Dental Hygienist Jobs in Colorado

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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Denver, CO
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DentalOne Partners - Golden, CO
Job Details Job Location : Golden - Golden, CO Position Type : Full Time Salary Range : Undisclosed Travel Percentage : Up to 50% Description Overview We are looking for an enthusiastic Dental...
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Heartland Dental - Parker, CO
Overview Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist Full Time: 4 days a week Offering a $7,000 sign on bonus!...
2 days ago
Centennial, CO
Aspen Springs Dental in Centennial, CO is looking for a rock star dental hygienist to help complete our team....
2 days ago
Denver, CO
Our private office is looking for a dynamic, energetic, caring hygienist to take care of our fabulous patients Monday thru Friday. Our office specializes in general and cosmetic dentistry. If you...
4 hours ago
Parker, CO
We are looking to expand our hygiene team with an outgoing, hard working and motivated hygienist to accommodate our growing dental office. Must be willing to work Fridays and one evening shift a...
3 days ago
Louisville, CO
Privately owned newly renovated Dental Office located in the Louisville area, looking for an Dental Hygienist to join our team....
3 days ago
Commerce City, CO
We are a privately-owned dental practice located in Commerce City seeking a highly motivated Dental Hygienist. We are looking for a full time/part time dental hygienist for 2-4 days a week....
2 days ago
Loveland, CO
Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements Advanced degree (e.g., Masters...
1 day ago
Smile Designers - Longmont, CO
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE *Colorado state certification/licensure as required to work as a Dental Hygienist. *Current certification to administer local anesthesia. *Xray certification....
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22 hours ago
Englewood, CO
As we continue to grow our practice, we are needing to add a part time Registered Dental Hygienist to our team....
4 hours ago
Arvada, CO
We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our practice full time (Tues- Fri, 34 hours/wk). We are offering a sign on bonus based on dental experience, credentials, and employment terms....
2 days ago
Castle Rock, CO
Ready for a new Dental Hygiene Career? We have the position for you! We are a practice established in 1978 and have a great client base. Four dentists and eight hygienists are a great team and...
1 day ago
Lakewood, CO
Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements Advanced degree (e.g., Masters...
1 day ago
Littleton, CO
We are looking for full time and part time hygienists to join our fun team in Littleton, CO. We are not corporate and strive on providing excellent customer service. NEW GRADS WELCOME! Medical...
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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Colorado

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Colorado as reported by the BLS.

$84,510

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Colorado offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.8%)
  • 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 Colorado
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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