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Dental Hygienist Job in Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
(Job ID: 401626)



Hot Springs Village, AR 71909



Mar 17, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur


#401626 ACTIVE


GPS Dental


We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team at Lefler Dental! The responsibility of this candidate will be to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. 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 chairside 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 or dental impressions 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 or similar role 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; Master’s is a plus Valid license to practice This position can be paid hourly or by commission/production if hired candidate chooses. Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8am - 5pm Job Type: Full-time Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee discount Health insurance Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift License/Certification: Anesthesia Permit (Preferred) Dental Hygienist License (Required) Work Location: One location

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