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Dental Hygienist Job in Falls Church, VA (205883)

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Job Id/Status: 205883 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:03/01/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue
Location: Falls Church, VA 22046
We are a general dental practice established in the heart of Falls Church, looking for a dynamic and talented hygiene professional. Hours are Mondays and Tuesdays from 7 am - 6 pm for a permanent, part-time position with potential for additional hours. The right candidate will be self-motivated, knowledgeable, and dedicated. The hygiene department is a critical component within our prevention team. Our office allows appropriate appointment lengths based on scheduled procedures. We are committed to providing comprehensive oral health care to our patients. The office offers advanced technology and a small, close-knit group of team-oriented professionals. Key Responsibilities: • Perform thorough scaling and root planning, place Arestin and other periodontal maintenance procedures. • Perform preventive care such as prophylaxis, fluoride, and dental sealants; and diagnostic care including digital intraoral radiography. • Assess each patient's individual caries risk and deliver individualized preventive health education and dietary counseling • Educate patients on dental caries and periodontal disease etiology and risk factors Accurately document any findings relating to the patient's Intra- and extra-oral examination • Be proactive in encouraging patients to follow through with needed treatment. • Preferred Local Anesthesia certification • Computer literate and preferred working knowledge of Dentrix • Assist with other duties as needed, including sterilization and front desk Job Type: Part-time