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
•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.