Dentist Resume Sample

Dentists should display a competency for dealing with patients, understanding various oral procedures and communicating ideas with patients and staff. Whether you have years of experience or are a recent graduate, use this Dentist resume sample to help develop your own resume designed to catch the attention of potential employers.

Otis Baldwin



Bellevue, Washington(555) 983-1286Otis.Baldwin@email.com

Professional Summary

Experienced dental professional seeks an opportunity to apply experience gained from Doctor of Dental Surgery in the Dentist position with ACME Pediatric Dental Associates.

Skills

  • Ability to diagnose possible dental problems from screenings and/or oral examinations; experience practicing multiple types of dental surgery

  • Understanding of common dental problems associated with childhood; special ability for cleaning, dental care and diagnosis for patients under 18

  • Management of multiple patients and scheduling; comfortable, easy rapport with patients, especially children; skilled in placing braces and their regular maintenance

  • Understanding of common fears associated with dentistry and skill with making patients, especially those under 18, feel calm and comfortable in the Dentist’s chair

  • Trained in dental sedation techniques, including the use of nitrous oxide, desensitizing treatments, benzodiazepines and anesthesia

Work History

  • Provide dental care to patients age six months to 18 years, starting with evaluation of at-home dental care and diagnosis of dental problems

  • Examine oral cavity, including gums, teeth and any dental devices

  • Provide routine maintenance for dental devices such as braces, implants and retainers

  • Plan dental health programming for patients and their families once a month, including information on proper oral hygiene techniques, how and when to know if you need braces, how often children should see their Dentist, etc.

  • Examined teeth and gums for patients of all ages in routine dental appointments

  • Performed extractions of impacted teeth

  • Filled cavities and treated oral lacerations

  • Educated patients on preventive dental care

  • Performed dental cleanings and examinations for patients of all ages

  • Ensured instruments were properly cleaned and sterilized before every use

  • Provided diagnoses for oral surgery based on X-ray dental screenings

  • Completed surgical extractions of impacted teeth

  • Performed dental cleanings and examinations for patients of all ages

  • Ensured instruments were properly cleaned and sterilized before every use

  • Provided diagnoses for oral surgery based on X-ray dental screenings

  • Completed surgical extractions of impacted teeth

Education

Additional Information

  • Languages: Fluent Spanish and Conversational Cantonese and Mandarin

  • Member of the American Dental Association, the National Dental Association and the Children’s Dental Health Project

  • Licensed Dentist in the State of Washington, 2013 to present