Dental Hygienist Jobs in Anchorage, AK

Provide preliminary dental care. Dental hygienists operate outside dentist supervision to clean teeth, inspect patients for signs of oral disease or jaw/tooth problems, produce/interpret X-rays, and keep patients informed on positive oral health habits. They also track and maintain patient records and treatment plans. Depending on state regulations, additional duties may include sculpting and installing fillings and/or periodontal dressings.

Dental hygienists must have a working knowledge of the factors influencing dental health—diet, for example—in order to properly educate patients. They are also highly proficient in interpersonal communication, as they interact with clients regularly.

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Anchorage, AK
We are currently looking for Dental Hygienists in the greater Anchorage area....
1 day ago
Anchorage, AK
We are hiring a Dental Hygienist to work in our Anchorage and Wasilla locations. This position will work Monday-Thursday and possibly some Friday's....
7 days ago
Anchorage, AK
Alaska Dental Care is looking for a Full or Part-Time Hygienist to join our growing team! We are looking for a professional team member that shares our values and passion for our patients and...
14 days ago
Eagle River, AK (18 miles from Anchorage, AK)
Our office is looking for a Dental Hygienist who will compliment our amazing team. Willing to share our passion and vision for outstanding patient care....
14 days ago
Southcentral Foundation - Anchorage, AK
Dental hygienists are respected and appreciated, working together with their team to deliver high-quality care while partnering with our customers....
22 days ago
Southcentral Foundation - Anchorage, AK
Minimum Qualifications: Licensed as a Dental Hygienist in the State of Alaska. Current Dental Hygienist license for intermittent positions or Commissioned Corps....
30+ days ago
Southcentral Foundation - Anchorage, AK
Minimum Qualifications: Licensed as a Dental Hygienist in the State of Alaska. Current Dental Hygienist license for intermittent positions or Commissioned Corps....
90+ days ago
Anchorage, AK
Overview True North Dental has an opening for a Registered Dental Hygienist in Anchorage, AK. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Complete Dental Hygienist Training Course
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Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Anchorage, AK

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Anchorage, AK offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.7%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Anchorage, AK
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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