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General Dentist

Jackson, TN
November 08, 2009

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Ragonva S. Walls DDS

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Oakland, TN 38060

Dear Sir:

Currently at the threshold of my career, I have been researching companies that will be adequate for my professional interest. For this reason, I have enclosed my resume as the first step in the application process.

I trust you will find my experience to be a strong indicator of what I can bring to your company.

An interview with you will be greatly appreciated.


Ragonva S. Walls DDS

Ragonva S. Walls DDS

205 Eagle Valley Drive

Oakland, TN 38060


Undergraduate: Mississippi Valley State University

Itta Bena, Mississippi 38941

August 1990-May 1994

Degree: Bachelor of Science

Concentration: Biology

Graduate: Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088

August 1994-June1997

Degree: Master of Science

Concentration: Environmental Science

Dental School: Meharry Medical College

School of Dentistry

Nashville, Tennessee 37208

August 1998-May 2002

Degree: Doctor of Dental Surgery

Teaching Experience

Graduate Student Department of Natural and Environmental Science

Teacher: Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL

August 1997-June 1988

Dental Training

Residency: General Practice Residency Program

Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry

Nashville, TN

July 2002-June 2003

Program Director: Daphne F. Young, D.D.S.

Primarily responsible for delivery of comprehensive dental care

to diverse population of patients. Upon completion, obtained experience in performing IV sedation

In patient and out patient service rotation through the Metro General Emergency Room, Anesthesia

Infectious Disease, ENT and Nashville Veteran's Administration Hospital provided efficient hospital


Past Employment: General Dentist

First Medical Management (FMM, LCC)

500 N. Market Place Drive

PO Box Centreville, UT 84014

West Tennessee State Penitentiary

480 Green Chapel Rd.

Henning, TN 38041–1150

July 2007-July 2009

Associate Dentist

Associated Dental Group

1900 Patterson Street

Nashville, TN

September 2005-April 2007

Owner: Harvey Latimer, D.D.S.

General Dentist/Faculty Member

Metro Public Health Dept.

Downtown Homeless Clinic

Nashville, TN

September 2004-February 2006

Program Director: Scott Orman

Provide professional dental services to the homeless population at Metropolitan Government of Nashville

and Davidson County Downtown Clinic. Time and effort was also devoted to teaching related activities for

Meharry traniees this includes students in special programs, preceptors, graduate students, residents,

fellows and colleagues where appropriate.

General Dentist

Warren County Health Dept.

McMinnville, TN

July 2003-August 2004

Program Director: John Wray, D.D.S.

Provide comprehensive dental care for children (examinations, radiographs, prophylaxis, scaling, fluoride

treatment, pit and fissure sealants, fillings-amalgams and composites, primary pulpotomies, stainless steel

crowns, routine primary and permanent extractions,etc.) and provide additional dental cae for inmates and

residents (examinations, radiographs, prophylaxis, scaling and root planning, fillings and routine

extractions etc.) Always provides emergency treatment for patients experiencing acute dental conditions.

Effectively and efficiently utilizes dental auxiliaries (assistant and/or hygienist) to their fullest

capabilities. Direct daily activities in the clinic area to assure efficient patient flow.

Certification and Licensure

Certificate of Basic Life Support

Current Tennessee State Dental License

Current DEA License

References: Available upon request.

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