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



Marietta, GA 30062



Nov 24, 2022




Tue, Wed, Thur


#392677 ACTIVE


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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