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Dental Hygienist Job in Raytown, MO 64138
(Job ID: 341412)

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Location

Raytown, MO 64138

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jul 22, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon,Tue,Wed,Thur,Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#341412 ACTIVE

Description

Are you a family oriented, positive and driven Dental Hygienist? We are looking for you! We need 2 Hygienists in our small Dental practice located in Raytown, MO. We offer 401K, competitive salary and a professional environment that strives to grow and serve our community and patients. Serving the Lord through educating and empowering our community is a Mission Statement that we live every day. The duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You’ll also help dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. Please see below for full description of responsibilities:  Dental Hygienist skills As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you also have a steady hand and great bedside 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 * SRP *Keeping up-to-date charts for patients *Dental Software- EagleSoft knowledge is a Plus *Daily office clean up before and after work day  Requirements:  * 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 *Written communication skills * A patient and friendly personality * Attention to detail * Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job * Diploma in Dental Hygiene; Master’s is a plus * Valid license to practice  Please send a Cover letter and your resumes to: Emily Etheridge 1-