Dental Hygienist Jobs in Tampa, 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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Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Plant City, FL (20 miles from Tampa, FL)
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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1 day ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Heartland Dental - Plant City, FL (20 miles from Tampa, 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....
1 day ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Riverview, FL (11 miles from Tampa, FL)
status including all medications Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description...
3 hours ago
Dental Arts - Saint Petersburg, FL (16 miles from Tampa, FL)
Come join a team that treats you like family. Be part of a positive, happy culture that allows you to earn GREAT money while providing ideal quality care on patients. We are a family owned and...
5 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - Tampa, FL
Job Information Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration Dental Hygienist in Tampa, Florida Summary Dental Hygienist at this level serve as staff dental hygienists within corporate Tampa VA...
5 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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5 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Brandon, FL (10 miles from Tampa, FL)
Our South Tampa practice is searching for a full-time Registered Dental Hygienist. Join a neighborhood dental center backed by a national network of support....
7 days ago
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Plant City, FL (20 miles from Tampa, FL)
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
Direct Apply

7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Tampa, FL
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Oldsmar, FL (14 miles from Tampa, FL)
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Dunedin, FL (19 miles from Tampa, FL)
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Coast Dental & Orthodontics - Clearwater, FL (19 miles from Tampa, FL)
Registered Dental Hygienists are assigned duties and responsibilities which involve licensed professional work in providing dental hygiene services....
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7 days ago Coast Dental & Orthodontics
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Palm Harbor, FL (20 miles from Tampa, FL)
Our Palm Harbor practice is searching for a full-time Registered Dental Hygienist. Join a neighborhood dental center backed by a national network of support....
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7 days ago
Great Expressions Dental Centers - Largo, FL (21 miles from Tampa, FL)
status including all medications Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description...
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8 days ago
Largo, FL (21 miles from Tampa, FL)
Dental hygienist needed for general dental practice. Privately owned, not a corporate office. Days are flexible, both part time and full time available....
8 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Tampa, FL

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

$74,180

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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