Dental Hygienist Jobs in Elmhurst, 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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Dr's Peterson&Fieldhouse - La Grange Park, IL (5 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Friendly, Busy Lagrange Park Dental Office seeking a Part Time Dental Hygienist! Hours would consist of Mondays 8am - 7pm Fridays 8am - 4p, and 2 Saturdays a Month...
Heartland Dental - Westchester, IL (3 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Overview Dental Hygienist $5000 Sign On Bonus!! TFD-Westchester is looking for a Full Time Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
3 days ago
Wilmette Family Dental - Wilmette, IL (16 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
What does a great Dental Hygienist do?...
Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
2 days ago
Buffalo Grove, IL (19 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. What do Dental Hygienists do?...
23 hours ago
GPAC - Arlington Heights, IL (15 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Qualifications: Valid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene. Maintain up to date trainings as required by law. Versed in Dentrix is required....
1 day ago
Chicago, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Experienced Registered Dental Hygienist needed for our modern Chicago Loop office. We are a general dentistry practice committed to high quality care....
1 day ago
Valley View Dental - Romeoville, IL (19 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
We're looking for an additional full time licensed dental hygienist to join our growing hygiene team in our Romeoville location....
Glenview Smiles - Glenview, IL (14 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
FAIRVIEW DENTAL - Aurora, IL (23 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Our busy multi-doctor office is looking for an energetic, dependable person with excellent communication skills to join our Hygiene Team. Open Dental experience a plus. Full-time and part-time...
Park Ridge Dental - Park Ridge, IL (10 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
FULL-TIME DENTAL HYGIENIST wanted to join our team in our State-of-the-Art Dental Facility in the heart of Park Ridge....
North American Dental Group - Long Grove, IL (22 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Overview Dental Hygienist (Pedo) Part-Time Saturday 8-12pm $1k Sign On Bonus Associated Dental Specialist of Long Grove is looking for a part-time Saturday licensed, patient-focused hygienist, with...
5 days ago
Chicago, IL (16 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages....
5 days ago
Skokie, IL (15 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Great opportunity to become an integral part of a well established practice. We have been here for more than 25 years and have many loyal long time patients. We are conveniently located in the...
6 days ago
Palatine, IL (15 miles from Elmhurst, IL)
Busy family practice, seeking a registered dental hygienist to join our dental family. Looking for someone who is motivated, reliable and has a warm, welcoming demeanor....
6 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...

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Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Elmhurst, IL offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • 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 Elmhurst, IL
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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