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Periodontal Dental Hygienist Job in Warren, NJ 07059
(Job ID: 347433)

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Location

Warren, NJ 07059

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Sep 02, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#347433 ACTIVE

Description

Job description We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. We need a career minded individual to conduct patient screenings and advise patients on oral health and preventative care. Someone who is professional and interested in developing trust and long-term patient relationships. I believe strongly that we are a team treating patients together and sharing responsibility for their health. You will help decide treatments for teeth or gum disease and handle dental emergencies. If you have a steady hand, great bedside manner and would like to be valued for your work on a great team, 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 on proper oral hygiene (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 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 Diploma in Dental Hygiene Valid licence to practice Job Types: Full-time preferred, Part-time possible 1-2 Sat mornings 8-12pm per month Pay $40.00 - $52.00 per hour