Our growing dental practice needs a part time Dental Hygienist to join our
team. We serve all demographics of the population, from preschoolers to the
elderly, and we operate a busy small practice with high levels of traffic. In
addition to preventive care appointments and scheduled procedures, we accept
walk-ins and take emergency calls. If you don’t mind working late or on
weekends occasionally, you might be a great fit for this position. The ideal
candidate will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the
ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere according to office policies.
Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene required (Bachelor’s preferred)
Current state license required
3+ years’ experience as a Dental Hygienist
5+ years’ experience as a Dental Assistant also accepted
Excellent verbal communication skills
Availability to work overtime, including weekends
Experience working with children preferred
Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules
Current CPR certification required and proof of immunization against Hepatitis.
Collect medical and dental histories from patients.
Chart dental conditions based on dentist’s observations and evaluations.
Create molds of patients’ teeth in preparation for dentures and other
Sterilize dental instruments and tools.
Instruct patients of all ages on proper dental hygiene and care.
Take X-rays of patients’ teeth and develop them for dentist’s use.
Provide chair-side assistance during dental procedures.