Dental Hygienist Jobs in Gainesville, 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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Premier Dental Team - Gainesville, FL
Superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology Attend continuing education and training seminars as scheduled. Friendly outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills....
5 hours ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Gainesville, FL
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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8 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Aspen Dental - Gainesville, FL
Join the general practice team as a Hygienist and say 'yes' to: State-of-the-art technology including new iTero scanners, digital x-rays, enhanced oral cancer screening, and in-office whitening Collaborating...
16 days ago
Aspen Dental - Gainesville, FL
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
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17 days ago
Heartland Dental - Gainesville, FL
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist $2,000 Sign On Bonus!!...
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

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 photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Gainesville, FL

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

$63,780

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Gainesville, FL 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 (3.9%)
  • 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 Gainesville, FL
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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