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Dental Hygienist Job in Houston, TX (217488)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 217488 / EXPIRED
Job Posted/Updated:06/11/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Houston, TX 77049
 
Description
Our Family dental practice in East Houston, near North Shore, is seeking a Full Time, motivated, energetic Registered Dental Hygienist. As part of our team, the dental hygienist is committed to exceptional customer service, gentle care and working well in a team environment! You must be proactive with patients and be able to identify areas of concern beyond oral hygiene. As a team member, you must have a positive upbeat attitude,a willingness to accept positive coaching from others and an eagerness to be flexible within a growing practice! Our unique practice offers excellent benefits. Please email current resume. Need to have current Texas License, and CPR. Duties: * Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. * Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient. * Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. * Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments. * Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health. * Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. * Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographs. * Applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. * Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers.