Dental Hygienist Jobs in Newtown, CT

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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Darien, CT (23 miles from Newtown, CT)
Are you ready to take your career as a Dental Hygienist further than you ever thought possible?...
3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Shelton, CT (10 miles from Newtown, CT)
Current license for the state of CT Strong verbal and written communication skills X-Ray certified in the state of CT Local Anesthesia certified in the state of CT Additional benefits for full-time...
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Shelton, CT (10 miles from Newtown, CT)
Currently, we are looking for an experienced Full-Time Dental Hygienist to join our family. At Dental Associates we pride ourselves in providing top notch care and exemplary customer service....
4 days ago
Aspen Dental - Waterbury, CT (17 miles from Newtown, CT)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
9 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Brewster, NY (14 miles from Newtown, CT)
Responsibilities Essential responsibilities include: Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of...
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10 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Associates of Connecticut - Newtown, CT
Currently, we are looking for an experienced Full-Time Dental Hygienist to join our family. At Dental Associates we pride ourselves in providing top notch care and exemplary customer service....
10 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Danbury, CT (8 miles from Newtown, CT)
Overview We are looking for a Full-Time Dental Hygienist in Danbury, CT to join our clinical team by providing a high level of patient care and satisfaction while operating in a team-based environment...
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12 days ago Dental Care Alliance
University of New Haven - West Haven, CT (20 miles from Newtown, CT)
anesthesia....
30+ days ago
Community Health Center Association Of Connecticut - Norwalk, CT (19 miles from Newtown, CT)
Dental Hygienist Full Time Job Description Candidate must speak Spanish and be certified in local anesthesia Duties include: -patient screening: review of medical history, intraoral and extraoral exams...
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


Introduction to Dental Medicine
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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Newtown, CT

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

$83,630

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Highest Education Level

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

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