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Dental Hygienist Job in Garland, TX 75041
(Job ID: 338782)

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Location

Garland, TX 75041

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jul 25, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Not Provided

JOB ID / STATUS

#338782 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for a part time friendly and outgoing Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. If you have a steady hand and great chairside 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 or dental impressions -Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer) -Maintain documentation and charts on each patient -Monitor supplies -Building the schedule with recall appointments Skills -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 -Diploma in Dental Hygiene -Valid license to practice