• Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Expired
  • Kraklow Family Dentistry
  • Waukesha, Wisconsin

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Job Description

Kraklow Family Dentistry is a comprehensive family dentistry office severing the Waukesha and Milwaukee metropolitan areas. Our team works with patients of all ages to provide high-quality, affordable, and compassionate dental care using the latest dental developments.

As a family-owned facility, we understand the importance of providing quality service in a comfortable environment. Our amazing staff is trained to use numerous techniques to effectively help patients with anxiety and gag reflex-related issues. We are committed to treating each patient with kindness and compassion, working with integrity, and always putting our patient's needs first.

We are seeking an experienced Dental Hygienist to join our staff. You will assist the dentist in various procedures and the operation of x-ray machines. To do well in this role you should have a current Wisconsin state hygiene license, up-to-date vaccinations, and previous experience as a dental hygienist.

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 the dentist and dental assistants.
  • Maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients.

Dental Hygienist Requirements:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited Hygiene program.
  • Wisconsin state hygiene license.
  • Current CPR certificate.
  • 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.

Kraklow Family Dentistry treats all patients with empathy and warmth and strives to create a professional yet cozy atmosphere for each guest. 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!

Kraklow Family Dentistry

Job ID: 351976629