Dental Hygienist Jobs in East Peoria, IL

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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Heartland Dental - East Peoria, IL
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Demographic Data for East Peoria, IL

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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...

HIPAA for Dental Offices
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation and address its application within a dental office setting. To ensure the privacy of protected health information,...

Dental Office Manager

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in East Peoria, IL

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in East Peoria, IL as reported by the BLS.

$64,840

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in East Peoria, IL 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 (3.8%)
  • 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 East Peoria, IL
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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