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Dental Hygienist Job in Blue Bell, PA 19422
(Job ID: 351216)

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Location

Blue Bell, PA 19422

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Oct 04, 2021

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#351216 ACTIVE

Description

We are a small family owned practice, looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Our office hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9-5 and Thursday from 8-4. We are a PPO / FFS office, with 45-60 min hygiene appointmens (depending on age / patient needs) . Experience with Eaglesoft is a plus, but not required. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) 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 -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 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 -Valid licence to practice