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Job Details
Job Id/Status: 239677 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:01/10/2019
Position:Dental Hygienist
Specialty:General
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Fri
Location: Dallas, GA 30132
 
Description
Dental Hygienist Specialists Our kid-friendly and family-oriented dental practice has dental hygienists that foster a warm and friendly environment. They are professional and knowledgeable and are available to offer busy moms flexible hours to bring in kids after school and schedule their husband before work. Our dental hygienists are personable and provides quality service in our top-notch facility. Most importantly, they all fit our three core values, HONESTY, SERVICE and COMPASSION. Our dental hygienists are HONEST, trustworthy and reliable and we admire that about them. They are also SERVICE-ORIENTED and work well with the team going above and beyond to provide quality dental care. It's a joy knowing they do this. Lastly, they work with COMPASSION and a willingness to help others, put others before themselves, and are caring and sympathetic. And boy is it heart warming to see compassion in action. Roles and responsibilities • Educate and motivate patients on proper oral hygiene and corrective/preventative measures • Examine oral areas, head, and neck for signs of oral disease • Clean calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums • Able to develop and discuss the proposed treatment plan from doctor • Use probes to examine gums to local periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease • Prepare and properly set up and re-stock treatment rooms for hygiene procedures • Welcome and seat patient cheerfully • Capture x-rays, and mount for doctor to view; capable of interpreting x- rays independently • Correctly notate areas of concern and communicate findings clearly to doctor and patient • Apply fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay • Ability to calm and reassure patients facing uncomfortable or painful procedures • Schedule and confirm appropriate re-care appointments Others responsibilities include: • Assist dental assistants in sterilization duties • Participate in marketing efforts and patient contact • Participate in morning meeting and provide information regarding patients for the day • Maintain regular attendance and adhere to assigned work schedule and office policies • Performs light housekeeping around office Opportunity for advancement to LEAD HYGIENEIST POSITION (we currently do not have a lead) • In addition to hygienist duties above, lead hygienist will be responsible to over see other hygienist and employees in hygiene department, ensure they are effectively trained and accountable for their roles and responsibilities. • Additionally, a weekly 90-minute leadership meeting will be required. • Weekly to do tasks that may include creating SOPs(standard operating procedures), maintaining equipment, scheduling training sessions for team, holding team and self accountable.