Dental Hygienist Jobs in Santa Clara, 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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Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Our office is seeking a part-time RDH for Monday 8-5, and Thursday 9-6. If you have experience, would like to work in a relaxed setting, and consider yourself at the top of your field with respect...
1 day ago
Los Gatos, CA (8 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Our private practice in Downtown Los Gatos is looking for a friendly, compassionate and organized Registered Dental Hygienist to work Mondays and Tuesdays....
5 days ago
Morgan Hill, CA (21 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
We are fast growing, privately owned dental offices in Morgan Hill, seeking a talented enthusiastic Dental Hygienist RDH to join on us fulltime position with a great deal of fun....
5 days ago
Morgan Hill, CA (21 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Looking for part-time registered dental hygienist to join our well established dental office....
5 days ago
Pleasanton, CA (21 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Under supervision and direction of the Dental Director and staff dentist(s), the Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) is responsible for the delivery of oral hygiene and appropriate preventative services...
9 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (8 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
We are a high-end private practice, COVID prepared and equipped with hospital grade air purifiers, seeking a personable and reliable part-time dental hygienist. Flexible on the date....
9 days ago
Palo Alto, CA (12 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
We are hiring a skilled Registered Dental Hygienist with excellent communication to join our professional team to start with hygiene and SRP....
10 days ago
Redwood City, CA (17 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Dental Hygienist needed Monday, Tuesday and/or Thursday. Very warm and inviting dental practice need s a warm and amical hygienist for its patients...
11 days ago
Redwood City, CA (17 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Seeking Dental Hygienist in Redwood Shores (redwood shores) compensation: Pay: $60.00 - $62.50 per hour employment type: part-time QR Code Link to This Post We are a well established privately owned...
16 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA (22 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Westside dental office is looking for a hygienist for immediate placement. Proficient in Dentrix and digital x-rays are a plus. We offer competitive pay and flexible schedules. All our individual...
16 days ago
Cupertino, CA (8 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
16 days ago
San Jose, CA (3 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
We are looking for a dental hygienist for Tuesday and Thursday. Our general and cosmetic dental office focuses on delivering quality dental care in a warm, friendly atmosphere....
16 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (8 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
We are a growing, fun, and busy dental office seeking a Dental Hygienist that is a team player. Are you a positive person that likes to work in a friendly environment?...
17 days ago
Santa Clara, CA
Modern dental practice is looking for Full Time or Part Time Dental Administrator, Assistant and Part Time Dental Hygienist....
17 days ago
Livermore, CA (20 miles from Santa Clara, CA)
Our hygienist of 28 years has retired and we are looking to add 1 to 2 hygienists to our team. Our office has a nice flow so you don't have to worry about rushing between patients. Job Details...
17 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Santa Clara, CA

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Santa Clara, CA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • 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 Santa Clara, CA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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