Responsible for delivery of direct patient care, which consists of applying fluoride and sealants, taking x-rays, performing scaling procedures and tracking treatment plans.
Duties include removing plaque from and polishing a patients teeth during a routine checkup, screening patients, reviewing a patients oral health history and teaching appropriate brushing and flossing techniques.
Aside from cleaning teeth, the hygienist is expected to examine patients for signs of oral diseases such as gingivitis, and provide other preventivedental care. They also educate patients on ways to improve and maintain good oral health.
Hygienist should possess excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a fast- paced, team-oriented environment. Applicants must be reliable, detail-oriented, friendly and flexible. An active SC dental license and a passion for treating children are required. Minimum of 2 years clinical experience and proficiency with Dentrix software preferred.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $26.00 to $28.00 /hour