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 (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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1 day ago
Los Gatos, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Our well established Dental practice near beautiful Downtown Los Gatos is looking for a friendly hygienist for 2-4 days a week (part time or full time). Please respond by emailing your resume and...
4 days ago
West Coast Dental - San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Maintain accurate record keeping on all dental hygienist related services performed Maintain a clean and sterile work environment Insure all health safeguards for patients including regular check-ups...
4 days ago
Aptos, CA (15 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Well paced office with family like atmosphere- excellent patients and hard working, respectful Team members looking for part time Dentist and Dental hygienist! Come join our team!...
5 days ago
Scotts Valley, CA
Requirements for Registered Dental Hygienist Position: ~ Communicate necessary dental treatment with the doctor and to the front desk ~ Proficient with Dentrix is preferred but not required. ~ Current...
7 days ago
San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Well established General office located in San Jose, We are looking for a part-time RDH and 2 part-time DA to join our team. Applicants should be friendly, reliable, detail-oriented, and team...
8 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Our private office is looking for amazing Dental Hygienists who share the same love and passion towards providing the best dental care to our patients....
9 days ago
Mountain View, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are looking for a Dental hygienist to help our office 4 days a week. We are looking for someone who is a hard working, cares for patients, and is a team player....
10 days ago
Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist to work in our established private practice in Sunnyvale....
14 days ago
San Jose, CA (24 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are looking for a P/T RDH to join the team. Ideal candidate is someone with experience and enjoys educating patients on the importance of home care, techniques, discusses treatment plan with...
15 days ago
Los Gatos, CA (14 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
Looking for a motivated and personable RDH for a general Dental practice in Los Gatos. Candidates must have excellent communication skills and a dedication to high standards of quality in Patient...
15 days ago
Sunnyvale, CA (23 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are a busy professional dental office with an immediate opening for a part time dental hygienist....
15 days ago
Boulder Creek, CA (6 miles from Santa Cruz, CA)
We are looking for outgoing, reliable dental hygienist. New hygiene graduates encouraged to apply....
18 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...
18 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...
18 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 (32.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (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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