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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Confidential - General Dentistry - Santa Cruz, CA
Registered Dental Hygienist (Full-time and Part-time available!) Office Hours: 8AM-5PM; Tuesday-Friday Private general dentist office is seeking a full-time and a part-time hygienist....
23 hours ago
Confidential - General Dentistry - Santa Cruz, CA (11 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Registered Dental Hygienist (Full-time and Part-time available!) Office Hours: 8AM-5PM; Tuesday-Friday Private general dentist office is seeking a full-time and a part-time hygienist....
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2 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Our private practice in Downtown Los Gatos is looking for a friendly, compassionate and organized Registered Dental Hygienist to work Mondays and Tuesdays....
6 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, 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....
10 days ago
Capitola, CA (12 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Dental Hygienist (capitola) compensation: TBD employment type: full-time QR Code Link to This Post Dental Hygienist Beautiful High-Tech office located in the heart of Capitola is seeking RDH....
17 days ago
Santa Cruz, 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...
17 days ago
Cupertino, CA (15 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
WE ARE LOOKING FOR A FRIENDLY, OUTGOING, SELF-MOTIVATED RDH FOR MONDAY, TUESDAY & THURSDAY. WE ARE A PRIVATE PRACTICE IN CUPERTINO OUR EMPHASIS IS ON PREVENTION AND QUALITY DENTISTRY WITH...
17 days ago
San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, 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....
17 days ago
Aptos, CA (15 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Our family practice in Aptos is looking for a friendly RDH to join our team two afternoons a week. We offer a low stress environment with a well-established patient base and a personal approach to...
18 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, 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?...
18 days ago
Santa Clara, CA (22 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Modern dental practice is looking for Full Time or Part Time Dental Administrator, Assistant and Part Time Dental Hygienist....
18 days ago
Boulder Creek, CA (6 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Redwood Dental is looking for a dental hygienist two days a week. We would prefer Tuesdays and Thursdays, but we are flexible. New graduates are welcome!...
19 days ago
Cupertino, CA (15 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our amazing team at a wonderful cosmetic/general practice in Cupertino for 2-3 days a week....
22 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...
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...
26 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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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Santa Cruz, 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 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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