Dental Hygienist Jobs in Capitola, CA

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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Boulder Creek, CA (17 miles from Capitola, CA)
Boulder Creek Dental is currently looking for a registered dental hygienist to join our practice. Dr. Johnson has been practicing at BCD for over 20 years. Our office is very much like a family....
4 days ago
Watsonville, CA (12 miles from Capitola, CA)
prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement and applying fluoride. - Maintain paperless patient electronic dental records and scheduling next hygiene appointment. - Follow practice...
4 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA (12 miles from Capitola, CA)
We are a small, close and supportive team looking to work with a dental hygienist to provide long term care for our growing patient base....
6 days ago
Boulder Creek, CA (17 miles from Capitola, CA)
Redwood Dental is looking for a part or full time dental hygienist. New graduates are welcome!...
6 days ago
Capitola, CA
Dental Hygienist Beautiful High-Tech office located in the heart of Capitola is seeking RDH....
8 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (17 miles from Capitola, CA)
We are a state of the art and very friendly dental office in need of a hygienist 1 day per week to start (Tuesday 8:30am-5:30pm with a 1-hour lunch break), with the opportunity to expand the days...
8 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (17 miles from Capitola, CA)
Our private practice in Downtown Los Gatos is looking for a friendly, compassionate and organized Dental Hygienist to work Mondays and Tuesdays....
8 days ago
Ben Lomond, CA (11 miles from Capitola, CA)
Dentist or Registered Dental Hygienist wanted (PT) Dental office located 10 min from Scotts Valley in Ben Lomond....
11 days ago
Confidential - General Dentistry - Santa Cruz, CA (1 mile from Capitola, CA)
Registered Dental Hygienist (Full-time and Part-time available!) Office Hours: 8AM-5PM; Tuesday-Friday Private general dentist office is seeking a full-time and a part-time hygienist....
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13 days ago
Scotts Valley, CA (12 miles from Capitola, CA)
Part-time registered Dental Hygienist needed (Mondays, and Thursdays) and some Fridays for a High Performance Practice with patient care as our Priority....
15 days ago
Aptos, CA (3 miles from Capitola, CA)
Part-time Registered Dental Hygienist needed (Monday and Wednesday) for a High Performance Practice with Patient Care as our Priority....
17 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA (12 miles from Capitola, CA)
Registered Dental Hygienist (Full-time and Part-time available!) Office Hours: 8AM-5PM; Tuesday-Friday Private general dentist office is seeking a full-time and a part-time hygienist....
27 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Capitola, CA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Capitola, CA as reported by the BLS.

$106,100

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Capitola, CA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • 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 Capitola, CA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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