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Dental Hygienist Job in Cleburne, TX 76033
(Job ID: 381222)

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Location

Cleburne, TX 76033

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Jul 20, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#381222 ACTIVE

Description

We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. What do Dental Hygienists do? Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You’ll help dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle 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. 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 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 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 Ability to do 45-60 minute recare appointments Diploma in Dental Hygiene Valid license to practice in the state of Texas Current Team: 1 Owner/Dentist, 1 Office Manager, 1 Dental Assistant and 1 Dental Hygienist. We are a fee for service office not a corporate location. We are close knit, privately owned dental practice. Our entire team is articulate, passionate, dependable, outgoing and reliable. You will not regret joining our team, the right fit is an absolute must. Job Type: Full-time Pay: From $45.00 per hour

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