Dental Hygienist Jobs in Rancho Mirage, 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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Palm Desert, CA (6 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
Need Temp coverage for Sept 15 (Tuesday) and Sept 17 (Thursday) Please email asap. Private office.
12 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Palm Desert, CA (6 miles from Rancho Mirage, CA)
About you As a registered dental hygienist with our team, you need to have a current state license. You will have a desire to always be learning and want to stay on top of the latest technology....
90+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Rancho Mirage, CA
About you As a registered dental hygienist with our team, you need to have a current state license. You will have a desire to always be learning and want to stay on top of the latest technology....
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
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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...


Clinical Dental Assistant

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Highest Education Level

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

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