Dental Hygienist Jobs in Thornton, 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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Chicago, IL (22 miles from Thornton, IL)
As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages....
2 days ago
Heartland Dental - Westchester, IL (24 miles from Thornton, 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?...
7 hours ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
PRIVATE PRACTICE PERIODONTAL OFFICE SEEKING DENTAL HYGIENIST FT OR PT WITH NO EVENINGS OR WEEKENDS! WE ARE HONEST AND CARING AND EVERYONE GETS ALONG IN OUR OFFICE! SALARY IS $39-45/HR....
2 hours ago
Heartland Dental - Lockport, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
Overview Dental Hygienist $2000 Sign On Bonus! Porter Dental Center is looking for a Full Time Dental Hygienist to join our team. Schedule would be Monday-Thursday. NO weekends!...
3 days ago
Smile Brands - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
prophylaxis....
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
We are a FUN group that works together well and we enjoy what we do.Our growing dental office is looking for an enthusiastic dental hygienist with at to help us provide friendly, quality care for our...
6 days ago
Aspen Dental - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
Access to state-of-the-art technology including 3D scanners, digital X-rays, enhanced oral cancer screening devices, and voice activated periodontal charting....
8 days ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
We are looking to fill the following days/hours with a full-time dental hygienist: 3 DAYS/30+HOURS (APPROXIMATELY) TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 7:15pm-7:00pm SATURDAYS 7:30am-3:30pm BENEFITS Bonus Pay Health...
8 days ago
Heartland Dental - Oak Park, IL (24 miles from Thornton, IL)
Overview Dental Hygienist $5000 Sign On Bonus! Lifetime Smiles Dental is looking for a Ful Time Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
9 days ago
Chicago, IL (22 miles from Thornton, 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....
10 days ago
Firstpoint Dental - Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins. Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening....
10 days ago
Complete Dental of Frankfort - Thornton, IL
Dental Hygienist$5000 Sign On Bonus!!Complete Dental of Frankfort is looking for a Full Time Dental Hygienist to join our awesome team!Why Heartland Dental?...
12 days ago
Dr's Peterson&Fieldhouse - La Grange Park, IL (23 miles from Thornton, 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...
Chicago, IL (22 miles from Thornton, 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....
13 days ago
Chicago, IL (23 miles from Thornton, IL)
Licensed dental hygienist needed approximately 30 hours per week. Schedule and hours can be flexible depending on needs of candidate....
14 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Thornton, IL

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

$74,970

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Highest Education Level

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

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