Dental Hygienist Jobs in California

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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La Mesa, CA
Dental Office in La Mesa seeking Part Time Dental Hygienist with a minimum of 2 years experience in a dental office. Knowledge of DENTRIX SOFTWARE is a plus. Great working environment....
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Solvang, CA
**WE ARE IN NEED FOR ONE DAY A WEEK - FRIDAY'S ONLY ** Your Role as a Dental Hygienist Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing...
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8 hours ago Smile Brands
On Lok Senior Health Service - San Francisco, CA
Dental Hygienist in Advanced Practice (RDHAP) licensure required Experience as Dental Hygienist caring for older adults preferred but not required....
7 hours ago
American Canyon, CA
A unique opportunity to grow in a well reviewed thriving office. Position is available for SATURDAYs from 8-5PM. Previous experience is preferred and ability to provide high quality dentistry in a...
2 days ago
Chino Hills, CA
Mano, owner of Chino Hills Dental Group and Orthodontics, is looking for a full-time Registered Dental Hygienist to add to his/her practice in Chino Hills, CA. Dr....
2 days ago
West Coast Dental - Los Angeles, 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...
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Fountain Valley, CA
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
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2 days ago Smile Brands
Oroville, CA
Registered Dental Hygienist wanted for a growing dental office in Oroville. We are a forward-thinking, rapidly growing dental group with a state-of-the-art dental office....
1 day ago
San Pablo, CA
We are looking for a part-time registered dental hygienist for our small, successful private practice....
1 day ago
John W Daw DDS - Napa, CA
• Place sealants/perform polishing • Screen for Oral Cancer • Offer fluoride treatment to patients • Perform routine dental prophylaxis and periodontal maintenances • Efficient in performing non-surgical...
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1 day ago
Smile Brands - Oxnard, CA
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
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1 day ago Smile Brands
Pleasant Hill, CA
Qualifications / Requirements: Five (5) years experience as a dental hygienist is required Current RDH license Experience working with Dentrix Experience working in a paperless office Proficient in...
13 hours ago
Santa Barbara, CA
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist: Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
2 days ago
Claremont, CA
Lee, owner of Claremont Modern Dentistry, is looking for a full-time (Saturdays needed) Registered Dental Hygienist to add to her practice in City, CA. Dr....
2 days ago
San Pedro, CA
Well-established, private dental practice in coastal San Pedro is seeking a bright and motivated Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to join our team, 1 day a week to start....
2 days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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...

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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...


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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in California 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 California
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

Salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in California

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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