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Sep 01, 2021
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We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. We are a small family practice in Lower Westchester. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. 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 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 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 digital radiographs Maintain documentation and charts on each patient Skills: Dentrix knowledge Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment Outstanding communication skills A patient and friendly personality Attention to detail Experience in a plus Required license or NYS certification
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