Dental Hygienist Jobs in Eureka, 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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Eureka, CA
We are looking for a highly skilled hygienist to join our team in Eureka.... 2 to 3 days a week with the potential for full time in the near future...which would mean benefits We are a very high...
7 hours ago
Arcata, CA (5 miles from Eureka, CA)
We are looking for a hygienist who would like to work one day a week (possibly two) to join our friendly and well respected Arcata office. Our long term hygienist has retired. This is a great...
1 day ago
Eureka, CA
Registered Dental Hygienist. Looking for an RDH P/T with possibility of going F/T. We are a current technology and COVID-Era-Compliant office....
13 days ago
Arcata, CA (5 miles from Eureka, CA)
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a valid California Dental Hygienist license....
21 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Eureka, CA

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

$100,830

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Eureka, CA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

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

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