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Dental Hygienist Job in Prosper, TX (230739)

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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 230739 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:10/09/2018
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Thur, Fri, Sat
Location: Prosper, TX 75078
 
Description
**One Saturday/Month •Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and p protocols. •Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, a and draping patient. •Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and r requests. •Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, s sterilizing, and selecting instruments. •Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating p patient's oral health. •Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and f from beneath gum margins. •Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually e examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels o of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies. •Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. •Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary r restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, a and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges. •Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr c certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency n numbers. •Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and p postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene v visit. •Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records. •Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory l level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for s supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. •Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to a accomplish job results. •Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational w workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; p participating in professional societies. •Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.