Dental Hygenist Job Posting

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  Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Dental Hygenist in HoustonHouston, Texas 77057

  Tuesday, 5 February 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: General
  • Days of Week: Mon, Fri

Description

We are currently looking for a part-time Dental Hygienist for our office located Near the Galleria, The Dental Hygienist will primarily be responsible for providing quality dental care and associated services to patients under the general supervision of a dentist using established dental hygiene procedures. Responsibilities and Duties •Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease, oral lesions, or possible cancers •Assess dental condition and needs of patient using approved patient screening procedures, including medical history review, dental charting, and periodontal charting in patients electronic records, and taking x-rays. •Follow through with oral hygiene procedures in accordance with prescribed treatment plans. Procedures may include: Prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planting, debridement, supra and sub gingival scaling and curettage, fluoride application, sealant placements, •Educate patients in oral hygiene and dental care, including proper tooth brushing, flossing, nutrition, and need for professional care •Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of established oral hygiene concepts and periodontal therapies, dental procedures, clinic infection control procedures, cleaning and sterilization of instruments, tray set up, and dental materials. •Interact positively with a diverse, sometimes difficult, and demanding patient population. Provide service in a manner that is appropriate for the patient’s age; demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to meet the patient’s physical, psychosocial, educational, and safety needs. •Perform Patient calls during down time Qualifications and Skills Current Registered Dental Hygienist with PA state licensure. Current CPR (BLS) certification Approx. Working Hours - Mondays and Thursdays from 9 am till 5 pm with the possibility for additional days.