You must be a registered member to apply to job postings.Register Now
Jul 24, 2021
Atlantic Periodontics is looking for a skilled dental hygienist who can educate and care for the periodontal health of our diverse patient population and improve the oral health of our community. The ideal candidate will be skilled in diagnosing oral diseases, oral hygiene instruction, dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planing and delivery of local anesthesia. We follow all CDC, ADA and OSHA guidelines as safety for all comes first. Please send resume to for consideration. Responsibilities: *teeth cleaning, which includes removing tartar, plaque and stains using hand, power and ultrasonic tools. *scaling and root planing and administering necessary local anesthesia *proficiency in taking xrays *examining patients for signs of oral health problems ie. early periodontal disease, cavities, teeth grinding, and more *assessing a patients overall oral health and reporting findings to the periodontists *educating patients on good oral hygiene and methods for improving and maintaining good oral health ie. brushing and flossing *documenting patient care and treatment plans Skills: *proven experience as dental hygienist, periodontal office experience a plus *knowledge of dental instruments, instrument sharpening and sterilization methods *understanding of health and safety regulations *good computer skills, Open Dental and Dexis a plus *excellent communication and people skills *attention to detail *well organized and reliable *RDH required *local anesthesia certification *Xray certification and CPR certified Hours: Somewhat flexible, part-time considered and permanent position available.