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Dental Hygienist Job in Rockwall, TX 75032
(Job ID: 376637)

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Location

Rockwall, TX 75032

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jun 06, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#376637 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for a full time Dental Hygienist. We are open one Monday a month, and regularly Tuesday - Friday. We are looking for a hygienist who is willing and able to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, dental prophylaxis and scalings, and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You’ll help dentists decide treatments for the patient based off behavior as well as assist during dental emergencies. 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. New graduates are welcome to apply. 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 and parents on proper teeth care (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 patient behaviors 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 and schedule Diploma in Dental Hygiene; New grads welcome to apply Valid license to practice Full-time or Part-time position available.

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