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Dental Hygienist Job in Port Charlotte, FL 33952
(Job ID: 339401)

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Location

Port Charlotte, FL 33952

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jul 31, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#339401 ACTIVE

Description

Starts part time • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination • Sterilize dental instruments properly • Check/Review 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 • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer) • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient • Monitor supplies • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role • 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 Floridas license to practice