Registered Dental Hygienist

Are you a motivated and self starting professional who loves serving her/his patients? Do you find meaning in getting to know the people attached to the plaque and calculus?

The Good Dentist is the place for you! Our growing dental team is looking to add a hygienist with a passion for educating and empowering patients to achieve optimal health and reach their goals. We are seeking someone who will strive for continual growth through continuing education and team development.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain composure and professionalism with a team & with patients
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to perform scaling and root planning, take radiographs, and administer local and topical anesthetics (local if licensed)
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations (e.g. HIPAA, OSHA)
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
  • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene
  • CPR & first aid certificate

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
  • Monitor supplies

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $36.00 – $45.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay

License/Certification:

  • Dental Hygiene License (Preferred)

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