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South Elgin, IL
March 22, 2019

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Dalvina Schmidt Sharma, D.D.S.

*** ****** **** ***** - *****, IL 60124

425-***-**** -


Objective: Over fifteen years professional experience and fully accredited dental degree (D.D.S.) from University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry. Preference for part-time or full-time position as a General Dentist in an established dental practice in the northwest suburbs of Illinois. Professional Experience:

• Blooming Smiles Dental Studio Bloomingdale, IL (2017 to Present) General Dentist (Independent Contractor)

o Experienced in general, preventative and cosmetic dentistry. o Services provided include crowns, bridges, veneers, endodontics/root canal therapy, extractions, partials, dentures, professional whitening, night guards, mouth guards, oral cancer screening, periodontal treatment, patient education and dental emergencies. o Patient age range includes children, teenagers, adults and geriatric patients. o Leverage my language experience with Brazilian, American and Hispanic patients. o Experience with fee-for-service and PPO patients.

• Dental Dreams

General Dentist Melrose Park, IL (2014 to Present) o Responsible for family general dentistry, including exams, direct and indirect restorative services, select surgical extractions, root canals, dentures, bridges, scaling, root planning, preventative care and patient education.

o In one year, as a part-time employee, I was responsible for delivering over $400K in dental services.

o Experienced with providing dental services to Medicare and Medicaid patients along with fee-for- service and insurance billing process (e.g. PPO).

• University of Illinois College of Dentistry

Student Dentist Chicago, IL (2012 to 2014)

o Diagnosed and provided dental services, such as pain management, prophylaxis, direct/indirect restoration, as part of general dentistry program. o Extensive training in dental emergency, oral surgery, restorative care, periodontics, endodontics and pediatric dentistry.

o First year served as class treasurer for IDDP (International Dentist Degree Program) students. I was responsible for managing funds and budget for social events and meetings for first year students.

• Lake Street Dental

Dental Assistant Roselle, IL (2008 to 2010)

o Prepared trays and assisted dentist during four-handed chair side assistant; such as restorations, root canals, implant restorations, extractions and radiographic procedures. o Under dentist supervision, performed coronal polishing and sealants. o Performed Zoom whitening procedures.

• Clinica Odontologica Iguacu

Associate General Dentist Curitiba, Parana, Brazil (2003 to 2006) o Joined practice as business associate.

o Responsibilities included, extractions, prophylaxis, radiography, restorations, fixed and removable prosthodontic solutions.


• University of Illinois, Chicago, College of Dentistry (2012-2014). o Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S).

• Invisalign orthodontics certification (2014).

• CPR certified (2017).

• Certificate for “Pit & Fissure Sealants for Dental Assistants” (2009).

• Certificate for “Coronal Polishing for Dental Assistants” (2009).

• Pontifical Catholic University of Parana - Curitiba, Parana State, Brazil (1998-2003). o Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S).

• Certificate of Emergency Room Dental Care (2003). o Cajuru University Hospital, Curitiba, Brazil.

o Over 144 hours of dental emergency room training. Dalvina Schmidt Sharma, D.D.S.

344 Shadow Hill Drive - Elgin, IL 60124

425-***-**** -


Professional Affiliations:

• American Dental Association.

• Illinois State Dental Society.

• Academy of General Dentistry.

Community Service:

• Volunteered in “Give Kids a Smile Day”.

Other Skills:

• Speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.

• Experience with software and electronic health records, including Eaglesoft.

• Experience with intraoral camera.

• Experience with Digital X-Rays and Dentrix.

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