Job Summary
Years Experience
1 - 3 years
$31 - $38 Hourly
Job Description

Job Summary

The Dental Hygienist will use preventive, educational and therapeutic methods for controlling oral diseases to help individual patients and groups achieve and maintain oral health. S/he will work under the supervision of Kids Smiles Dentists, including the Clinical Director.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Educates and counsels children and adults on dental health, plaque control, oral hygiene and nutrition and the relationship between oral health and chronic disease;
  • Removes deposits and stains from teeth by scaling and root planning;
  • Assists in the preventive and control of dental caries and gum disease;
  • Selects and uses appropriate fluoride treatments;
  • Exposes and processes dental x-rays;
  • Places sealants on patient's teeth for preventive care;
  • Dental hygienists work under the supervision of a dentist

Qualifications and Skills

  • Graduated from an accredited Dental Hygiene program (state licensure is mandatory).
  • 1+ years experience as a Dental Hygienist.
  • Ability to provide professional information and educational services to patients.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to perform precise and detailed work.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $31.00 - $38.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure the safety of our employees, we are providing all of the proper PPE a d following all CDC, ADA, and DOL guidelines in PA.

Job ID: 290039325

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