Dental Hygienist Jobs in Westchester, 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 (1 mile from Westchester, 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...
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23 hours ago
Des Plaines, IL (13 miles from Westchester, IL)
Looking for a Dental Hygienist. We have expanded and moved to a new location!...
3 days ago
Acierno Family Dentistry - Chicago, IL (10 miles from Westchester, IL)
prophylaxis....
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2 days ago Acierno Family Dentistry
Naperville Dental Specialists - Naperville, IL (13 miles from Westchester, IL)
Opportunity to be a part of a secure company with 20+ years of industry leading experience that provides a stable career with unlimited growth potential Minimum Qualifications Current dental hygienist...
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1 day ago Naperville Dental Specialists
North American Dental Group - Bolingbrook, IL (14 miles from Westchester, IL)
Overview Dental Hygienist Full Time Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit...
1 day ago
DuPage County Health Department - Wheaton, IL (12 miles from Westchester, IL)
Completion of a Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene and one year of experience as a Dental Hygienist; or an equivalent combination of training and experience....
1 day ago
La Grange, IL (5 miles from Westchester, IL)
Registered Dental Hygienist needed for Tuesday and Wednesday at our family friendly dental office. The ideal candidate would have at least 3 year experience and possess good 'people skills'....
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Chicago, IL (12 miles from Westchester, IL)
prophylaxis....
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2 days ago Smile Brands
Valley View Dental - Romeoville, IL (18 miles from Westchester, IL)
We're looking for an additional full time licensed dental hygienist to join our growing hygiene team in our Romeoville location....
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3 days ago Valley View Dental
Smile On Dental Salon & Sleep Apnea Center - Chicago, IL (13 miles from Westchester, IL)
Smile On a well-established, modern and fully digital practice is looking for a full time dental hygienist for Monday thru Friday....
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4 days ago
Elite Dental Partners - Bloomingdale, IL (12 miles from Westchester, IL)
Some of the services provided by dental hygienists may include: Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head...
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4 days ago Elite Dental Partners
Heartland Dental - South Elgin, IL (23 miles from Westchester, IL)
Dental Hygienist Dental Care of South Elgin, a one-doctor practice, is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
5 days ago
Heartland Dental - Oak Park, IL (5 miles from Westchester, IL)
Overview Dental Hygienist Lifetime Smiles Dental is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
5 days ago
Oak Park, IL (5 miles from Westchester, IL)
Our ideal Dental Hygienist will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere....
6 days ago
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL (12 miles from Westchester, IL)
Licensure as a Dental Hygienist in the State of Illinois 2....
6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Westchester, IL

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

$74,970

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Westchester, IL offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.8%)
  • 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 (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Westchester, IL
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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