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Job ID: 351634270

Job Description

The staff at Dr. Harvey M. Block’s dental practice is looking for a dedicated, compassionate, and professional Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team. We recently had to say goodbye to a marvelous dental hygienist who had been with us for several years. She is willing to assist in the transition and is open to discussing the position with all interested applicants.

As a Registered Dental Hygienist, you will assist the dentist in various procedures and the operation of x-ray machines. Our ideal candidate should have experience in Biological Dentistry or be willing to add Biological Dentistry to their skillset. To do well in this role you should be up-to-date vaccinations, have a current state hygiene license, and have previous experience as a dental hygienist. This position is available immediately and NEW GRADS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!

Dental Hygienist Responsibilities:

  • Using dental instruments to clean accretions, calcareous deposits, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums.
  • Looking for indications of oral cancer by feeling lymph nodes under patient chins for signs of tenderness or swelling.
  • Noting and reviewing patient medical history.
  • Using probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease.
  • Recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists.
  • Maintaining dental equipment and x-ray machine.
  • Feeling and visually examining gums for signs of disease, sores, and other dental health issues.
  • Exposing and developing x-ray film.
  • Sharpening and sterilizing dental instruments.
  • Promoting preventative dental care to improve patient oral health care.
  • Applying fluorides and other dental decay preventing agents.
  • Working with dentists and dental assistant.
  • Maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients.

Dental Hygienist Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited Hygiene program.
  • State hygiene license.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • Current on Hepatitis B vaccination.
  • Ability to administer local anesthetic agents.
  • Able to use an x-ray machine.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Comfortable using computers for a variety of tasks.
  • Knowledgeable about oral hygiene and dental health.

Salary and benefits for this position are based on employee needs and expectations. Hours are flexible. Hiring bonus offered.

We are looking forward to hiring a mature candidate who enjoys working with patients in a professional yet light-hearted environment. If interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and application by clicking “Apply” on this page. We look forward to hearing from you and will be in touch soon!

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