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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Cutten, CA (2 miles from Eureka, CA)
We are looking for a self-motivated, team-oriented dental hygienist. Working days are flexible and we will work around your schedules....
13 days ago
Arcata, CA (5 miles from Eureka, CA)
Opportunity for a full time Registered Dental Hygienist If you are looking for a fun and rewarding career, you have come to the right place....
18 days ago
Arcata, CA (5 miles from Eureka, CA)
Fun, busy general dental practice in downtown Arcata looking for a motivated, reliable and skilled hygienist. Wonderful opportunity to not only be a part of our friendly and hard working team, but...
27 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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice
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This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through...


HIPAA for Dental Offices
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation and address its application within a dental office setting. To ensure the privacy of protected health information,...

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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 (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 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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