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Nov 23, 2021
Salary Range: $55-$65 We are a small, fee-for-service, general dental practice established in the heart of Falls Church, looking for a dynamic and talented hygiene professional to join our team part-time. Hygiene recare appointments are scheduled for one hour. Each team member is appreciated and your voice is valued here. The right candidate will be self-motivated, knowledgeable, and dedicated. The hygiene department is a critical component within our prevention team. We are committed to providing comprehensive oral health care to our patients. Our office offers advanced technology and a small, close-knit group of team-oriented professionals. Hours are Mondays and Thursdays 7 am-6 pm. Key Responsibilities: Perform thorough scaling and root planning and other periodontal maintenance procedures including clinical use of laser, administer local anesthesia (must have evidence of certification), perform preventive care such as prophylaxis, fluoride, and dental sealants; and diagnostic care including digital intraoral radiography, assess each patients individual caries risk and deliver individualized preventive health education and dietary counseling, educate patients on dental caries and periodontal disease etiology and risk factors, accurately document any findings relating to the patient’s Intra- and extra-oral examination, be proactive in encouraging patients to follow through with needed treatment, computer literate and preferred working knowledge of Dentrix, assist with other duties as needed, including sterilization.