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Dental Hygienist Job in Chesapeake, VA 23321
(Job ID: 333924)



Chesapeake, VA 23321



May 24, 2021




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Dental Hygienist - Crossroads Dental - Chesapeake, VA Dental hygienist needed for a Post COVID ready office. Our office has gone above and beyond the requirements set forth by CDC and the state to ensure the health of staff and patients. We have N95 masks and face shields available for all employees. We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. What do Dental Hygienists do? Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we’d like to meet you. Responsibilities Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination Sterilize dental instruments properly Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride) Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques) Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures Take X-rays Maintain documentation and charts on each patient Skills Proven experience as Dental Hygienist In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA) Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment Outstanding communication skills A patient and friendly personality Attention to detail Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job Job Link: Valid license to practice in Virginia Job Type: Full-time Experience: New Grads Welcome to Apply! Education: Associates (Required) /Bachelors (Preferred) Benefits: Health/Dental insurance Retirement plan Paid time off