Busy dental group has an immediate opening for an experienced Dental Hygienist.
You must have a current state license and ability to anesthetize.
With a stellar reputation in the dental community, we pride ourselves on our customer service acumen as well as our office dynamic that allows everyone to work together for the main focus: our wonderful growing patient base.
Being able to assist at times is also a big plus.
Dental Hygienist Duties and Responsibilities
Execute a co-therapeutic approach to dentistry, allowing open discussion with the patient and doctor.
Gather patient information and health background
Take x-rays when necessary
Prepare the work area for procedures
Clean and polish patients’ teeth and gums
Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits
Update patient records
Sterilizing dental instruments and equipment
Restock treatment areas
Scheduling follow-up care
Utilizing possible downtime for front desk tasks
Dental Hygienist Requirements and Qualifications
$30-40/ Hour dependent on experience.
Associate degree or bachelor's degree in dental hygiene from an accredited program
Current state license and x-ray certification
Ability to anesthetize.
Excellent understanding of dental hygiene procedures
Knowledge of aseptic and sterilization techniques
Excellent communication skills
Proficient with Open Dental (Not Required, but a plus)