Dental Hygienist Jobs in Fort Walton Beach, FL

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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Smileology - Miramar Beach, FL (18 miles from Fort Walton Beach, FL)
and Dental coverage 401(K) retirement plan 6 paid holidays off per year Paid time off Professional growth opportunities Uniforms provided Annual BLS/CPR training provided Education: Valid Florida Dental...
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2 days ago Smileology
Marquee Dental Partners - Crestview, FL (21 miles from Fort Walton Beach, FL)
We currently have an opportunity for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team in Crestview, Florida....
6 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Niceville, FL (15 miles from Fort Walton Beach, FL)
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
21 hours ago
Marquee Dental Partners - Mary Esther, FL (5 miles from Fort Walton Beach, FL)
We currently have an opportunity for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team in Mary Esther, FL!...
6 hours ago
Complete Mobile Dentistry - Eglin, FL (7 miles from Fort Walton Beach, FL)
Dental Hygienist to work at Eglin Airforce Base....
17 days ago
Fort Walton Beach, FL
Job Information TEL Staffing and HR Dental Hygienist in Fort Walton Beach, Florida Now hiring Dental Hygienist in Pensacola, Crestview and Santa Rosa Beach FL.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES- Prepare patient...
20 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 Fort Walton Beach, FL

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Fort Walton Beach, FL 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 Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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