Job Description Title: Dental Hygienist
Reports to: Office Manager
Department: Clinical/ Hygiene Team
Objective: Providing hygiene treatment to patients, ensuring that the hygiene schedule is completed in a manner that is productive and with top-notch customer service.
Essential Job Functions: Communicate clearly and professionally with patients from different social and economic levels. Develop strong rapport and address patient complaints and concerns quickly; maintaining a positive and professional attitude.
Professionalism: Set tone and personality for entire office team via positive, professional and upbeat communications. Present a professional appearance/image through dress, language, and actions.
DUTIES: Review daily schedule of hygiene patients. Identify charting, patient flow, and scheduling errors, working with all clinical staff, as a team to reduce error occurrence. Greet patients and provide new patient tours. Carefully review patient health, dental history and update as necessary. Perform thorough and gentle prophylaxis and coronal polishing to patients. Provide radiographs and accurately chart patient’s periodontal health as needed per dentist recommendations. Apply cavity-preventative agents such as fluorides and/or sealants, and take accurate notes on the provided treatment. Teach proper oral hygiene techniques and consult patients on proper nutrition and oral health. Communicate with patients in an understandable and professional way.
**Must be licensed to practice in the state of North Carolina. Experienced in providing prophylaxis and taking x-rays thorough working knowledge. Have strong communication and interpersonal skills to maintain effective rapport with patients, parents, dentists, and coworkers. Dentrix G-7 knowledge preferred.
Office Location: 2514 Cuthbertson Road Suite B, Waxhaw, NC 28173
Position: Full Time (4 - 5 days)
Salary Rage: We offer excellent compensations depending on experience
Benefits Include: Medical, Dental, Vision, and PTO after 90 days