Dental Hygienist Job Posting

Dental Hygienist Job in Alexandria, KY (230620)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 230620 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/09/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Tue, Wed, Thur
Location: Alexandria, KY 41001
 
Description
• Verify patient health history (review basic health status, medications; understand impact with dentistry) and document appropriately in patient’s chart. • Thoroughly and efficiently perform clinical hygiene functions including but limited to exposing/processing/evaluating diagnostic X-rays, reviewing medical histories and recording blood pressure, • Complete periodontal charting per guidelines • Use intraoral camera • Screen for Oral Cancer • Take and record patient’s blood pressure accurately • Offer fluoride treatment to all patients • Perform routine dental prophylaxis for periodontal healthy patients • Non-surgical periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing) including full mouth debribement • Educate and instruct patients on importance of dental health, proper oral hygiene; offer recommendations for products/services; provide other health care education as necessary • Document the presence of any abnormalities or suspected diseases or conditions while screening patients' teeth, bone, and periodontal tissues. • Maintain accurate and legible notes in patient’s chart • Schedule follow-up appointments and recommend patient recall intervals • Clean and prepare operatory per guidelines prior to patient appointment • Sterilize equipment and operatory per OSHA guidelines • Stock required supplies and maintain equipment.