Dental Hygienist Job Posting
Mar 02, 2024
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat
Del Rio Dental Studio/Del Rio Dental Studio
We are in search for a Dental Hygienist to complement our team. The position is available every Thursday, every Friday, one Monday per month (always the first of the month), one Saturday per month (always the third of the month), take one day or take all! 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 a great bedside 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 Skills In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA) Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment 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 Knowledge of Eaglesoft is a plus! Spanish speaking is a plus!
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