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Periodontal Dental Hygienist Job in Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411
(Job ID: 395615)

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Location

Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Feb 03, 2023

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Fri

JOB ID / STATUS

#395615 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

Dr. Shack

Description

We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. A deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies is essential. If you have a steady hand and great chair side 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,calculus, apply fluoride) *Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for *example, good brushing/flossing techniques) *Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures *Take X-rays or dental impressions* *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 *Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job *Diploma in Dental Hygiene; License to deliver local anesthesia is a plus *Valid license to practice in Florida

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