Practice is a 5 year single doctor general dental practice, with a majority
millennial patient population. Seeking an experienced dental hygienist who
excels in friendliness, with attention to comfort and precision of care. Our
team, equipment and protocols are carefully selected and consistently fine-
tuned to grow with the practice in harmony, efficiency and clinical care.
Dental Hygienist Job Duties:
•Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and pr
•Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and
and draping patient.
•Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and re
•Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, st
sterilizing, and selecting instruments.
•Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating pa
patient's oral health.
•Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and fr
from beneath gum margins.
•Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually ex
examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of
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 res
restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, an
and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges.
•Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr ce
certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency nu
•Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and po
postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene vi
•Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and de
dental histories; charting in patient records.
•Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information co
•Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, ru
rules, and regulations.
•Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and pr
•Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance re
requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting ma
malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; ev
evaluating new equipment and techniques.
•Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory le
level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for su
supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
•Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to ac
accomplish job results.
•Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational wo
workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; pa
participating in professional societies.
•Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Dental Hygienist Skills and Qualifications:
Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health
Promotion and Maintenance, Bedside Manner, Creating a Safe, Effective
Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Administering Medication, Thoroughness, Self-Development
Benefits includes: Medical Insurance • Paid Holidays • Dental benefits • Bonus
opportunities. To schedule your interview please email your resume with your