Dental Hygienist Jobs in Santa Cruz, 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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Gentle Dental - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
as required by law (local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, restorative, sealants, etc.)...
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2 days ago Gentle Dental
Santa Cruz, CA
Hygienist - Santa Cruz- Peabody Dental Care We have an immediate opening for a quality hygienist in our long established, beautiful Santa Cruz practice. We have large, private treatment rooms, a...
5 days ago
PEABODY DENTAL CARE - Santa Cruz, CA 95062, CA (11 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We have an immediate opening for a quality hygienist in our long established, beautiful Santa Cruz practice. We have large, private treatment rooms, a great team and a peaceful, productive, well...
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5 days ago PEABODY DENTAL CARE
William Cox Dental Corporation - Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
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5 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA
Our privately owned, fast-paced general practice is looking for a highly motivated and responsible Dental Hygienist RDH. Must have great communication skills and enjoy working with patients....
6 days ago
San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Job Requirements: - At least 1 year of work experience - California Dental Hygienist license...
12 days ago
Saratoga, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We believe our dental hygienist team is at the forefront of our commitment to service and building lasting relationships with patients....
18 days ago
Capitola, CA (12 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Ideal Candidate will have experience in the following: -Dentrix -Laser -Diagnosing and treating Scaling and root planning -Pocket charting every patient -Irrigation Please Submit resume for consideration...
20 days ago
Cupertino, CA (15 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Registerd Dental Hygienist sought for state-of-the-art and patient-centered general dental practice in Cupertino, CA. We have a great team....
23 days ago
San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Our high tech, growing dental office is looking for our next dental Hygienist SUPERSTAR!...
25 days ago
Santa Cruz, CA
Private General practice located in Santa Cruz 550 Water Street complex. Easy office, friendly staff and good atmosphere. Part-time 3-4 days Monday - Thursday with one hour lunch. Small office one...
26 days ago
Dental Temps - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are currently in need of Temporary Dental Hygienists for various offices located throughout Santa Clara County.If you have extra days you are looking for work, or if you are in the market for a new...
30+ days ago
Dental Temps - Santa Cruz, CA
We are currently in need of Temporary and Temp-to-Perm Dental Hygienists for various offices located throughout Santa Cruz County.If you have extra days you are looking for work, or if you are in the...
30+ days ago
Cupertino, CA (15 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FRIENDLY, OUTGOING, SELF-MOTIVATED INDIVIDUAL. MONDAY, TUESDAY & THURSDAY, HOURS ARE 7:30 AM - 5 PM OFFICE HOURS. WE ARE A PRIVATE PRACTICE IN CUPERTINO 1 PATIENT PER HOUR,...
30+ days ago
Western Dental - Santa Cruz, CA
Requirements Requirements Currently hold a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) license in good standing....
60+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Santa Cruz, CA

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Santa Cruz, CA as reported by the BLS.

$106,100

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Santa Cruz, 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 (3.9%)
  • 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 Cruz, CA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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