We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. What do Dental Hygienists do? 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 bedside manner, we’d like to meet you.ResponsibilitiesEnsure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examinationSterilize dental instruments properlyConduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health historyIdentify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitisClean 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)Take X-raysAssist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)Maintain documentation and charts on each patientsSkillsProven experience as Dental HygienistIn-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)Outstanding communication skillsA patient and friendly personalityAttention to detailDiploma in Dental Hygiene;Valid license to practiceJob Types: Part-time, SATURDAYS ARE A MUSTCOVID-19 considerations:We provide masks, gloves, face shields, reusable gowns, and hair caps.
Job ID: 284145999