Discussing with a friend or a colleague what constitutes as skills on a resume may give you great ideas about what to do when filling out this section of your resume. Remember that each resume that you write needs to possess a list of 4 to 6 statements outlining what your special skills are. These may include your personal attributes as they relate to the work that you will be performing, and your professional prowess, that will prove to be a credit to a potential employer.
Placing information in the skills section of a resume is somewhat tricky. However, it can be done if you know exactly what purpose this section serves. The main idea behind filling the skills section in a resume to the brim is to communicate how high your professional capacity is. The more that you talk about yourself in terms of skills and competencies, the higher your chances of being shortlisted for an interview. When one is writing a resume, one’s main concern is to convince a hiring manager to at least call one in for an interview. Competition is tough, which is why your job application documents should be at par with what other candidates have to offer – better yet, much more profound than what the others offer.
Here is a skills list that can be used on a resume for a prosthodontist’s position:
• Demonstrated ability to engage patients in conversation to determine their specific oral problems and conditions.
• Effectively able to perform diagnostic activities using a wide variety of dental diagnostic tools and equipment
• Deep insight into taking oral / dental impressions and measurements, aimed at creating prosthesis such as dentures, crowns and bridges
• Highly experienced in coordinating with lab companies to ensure that designed prosthesis are timely and accurately manufactured
• Exceptionally well-versed in placing prosthesis in patients’ mouths and ensuring that they are properly fitted and aligned
• Proven ability to repair, reline and rebase dentures and alter the shape of teeth using bonding methods
• Hands-on experience in administering anesthesia to perform complex or painful surgical procedures and prescribing medications such as antibiotics and painkillers
• Deep insight into conducting surgical procedures to repair structures of the mouth, enabling patients with injuries to regain functions
• Familiar with diagnosing and treating facial pain and jaw joint problems and restoring both function and aesthetics to patients with injuries and conditions
• Proven ability to place veneers onto teeth to conceal defects and perform bleaching activities to treat discolored teeth