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Dental Hygienist Job in Marietta, GA 30062
(Job ID: 392677)

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Location

Marietta, GA 30062

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Nov 24, 2022

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#392677 ACTIVE

Description

Our privately owned North Atlanta practice (located between Roswell and Marietta) is looking for an enthusiastic professional to join our motivated and friendly team. We are currently seeking a part time (3 days a week) Dental Hygienist. Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: -Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act. -Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. -Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient. -Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. -Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments. -Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient’s oral health. -Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. -Detects disease by feeling and visually examining gums, using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession and exposing and developing radiographic studies. -Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. -Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions. -Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories and charting in patient records. -Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. -Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. -Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. -Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Dental Hygienist Qualifications / Skills: -Use of dental technology -Dental health maintenance -Infection control -Health promotion and maintenance -Bedside manner -Creating a safe, effective environment -Listening -Teamwork -Administering medication -Thoroughness -Self-development Contact Us: We look forward to meeting you! If you are interested in our part time (3 days a week) Dental Hygienist position, please submit your resume via Dental Post. Additionally, please e-mail your resume along with a recent photo to [sign in to DentalPost to see current contact info]

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