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Dental Hygienist Job in Canton, MI 48188
(Job ID: 311544)



Canton, MI 48188



Nov 24, 2020




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Job Title: Registered Dental Hygienist $3,750 Sign On Bonus!! Our Canton dental office is seeking a qualified and motivated part-time Dental Hygienist who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a team and grow personally and professionally within our Great Expressions family! GEDC is a leader in providing premier preventative dental care, orthodontics and specialty care. We are looking for a team oriented individual who is outgoing with impressive communication skills, organized, professional, service minded and willing to go above and beyond the basic responsibilities of the job. As a Dental Hygienist, you will be our dental health educators for our patients, you will be utilizing your knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat diseases and/or abnormalities, you will work with both the dentist and patient to resolve any active diseases including caries or periodontal disease and much more. Great Expressions has a passionate focus on all aspects of the patient journey and delivering a positive experience; we also are motivated to deliver a positive experience and growth opportunities for our Dental Hygienists since YOU are the reason for our patients’ experiences. When you join our team, you benefit in many ways: * Exciting Team Environment * Competitive Pay and Bonus Potential * Healthcare Benefits * Medical, Vision and Dental coverage offered * Accident Coverage * Hospital Indemnity Coverage * Paid Holidays and Vacation Time (8 paid holidays plus 1-2 week(s) vacation time) * Company Paid Uniforms * 401k, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability plans * ID theft protection * Opportunity for Career Advancement/Recognition and Growth with a Rapidly Growing Company * Tuition Reimbursement * Power of One Rewards * Convenient New Hire Orientation for all team members * Pet Insurance If you are ready to begin a new phase in your career, then now is the time to join our rapidly growing team; we are excited to hear from you! For more information, please contact Depending on the state regulations, a Dental Hygienist: * Performs oral healthcare and risk assessments which include but not limited to: - Evaluates a patient’s current health status including all medications - Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening - Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description and evaluation of the gingiva and periodontium * Develops a dental hygiene diagnosis based on the oral health findings * Exposes, processes, and interprets dental radiographs (x-rays) * Removes biofilm plaque and calculus (soft and hard deposits) from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below) the gingival margin (gumline) using dental instruments * Applies caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the teeth * Discusses the progress being made toward isolating evidence that notes the potential association between systemic and oral health and disease * Provides patient education on biofilm plaque control and home care protocol by incorporating techniques and products that will become part of an individualized self- care oral hygiene program * Counsels and coordinates tobacco cessation programs * Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition for maintaining optimal oral health * Ensures that the patient knows why they need continuing care and that they have a follow up appointment that is set by the office * Completion of accredited Dental Hygiene program * National and/or Active State RDH license - Maintain a current license to practice including certifications as appropriate * Passion for patient education Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an account; any further positions you apply for, all of your contact information will already be saved!

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