We are currently looking for a part-time Dental Hygienist for our office
located north of Allentown. The Dental Hygienist will primarily be responsible
for providing quality dental care and associated services to patients under the
general supervision of a dentist using established dental hygiene procedures.
Responsibilities and Duties
•Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal
disease, oral lesions, or possible cancers
•Assess dental condition and needs of patient using approved patient screening
procedures, including medical history review, dental charting, and periodontal
charting in patients electronic records. We have Dentimax and our office.
•Follow through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with prescribed
treatment plans. Procedures may include: Prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root
planing, debridement, supra and subgingival scaling and curettage, Arestin
Placement, teeth whitening, fluoride application, sealant placements,
•Take impressions of teeth for study models, diagnostic casts or athletic
appliances or occlusal guard.
•Educate patients in oral hygiene and dental care, including proper tooth
brushing, flossing, nutrition, and need for professional care
•Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of established oral hygiene concepts
and periodontal therapies, dental procedures, clinic infection control
procedures, cleaning and sterilization of instruments, tray set up, and dental
•Interact positively with a diverse, sometimes difficult, and demanding patient
population. Provide service in a manner that is appropriate for the patient’s
age; demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to meet the patient’s physical,
psychosocial, educational, and safety needs.
•Perform Patient Recalls during down time
Qualifications and Skills
Current Registered Dental Hygienist with PA state licensure.
Local Anesthesia Permit
Current CPR (BLS) certification
Approx. Working Hours - Monday 9 to 5 and Every other Monday - 8- 3 Friday 9
to 2 and Every other Friday - 8- 2