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Dentist

Location:
New York, New York, United States
Posted:
March 02, 2018

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HARKIRAN KAUR

**** ****** *******, ********,** 20111 C: 703-***-**** ac4oiw@r.postjobfree.com

Education and Training

Doctor of Dental Surgery Graduation – May 2018

New York University College of Dentistry

345 E 24th St, New York, NY 10010

Current GPA- 3.64/4.00

Bachelor of Dental Surgery: Dentistry

Graduation Year: 2010

Sri Guru Ram Das Institute Of Dental Sciences & Research

Amritsar, Punjab, India

GPA: 3.84/4.00

Licenses

Indian Dental License

License No: 7328- A (pb.) 10

Issued Date: 07/01/2010

License Country: India

Employment Experiences

Dental Surgeon

June 2014 - December 2014

Guru Nanak Mission Charitable Hospital

Punjab, India

Clinical Experience:

Thoroughly and Accurately collected and recorded patient medical and dental histories, and expertly managed difficult or emotional patient situations and responded promptly to patient needs.

Effectively screened and treated patients for oral/maxillofacial surgery. Delivered preoperative and postoperative care.

Scaled, polished and applied sealants and fluorides. Performed teeth cleaning and the necessary preventative care- including filling the cavities.

Fabricated dentures and crowns.

Appointed as the faculty lead to organize the supervise biweekly medical mission trips.

Actively participated in outreach programs for underserved communities. Regularly planned and coordinated public dental health programs.

Educated patients about proper oral hygiene and prevention of dental diseases. Taught Clinical Dentistry to senior dental students.

Directed staff hygienist training programs in periodontal techniques and procedures. Taught staff about the latest dental research and techniques.

Assisted senior faculty in completion of complex surgical extractions of partially and fully impacted teeth that required a surgical handpiece for sectioning of teeth and ostectomy.

Dental Surgeon

June 2012 - June 2014

Dr. Rihal's Dental Clinic and Implant Center

Punjab, India

Clinical Experience:

Dental Extractions, Hand and Ultrasonic scaling, Fixed and removable prosthesis, complete denture prosthesis, restorative work, Root Canal Treatment and Dental Radiographs and taking RVG.

Assisted in implants and complex surgical procedures.

Dental Surgeon

July 2010 - June 2012

Dhir Dental Hospital & Orthodontic Center

Punjab, India

Clinical Experience:

- Dental Extractions, Hand and Ultrasonic scaling, Fixed and removable prosthesis, complete

denture prosthesis, restorative work, Root Canal Treatment and Dental Radiographs and taking RVG.

- Assisted in implants and complex surgical procedures.

Lecturer

March 2011 - August 2011

Gursewa College of Nursing

Punjab, India

Clinical Experience:

Taught Anatomy and Histology to Nursing students.

Other responsibility includes:

Demonstration of oral examination skills.

Teaching clinical dentistry to nursing students and coaching them about how to properly diagnose and treat patients with oral lesions. Provide guidance on history-taking, write-ups, and presentations(Dental Health Talks).

Other- Professional Experiences

1.Senior Elective Mini Residency at Student Health Center / Faculty Practice May 2017-Present

Honors Program

-Met the needs of a diverse patient population in this private practice office including Comprehensive care of patients assigned in faculty practice including examination and treatment planning, periodontal therapy, esthetic procedures (including porcelain laminates and bleaching), all phases of operative dentistry, all phases of crown and bridge, oral surgical procedures and Invisalign orthodontics.

2. The Blessing Center- Free Dental Clinic November 2015- May 2016

Volunteer Dentist

REDLANDS, CA

- Provide aid in patient care with triage, medical examination, and dental examinations.

- Assist the dental faculty and senior dental students with various procedures - such as but not limited to- extractions, scaling, fillings, and Root Canals.

- Assist first and second year dental students, and dental hygiene students in taking dental radiographs and with diagnosis.

- Assist with sterilization and organization of dental instruments.

- Provide patient education about their diagnosis, treatment and management plan, and counseling about maintaining proper oral hygiene .

3. Loma Linda University Medical Center June 2015 - Present

Volunteer LOMA LINDA, CA

- Provides support to multiple departments such as Emergency Departments (Pediatric and Adult), Pediatric Floor, Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Radiology.

- Assists where necessary in the care of patients and maintenance of unit, by a) helping put stocking supplies and meds, b) ordering supplies as needed, c) makes copies, d) and other duties as assigned. e) Assists with visitors and patients as needed in the waiting area.

- Assists in patient's healing process by engage them in conversation and collect “life story” information.

4. Dentistry From Heart November 2015-December 2015

Volunteer Dentist/ Observer

Rancho Cucamonga, California,

-Shadowed and first assisted Dr. Parag Patel for various Dental Procedures.

-Managed patient's records and scheduling appointments

-Assisted front desk with paper work .

-Performed duties of dental assistant as needed on routine basis..

5. Family Dental Center November 2015-December 2015

Volunteer Dentist/ Observer Moreno Valley, California,

-Shadow the dentists for various dental procedures.

-Assist with paper work at front desk.

-Assist dentist as dental assistant when needed.

6. AMEN- Love is All Free Clinic December 4-6, 2015

Volunteer Dental Assistant

Loma Linda, CA

- Provided assistance to Dentists as Dental Assistant

- Provided oral Health care and life style counseling to patients.

- Helped in sterilization.

- Helped in taking radiographs

7. Sukhjinder Singh Dhillon

January 2015 - February 2015

Access Dental California

Observership

- Observed and closely worked with Dr. Dhillon to provide patient care by assisting in dental examinations and treatments. -Provided pre and post operative oral health care instructions to patients

- Managed Patient's records and scheduling appointments

8. Geeta Choudhary

September 2010- October 2010

Smileline Dentistry

Observership

Ramsay, New Jersey

- Assisted in dental examination and treatments.

- Provided pre and post operative oral health care instructions to patients

- Managed patient's records and scheduling appointments

9. Government Civil Hospital, July 2011 - February 2014

Volunteer Dentist

Nawanshahr, Punjab, India.

- Total Volunteer hours: 180.

- Oral and dental examinations.

- Scaling, Root planning, dental extractions, Fixed and removable prosthesis, tooth restorations, complete denture Prosthesis.

10. Guru Nanak Mission Hospital, June 2014- December 2014

Faculty lead of Medical Mission Trips

Punjab, India

- My recent faculty appointment was at Guru Nanak Mission Hospital Medical & Educational Trust, Punjab, India, I was involved in various community education and outreach programs, and I was faculty lead for organizing and supervising biweekly medical mission camps to reach out and deliver the needed medical care to the needy rural areas.

11. Rotory Club Phagwara Central August 10, 2010 - November 30, 2014

Volunteer Dentist .

Punjab, India

- Total Volunteer hours > 160 hours.

- Oral and dental examinations. Scaling, Root planning, dental extractions, Fixed and removable prosthesis, tooth restorations, Complete denture Prosthesis.

12. Public Health Education campaigns - organized by Blood bank March 2011

Volunteer Dentist .

Punjab, India

- Total Volunteer hours: 40 hours.

- Delivered public education presentations on dental health at public and private schools, and during welfare health fairs.

13. SGRD Institute of Dental Sciences and Research June 2005- June 2010

Student Lead of Medical Missions

Punjab, India

- Routinely participated in the medical mission camps organized by my dental schools.

-Assisted the faculty and staff in scheduling, and organizing the medical mission camps, and student teams.

Publications

1. Amlodipine induced gingival overgrowth - A case report. Indian Journal of Comprehensive Dental Care

Amlodipine induced gingival overgrowth- A case report: Indian journal of comprehensive dental care: Volume 6, Issue 1,Jan - June 2016

2. Treatment of Gingival Recession By Coronally Positioned Flap – A case Report. Indian Journal of Comprehensive Dental Care

Treatment of Gingival Recession By Coronally Positioned Flap – A case Report : JAN - JUNE 2013 - VOL 3 - ISSUE 1,Page 47-50

3. Halitosis: Principle, Etiopathogenic, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Preventive aspects of millennial old problem. Indian dentist Research and Review

Halitosis: Principle, Etiopathogenic, Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Preventive aspects of millennial old problem.: Indian dentist

Research and Review : Volume 8, Issue 2, December 2012, Page 34-44

4. Pre - hospital Emergency Management of Avulsed Permanent Teeth: Knowledge and Attitude of Teachers. Indian Journal of Dental Research

Pre - hospital Emergency Management of Avulsed Permanent Teeth: knowledge and Attitude of Teachers : Indian Journal of Dental Research : Volume 23, Issue 04, July – August 2012

Presentations

1.Topic: 'Hemisection as treatment option' . Presented at 51st Punjab State & Regional Dental Conference organized by Indian Dental Association, India.- December 2011.

2.Topic: 'Tongue and Oral Health'. Presented at S.G.R.D Institute of Dental Sciences and Research, Amritsar, India - March 2010.

3.Topic: ‘Role of Muscular Disorders in Success of Dental Prosthesis'.Presented at 49th Punjab State & Regional Dental Conference organized by Indian Dental Association, India.- December 2009.

4.Topic: 'Musculoskeletal Disorders in Dentistry and their Prevention'. Presented at World Dental Students organized by Indian Dental Association, India.- October 2009.

Languages

English

Hindi

Punjabi

Gujrati

Skill Highlights

Organizational skills - ability to prioritizing workload and working with the deadlines.

Strong Interpersonal Communication Skills.

Strong leadership and teamwork skills.

Honed excellent patient care skills through clinical practice.

Excellent computer skills- proficient user of Microsoft office, internet, email, and work relate databases.

Continuing Education Courses

1.Duggan Institute of Dentistry, Newport Beach, CA,USA,Fundamental Restorative Techniques course. Course Duration: 200 hours. Course completion date : July 23, 2015.

2.Caries Management by Risk Assessment (CAMBRA) by John Featherstone, MSc, PhD . UCSF School Of Dentistry, USA. Course Duration: 40 hours. Course completion date : October 6, 2013.

3.State CDE Convention on Endodontics & Implantology by Dr. Anish Naaware & Dr. Suvarana Nene. Course duration:

7hours. Course completion date: August 26, 2012.

4.Common Soft Tissue Lesions. by Lewis Roy Eversole/ADA. Course duration: 3 hours. Course completion date: January 15, 2012.

5.Interviews with the Experts: Key Topics in Dentist by American Dental Association, Continuing Education. Course duration: 1 hour. Course completion date: January 15, 2012.

6.Interviews with the Experts on Key Topics Effectin by American Dental Association, Continuing Education. Course duration: 1 hour. Course completion date: January 15, 2012.

7.Code: Changes Published in CDT 2011-2012 by American Dental Association, Continuing Education. Course duration: 1 hour. Course completion date: January 15, 2012.

8.The Code: Changes Published in CDT 2011-2012, Author : The ADA Council on Dental Benefit Programs (CDBP) and The Center of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, DDS, CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date: November 13, 2011.

9.Interviews with Experts : Key Topics in Dentistry today (part 1 and part 2), Author : The ADA Division of Global Affairs and the Australian Dental Association,CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course duration: 2 hours. Course completion date: November 17, 2011.

10.Common Soft tissue Lessions, Author: Lewis Roy Eversole, DDS, CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date : November 21, 2011.

11.Overview of ADA Recommendations on the Organization and Implementation of Peer Review, Author: American Dental Association, the Center for Continuing Education and LifeLong Learning, The Council on Dental Benefit Programs, CEC: ADA CE Courses (online) . Course completion date: August 20, 2011.

12.DT Effective Communication for the Dental Assistant, Author: ADA, Council on Dental Practice and Saleable Materials, CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date: August 19, 2011.

13.Accountability the Key to Success,Author: Brent Dalley, CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date: August 17, 2011.

14.Bone Grafting Materials for Dental Applications: A Practical Guide, Author: Jeffrey S. Gross, DDS,CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date: August 17, 2011.

15.Understanding the Association Series by American Dental Association, Continuing Education. Course duration: 1 hour. Course completion date: August 2, 2011.

16.Oral Surgery for general practitioners by Dr.Vijay Deshmukh (Indian Dental Association). Course duration: 7 hours. Course completion date: July 31, 2011.

17.Managing Stress in the Dental Office, René Johnson, CEC: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date : April 15, 2011.

18.Diabetes Mellitus - Jacob Fleischmann, MD: ADA CE Courses (online). Course completion date: April 14, 2011.

19.DT Explaining Dental Conditions and Procedures to Patients.Council on Dental Practice, American Dental Association CE Courses (online). Course completion date : April 14, 2011.

20.Crown and Bridge. Presented by Indian Dental Association. Course duration: 7 hours. Course completion date: April 10, 2011.

21.Complete Mouth Oral Rehabilitation by Indian Dental Association. Course duration: 7 hours. Course completion date: August 15, 2010.

22.Ceramese - Ceramics made easy. by Dr. Chris Chen, IDA Jalandhar Branch and ADACERP. Course duration: 7 hours. Course completion date: May 9, 2010.

23.Root Canal. Presented by Indian Dental Association - Jalandhar. Course duration: 7 hours. Course completion date: April 11, 2010.

24.Infection Control and Sterilization- presented by Indian Dental Association. Course duration: 7 hours. Course completion date: August 30., 2009.

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