Dental Hygenist Job Posting

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  Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Dental Hygenist in Falls ChurchFalls Church, Virginia 22046

  Tuesday, 15 January 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue

Description

We are a general dental practice established in the heart of Falls Church, looking for a dynamic and talented hygiene professional to join our team part- time. The right candidate will be self-motivated, knowledgeable, and dedicated. The hygiene department is a critical component within our prevention team. We are committed to providing comprehensive oral health care to our patients. The office offers advanced technology and a small, close-knit group of team-oriented professionals. Must be available Monday and Tuesdays, the hours are 7 am -6 pm. Key Responsibilities: •Perform thorough scaling and root planning, place Arestin and other periodontal maintenance procedures, Clinical use of laser (previous experience not necessary and certification assistance available). •Administer local anesthesia (must have evidence of certification) •Perform preventive care such as prophylaxis, fluoride, and dental sealants; and diagnostic care including digital intraoral radiography. •Assess each patients individual caries risk and deliver individualized preventive health education and dietary counseling •Educate patients on dental caries and periodontal disease etiology and risk factors. Accurately document any findings relating to the patient’s Intra- and extra-oral examination •Be proactive in encouraging patients to follow through with needed treatment. •Computer literate and working knowledge of Dentrix •Assist with other duties as needed, including sterilization and front desk