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Dental Hygienist Job in Richmond, TX 77407
(Job ID: 340573)

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Location

Richmond, TX 77407

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jul 13, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#340573 ACTIVE

Description

As we continue to expand we are looking for a highly motivated and professional Registered Dental Hygienist who has a good personality and truly likes to put smiles on patients faces. Requirements: -1 year Dental Experience preferred/ New graduates are welcome -Has people skills or customer service experience -Computer skills -Being organized -Part Time or Full Time Dental Hygienist Job Description and Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Dental Hygienist Job Duties: -Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. -Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient. -Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. -Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sterilizing the instruments. -Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. -Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing radiographs. -Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. -Cleaning and polishing removable appliances. -Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR and Nitrous Oxide certification. -Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit. -Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records. -Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. -Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. Our dental office offers comprehensive dental treatments to its patients, including: General and Cosmetic Dentistry, Periodontics (Gum Disease), Endodontics (Root Canal Therapy), Oral Surgery (Dental Implants and Wisdom Teeth) We are a company in growth and we are looking for qualified, team-oriented, people to promote the importance of routine dental health care and our business. Our office is beautifully appointed with state-of-the-art technology, including digital radiography. While our office is busy, we do not operate like a clinic. We desire to attract and retain quality-oriented staff that have excellent work ethic and communication skills. We pride ourselves on being ethical, consistent and dedicated.