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Jun 10, 2021
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Well-established, solo-practitioner general dental practice is looking for a diligent hygienist. Benefit package available if working 4-5 days. Has to be a team player, compassionate, thorough. Great collective and patient cohort. $44-$48/h based on experience. Responsibilities: - Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque/calculus via prophylaxis, scaling in presence of inflammation, SRP; apply fluoride and sealants). - Educate patients on proper teeth care (by demonstrating/describing proper brushing techniques, flossing). - Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history. - Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries, or periodontitis. - Sterilize dental instruments properly. - Assist dentist with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases. - Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures. - Take X-rays and dental impressions. - Maintain documentation and charts on each patient. - Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible throughout procedures. Requirements: - Valid license to practice. - A patient and friendly personality. - Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment. - Outstanding communication skills. - Attention to detail. - Diploma in Dental Hygiene. - Proven experience as Dental Hygienist.