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Dental Hygienist Job in Houston, TX (208734)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 208734 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:03/27/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Fri
Location: Houston, TX 77057
 
Description
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 materials. •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