There’s lots of confusion over how to write a great dental hygiene cover letter. To be fair, there’s lots of conflicting advice and tips out there. This page helps you organize the process and create a cover letter that will not only get read but complement your resume.
Not every employer requires a cover letter from interested applicants. But, savvy dental hygiene job seekers know that in a saturated dental hygiene job market, small edges such as cover letters make a difference.
A dental hygiene cover letter gives you the opportunity to summarize and align your skills and experiences with an employer in a way your resume can’t. Resumes are much more rigid in what and how information is shared. However, with a cover letter, you can more easily address specific qualifiers employers outline in job descriptions.
If you would rather have GetHiredRDH write a cover letter for you, contact us and we can talk about the specifics of what you need. Otherwise, continue on below and we’ll talk you through it.
Dental Hygiene Cover Letter Tips
There are three main considerations when sitting down to write a dental hygiene cover letter. The design – it should complement the look you have on your resume; brevity – paragraphs and the document, in general, should be succinct; and customization – each cover letter you send should be unique to the job you are applying for.
Click on the articles below to learn the specifics of how to write a great dental hygiene cover letter.
- Do I Really Need a Cover Letter?
- Creating a Powerful Cover Letter
- Is your Resume Readable?
- Using Adverbs in Resume Writing
Dental Hygiene Cover Letter Samples
Here are some sample cover letters to give you an idea of what NOT to do. As you will see, each of them lack the three main components mentioned above. If your cover letter looks and/or reads similar to these, contact us and we can help you create something that hits the mark.