Dental Hygienist Jobs in El Cajon, 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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San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
We are a Multi-Specialty Group dental practice in Carmel Valley looking for an enthusiastic and caring dental hygienist....
2 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Detail oriented - Thorough work must be the bases of your soft tissue management philosophy and an overall patient experience Team player - Must support all aspects of the office beyond hygiene Believes...
21 hours ago
Dental Express - Clairemont - Lakeside, CA (8 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist Position with FULL Benefits including Medical Insurance and 3 weeks of paid vacation!...
4 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Bright and bubbly RDH wanted for Private FamilyGeneral Dental Practice. One year working experience preferred but new grads will be considered. High quality, patient centered practice. If you...
5 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - La Mesa, CA (7 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements Advanced degree (e.g., Masters...
6 days ago
Dental Express - Imperial Beach, CA (19 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Registered Dental Hygienist Company: Dental Express - Clairemont Location: Imperial Beach Posted on: May 1, 2021 Job Description: Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist Position with FULL Benefits including...
6 days ago
Dental Express - Imperial Beach, CA (19 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Registrered Dental Hygienist - Great Benefits Company: Dental Express - Clairemont Location: Imperial Beach Posted on: May 1, 2021 Job Description: Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist Position with...
6 days ago
Dental Express - Lemon Grove, CA (9 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Keywords: Dental Hygienist, Location: Lemon Grove, CA...
6 days ago
Dental Express - Spring Valley, CA (7 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Registrered Dental Hygienist - Great Benefits Company: Dental Express - Clairemont Location: Spring Valley Posted on: April 30, 2021 Job Description: Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist Position with...
7 days ago
Dental Express - San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Registrered Dental Hygienist - Great Benefits Company: Dental Express - Clairemont Location: La Jolla Posted on: April 30, 2021 Job Description: Full Time Registered Dental Hygienist Position with FULL...
7 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Friendly, state-of-the-art and customer service oriented private dental office in UTC, La Jolla is looking for an enthusiastic and caring dental hygienist....
8 days ago
Coronado, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Looking for the right person for a small, boutique practice in the center of Coronado. Experience is a plus. A person that has the skills to set the dentist up for necessary treatment is A key...
8 days ago
San Diego, CA (18 miles from El Cajon, CA)
Looking for a skilled, charismatic, dental hygienist. Must have a CA license to practice Dental Hygiene. A self motivated, driven applicant will be properly compensated....
8 days ago
Poway, CA (16 miles from El Cajon, CA)
We are Perio Specialty office looking for dedicated, motivated, enthusiastic team players who can provide quality care to our patient The potential candidate should -Have a California Registered Dental...
10 days ago
Gentle Dental - Escondido, CA (22 miles from El Cajon, CA)
At Gentle Dental, our culture is based on innovation and providing a wellness approach to Dentistry to improve clinical results and consistently generate predictable treatment outcomes. We focus...
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in El Cajon, CA

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

$95,970

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in El Cajon, 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 El Cajon, CA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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