Orthodontist Resume Sample

Updated on: August 27, 2018

Orthodontists work in dental facilities where their work involves working with patients who may need braces and such to assist them in managing teeth and jaw alignment effectively.

Trained orthodontists seeking a position in this capacity may use the following resume as an example to write their own.

Remember that the key to getting an interview is to adapt your resume every time you apply for an Orthodontist job. Your resume needs to get the employer’s attention within 5-10 seconds by outlining your skills and what you can do for them.



Orthodontist Resume Example


Felicity Powell
655 River Road, Bangor, ME 43434
(000) 999-9999

8+ years’ successful track record in examining, diagnosing and providing treatment counseling to patients in a comprehensive manner. Excellent ability to solicit patient feedback to improve service. Proficient in providing patients with the complete evaluation and treatment plans. Recognized for efficiently performing clinical dentistry functions.

• Communication, interpersonal and team building
• Working independently
• Handling multiple tasks simultaneously
• Stand and stoop for long hours
• Problem-solving

• Formulated a complex dental brace for a patient with a broken jaw
• Promoted from Dental Assistant to Orthodontist immediately after specialization in the latter


Penobscot Community Health Care, Bangor, ME        2013-present
• Diagnoses teeth, jaw, and dental abnormalities
• Check the patient’s mouth to determine the position of teeth and jaw development
• Study diagnostic records to develop patient treatment plans
• Educate patients with recommended treatment plans and cost estimates
• Provide chairside care in performing orthodontic treatment plans
• Adjust dental appliances in patient’s mouth
• Educate clients in orthodontic care
• Design and fabricate maintainers, retainers, and labial and lingual arch wires.

Gentle Dental – New Boston, NH | 2010 – 2013
• Diagnosed patients’ dental needs and formulated individualized treatment plans
• Ensured thorough documentation of patient charts
• Provided treatment to manage or eliminate dental diseases and restore tooth functions
• Educated patients of the benefits of healthy eating and proper brushing techniques
• Maintained relationships with dental staff regarding patient care and concerns

New Hampshire State University – New Boston, NH
Masters in Orthodontics –2009
GPA: 3.12