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Dental Hygienist Job in Gainesville, GA (217175)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 217175 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:06/07/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Gainesville, GA 30501
 
Description
• Evaluates the overall oral health of our patients; examines oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease, oral cancer or other lesions, and oral manifestations of systemic disease. • Performs oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the Doctor; these procedures may include: o Prophylaxis o Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing o Debridement o Placement of Locally Applied Antibiotics o Application of Fluoride Treatments o Application of Protective Sealants o Completion of In-office or Take Home Whitening o Oral Cancer Screening • Educates the patient on oral hygiene care to help the patient maintain or improve oral health. • Informs Dentists of possible restorative concerns for further examination. • Maximizes patient flow in the office by assisting with radiographs, sterilization, and office procedures. • Consults with Doctors and Office staff to ensure patient expectation levels are met and exceeded. • Maintains a neat and orderly workplace; performs weekly and monthly required housekeeping responsibilities. • Performs preventative equipment maintenance. • Follows established safety and health protocols.