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Dental Hygienist Job in Southborough, MA 01772
(Job ID: 414558)



Southborough, MA 01772



Sep 26, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


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New England Dental Group - Southborough


New England Dental Group is a team driven dental practice. Our state-of-the-art facility provides comprehensive care to our patients while instilling an overall health philosophy. We pride ourselves in keeping current with new guidelines and technology to ensure our patients receive care to the level of excellence. We provide a minimum of 1-hour adult prophy appointments with more time as needed for patient’s needs along with a full hour lunch break and a generous HYGIENE BONUS INCENTIVE!! The ideal candidate for our Registered Dental Hygienist position: -Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic and intraoral picture studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, comprehensive periodontal evaluations and performing procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act. -Partners in care with our doctors help patients accept recommended treatment needs -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 and offering protective eyewear. -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. -Provides comprehensive non-surgical perio therapy for patients with Periodontal disease. -Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; palpating and visually examining gums, using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession and taking digital radiographic studies. -Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents. -Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by cleaning and polishing removable appliances. -Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers. -Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions and scheduling their appropriate intervals for their next dental hygiene visit. -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. -Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions, and calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, and evaluating new equipment and techniques. -Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipating needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies, and verifying receipt of supplies. -Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. -Create a positive experience to “Wow” New patients and retain our existing patients to refer their family and friends. -Current MA hygiene license and MA anesthesia license required -Full Time Pay range: starting at $48 per hour plus hygiene bonus We expect excellence from our employees and empower them to follow our Core Values. These values help define our culture and make us the best we can be! Our Core Values: -Go Getter -Team Player -Always Does the Right Thing -Sense of Humor Please visit our website at for more information about our practice and see what our patients have to say about us!

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