We are seeking a warm and friendly Dental Hygienist for our busy, family based dental office. The chosen candidate will promote oral health by performing prophylaxis, oral cancer screenings and radiograph studies. The Dental Hygienist will chart conditions of decay and dental disease, while performing procedures that are in compliance with appropriate dental procedure.
*Prepare the treatment room for incoming patients while adhering to prescribed procedure and protocol.
*Provide patient education, answering any questions and fulfilling any reasonable request.
*Evaluate the patients oral health and choose the appropriate materials and equipment.
*Sharpen and sterilize instruments.
*Perform dental prophylaxis by cleaning stained deposits from teeth and beneath the gum margins.
*Detect diseases by completing oral cancer screening, visually inspect and feeling the gums, and utilizing probes to identify periodontal disease, as well as asses levels of recession.
*Arrest dental decay by applying fluoride and other cavity-preventing agents.
Discussed upon interview
Dental Hygiene Degree