Meaza always aspired to be a Dental Hygienist. She began her career at Lux Dental in 2012 as an intern-dental Assistant. She then continue to practiced as a certified dental assistant. In 2014, she furthered her education at The Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, and has since graduated with honors.
Meaza strives to make a difference in her patients one smile at a time. She is committed to play a vital role in her patients’ wellness and prevention of oral diseases. She believes that the oral health is part of total health.
On her free time, Meaza enjoys spending time with her fiancé and family. Moreover, shopping, cooking or watching movies are among her favorite hobbies.
Education: MCPHS University-Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene-May 2016 Bunker Hill Community College, Associates Degree in General Concentration -May 2014
Licensures and Certificates: MA Licensure # DH89184 MA Permit L # DH1412004-L HIPAA Certification September 2016 CPR-BLS Healthcare Provider Certification August 2018 DA Licensure # DA07342
Lux Dental Care Cambridge, MA Quincy, MA Saugus, MA
Registered Dental Hygienist September 2016-Present Analyzed complex medical histories, utilized assessment data to determine health status and create patient centered treatment plans. Effectively consulted with the dentist to provide appropriate referrals. Proficiently place retentive sealants, take accurate impressions, and fabricate whiting trays and mouth guards. Highly skilled in exposing digital radiographs, interpretation of bone levels to determine periodontal status and over all oral health. Jointly established patient controlled treatment goals and motivated patients to comply with treatment through trust and respect. Safely and comfortably administered local anesthesia using stress reduction protocols.
Clinical Experience: Esther M. Wilkins Dental Hygiene Clinic Boston, MA Student Dental Hygienist May 2014-May 2016
CLINICAL ROTATIONS Tufts school of Dental Medicine Boston, MA October 2015 Periodontology Treated periodontal involvement patients Treated special needs children Harvard school of Dental Medicine Longwood, MA February 2016 Treated periodontal involvement patients
Lux Dental Care Cambridge, MA Dental Assistant August 2012-August 2016 Osorio Dental Associates Boston, MA Dental Assistant September 2014-May 2014
Give Kids A Smile Boston, MA Performed oral examinations, placed sealants, applied fluoride varnish and educated children in oral self-care Eritrean Community Center Boston Presentation about Oral Health awareness
Member of Student American Dental Hygiene Association September 2014-December 2016