Mar 09, 2023
On behalf of our client we are hiring a bilingual Dental Hygienist that has a passion for treating patients and promoting good oral health practices. As a Dental Hygienist, you will be responsible for polishing, scaling and root planning, teeth whitening, and applying sealants and fluorides. Responsibilities include but not limited to the following: - 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 or dental impressions - Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer) - Maintain documentation and charts on each patient Requirements: - Diploma in Dental Hygiene - Must be fluent in speaking and writing, English and Spanish - 1-2 years of proven experience as Dental Hygienist - Valid NC license - Valid X-ray certification - 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
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