We are looking for a dental hygienist to join our practice. Our entire
staff is committed to
providing quality dental care to those in our community. We are a close-knit team,
we are serious
about our work, having fun and loving what we do . We love and believe in what we
do, and that
makes all the difference.
At Kidztown Dental you will :
Deliver direct dental care and associated services to patients under general
supervision of the
Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient.
Participate in local community affairs and events to include school screenings,
Provide excellent customer service by looking for opportunities to offer Same Day
Guide parents and patients through entire treatment process .
Have the Ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to
twist, turn, bend,
stoop, and lift/carry up to 30 pounds.
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which
professional work in providing dental hygiene services. A registered dental
appropriate standard of care therapy, assists a dentist in providing hygiene,
periodontal or dental
care and treatment, provides dental hygiene assessments, creates treatment plans
dentist’s diagnosis, and conducts oral and overall health care education and
instruction to patients.
Duties include and not limited to:
Assess patients’ teeth, bone, and periodontal tissues indicating the presence of
any abnormalities or
suspected diseases or conditions.
Creates periodontal treatment plans based on dentist’s diagnosis.
Bring to the immediate attention of the dentist any suspected lesion in the mouth
or on the teeth.
Thoroughly remove soft and hard deposits and extrinsic stain from teeth, using
ultrasonic cavitron inserts and prophy handpieces
Instruct patients how to practice good oral hygiene; make recommendations as to
products or devices for patients’ home care; and provide other health care
education, as necessary.
Perform prophylaxis in the absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis.
Perform full mouth debridement, either as a first stage gingivitis therapy or to
calculus to further enable a more accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Perform root planning as a periodontal therapy.
Place locally-administered antibiotics as supportive periodontal therapy.
Implement irrigation and desensitizing procedures or products as adjunctive to
Expose, develop and mount dental x-rays (intraoral and extraoral)
Perform In-Office Whitening procedures, including applying gingival isolation
initial and subsequent
bleaching gel, and curing gel.
Apply cavity-preventive agents, such as fluorides and pit and fissure sealants.
Make recommendations as to patients’ recare interval and follow-up needs.
All other duties and responsibilities as assigned and allowed under applicable
state laws and
Dental hygienists must be licensed and in good standing with the State of Georgia.
Associates or Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
Dental hygienists must be willing to partner with the dentist, work well as part
the total dental team
and should have good eye sight and manual dexterity, because they use dental
instruments within a
patient’s mouth, with little room for error.