examiners