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Pediatric Dental Hygienist Job in Charlotte, NC 28211
(Job ID: 341688)

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Location

Charlotte, NC 28211

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jul 21, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#341688 ACTIVE

Description

Pediatric dental practice located in Charlotte. This practice values quality dentistry, excellent customer service, patient education, prevention, communication and teamwork. 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 Skills Proven experience as Dental Hygienist In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (OSHA/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; Master’s is a plus Valid license to practice Job Type: Full-time Pay: $30-35/hr Schedule: Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations: Extensive PPE and COVID protocols in place to ensure patient and staff safety Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Paid holidays Education: Associate (Preferred) License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist (Preferred) Dental License (Preferred) Work Location: Mecklenburg, York, and Gaston County