Dental Hygienist Jobs in Palo Alto, 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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Sunnyvale, CA (8 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Dental office in West San Jose and Sunnyvale is looking for a Hygienist, who should have 5 year's hygienist experience. Working schedule may include Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday....
6 days ago
San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
We are looking for a part-time dental hygienist to join our family and cosmetic dental practice in South San Jose....
6 days ago
San Mateo, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
We are looking for a professional Registered Dental Hygienist to join our high quality Dental team....
6 days ago
Alameda, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Perform SRPs (scaling/root planing) Laser certification a plus. Prepare patients for oral examinations and assist other dental professionals in providing treatment....
8 days ago
Gentle Dental - San Leandro, CA (18 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
as required by law (local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, restorative, sealants, etc.)...
8 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
A new dental office in Pleasanton is seeking a gentle experience part time dental hygienist. Working schedule will be on Friday/ Saturday. At least 2 year experience is required....
9 days ago
Smile Brands - Oakland, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, 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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9 days ago Smile Brands
Dublin, CA (22 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
We are seeking a good fit for our general dental practice in Dublin. Working days are Tuesdays, Fridays and 2 Saturdays a month. Our ideal candidate will be comforting to the patients, flexible,...
12 days ago
San Bruno, CA (19 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Seeking for a Registered Dental Hygienist....
13 days ago
Oakland, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, 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....
13 days ago
San Mateo, CA (12 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
We are a general practice near the border of Burlingame and San Mateo looking for a hygienist for Thursdays. Hours are 8:00 to 5:00, eight patients per day. Friendly, fee for service private practice.
18 days ago
Ben Lomond, CA (23 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
General practice located in Ben Lomond is looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team 1-3 days/week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and/or Fridays....
18 days ago
Redwood City, CA (5 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Seeking Dental Hygienist in Redwood Shores!...
20 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
This position requires an important role in teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene techniques, In addition to necessary license, certification, and education, the Registered Dental Hygienist will...
20 days ago
West Coast Dental - San Jose, CA (15 miles from Palo Alto, CA)
Maintain accurate record keeping on all dental hygienist related services performed Maintain a clean and sterile work environment Insure all health safeguards for patients including regular check-ups...
21 days ago

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Highest Education Level

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

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