Dental Hygienist Jobs in Morro Bay, 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 Luis Obispo, CA (13 miles from Morro Bay, CA)
Dental hygienist needed. Monday - Wednesday 8am - 5pm. Option for one day or multiple days. Well compensated with potential for benefits....
5 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (13 miles from Morro Bay, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist: Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
10 days ago
Smile Brands - San Luis Obispo, CA (13 miles from Morro Bay, CA)
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
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10 days ago Smile Brands
Paso Robles, CA (17 miles from Morro Bay, CA)
Looking for an experienced dental hygienist to integrate into a long term position for our friendly Paso Robles office, 2 days a week (Tuesdays and Wednesday 8-5)....
17 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA (13 miles from Morro Bay, CA)
Registered Dental Hygienist needed to join our enthusiastic team....
18 days ago
Cayucos, CA (9 miles from Morro Bay, CA)
Hygienist for a Tuesdays and Thursdays. Very friendly office with really nice patients in need of caring treatment. Hygiene patients are seen on the days the days when doctor is not in office....
22 days ago

Demographic Data for Morro Bay, CA

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

Salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Morro Bay, CA

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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