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Prosthodontic Dental Hygienist Job in Ocoee, FL (191545)

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Job Id/Status: 191545 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:10/07/2017
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Ocoee, FL 34761
Job Summary Do you want to work in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere? If so, we are the practice for you! We have a fun team, with the latest technology and a sincere dedicated dentist. Specialty office focused on exceptional customer care and quality, in west Orlando (Ocoee) area seeking a part-time (2 days), motivated, energetic and experienced Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team. We value and appreciate all of our staff because our success wouldn't be possible without each one of them. Join our practice that has been voted "Best Dentist"? in the Orlando Magazine 9 years in a row. Responsibilities and Duties • Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse • You must be proactive with patients and be able to identify areas of concern beyond oral hygiene • Taking digital x-rays • Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth • Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides) • Treat and help prevent gingivitis and periodontitis • Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling) • Re-care and recall • Maintaining and sterilizing dental equipment • Administer antibiotics • Providing assistance to the office and dentist with daily operations as needed. • Knowledge of infection control and OSHA protocols; • Maintain skills by actively doing Continuing Education to maintain an active license • Enter treatment into the dental software. Capable of note taking by computer and performing chart reviews with a paperless system. Qualifications and Skills • Certificate or Diploma from an ADA/CODA-Accredited Dental Hygiene program. • Active Florida state Dental Hygiene License • Be up to date on all your licenses. • Have a minimum of 4 years experience as a dental hygienist • Have great communication skills and be a team player. • Bilingual skills a plus (Spanish/Portuguese)