Apollo Beach Dental Excellence is expanding and growing.
JOB TITLE: REGISTERED DENTAL HYGIENIST
Come be a part of our privately owned practice.
The Dental Hygienist position provides dental hygiene care that not only
provides proficiency in the technical aspects of dental care but also provides a
thoughtful approach to educating patients about the importance of a healthy
smile. This position puts patients at ease while practicing and performing
excellent hygiene techniques including assessing oral health conditions,
applying sealants and fluorides, utilizing appropriate cleaning techniques,
creating accurate impressions, taking and developing dental xrays and providing
exceptional patient education. The Dental Hygienist also actively strives to
ensure patient’s schedule appropriate follow up appointments.
Screen and assess oral health conditions
Review the health history
Record dental charting, including probing’s for periodontal condition
Take and develop dental radiographs x-rays
Remove calculus and plaque hard and soft deposits from all surfaces of the teeth
Apply sealants and fluorides
Make impressions of patients´ teeth for study casts models of teeth used by
dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs
Place and remove periodontal dressings
Prescribe, administer and dispense fluoride, fluoride varnish, antimicrobial
solutions or resorbable antimicrobial agents
Teach patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health e.g.,
tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling
Entering treatment plans into the computer
Presenting treatment to patients.
Order Patient Education Materials
Keep a calendar of all doctor and office activities.
Other duties as required
Associates or Bachelor’s degree from approved Dental Hygiene program
Registered Dental Hygienist license
One year of Registered Dental Hygienist experience
Job Type: Part-time
Apollo Beach, FL