Dental Hygienist Jobs in San Luis Obispo, 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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Atascadero, CA (14 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA)
Our growing dental practice needs a Dental Hygienist to join our close-knit team. We place great emphasis on team work, happy team and quality care....
5 days ago
Atascadero, CA (14 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA)
We are looking for an experienced hygienist to join our team. We are a family-friendly dental practice and we pride ourselves on providing excellent dental care to our patients. The ideal...
6 days ago
Atascadero, CA (14 miles from San Luis Obispo, CA)
We are looking for an exceptional Dental Hygienist to join our team!...
20 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA
Full time or part time position,great work enviroment,very flexible about days of work,no experience required.
22 days ago
San Luis Obispo, CA
HIRING DENTAL HYGIENIST PART TIME Salary, benefits, and incentives; Self-directed, and options for patient care; get paid what you deserve; Work with a fun team!...
23 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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

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 photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in San Luis Obispo, CA

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

$90,470

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in San Luis Obispo, CA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 San Luis Obispo, CA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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