Dental Hygienist Jobs in Columbus, IN

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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Gentle Dentist - Bloomington, IN (23 miles from Columbus, IN)
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
10 hours ago
Mortenson Dental Partners - Seymour, IN (16 miles from Columbus, IN)
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
13 hours ago
Aspen Dental - Columbus, IN
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
1 day ago
North American Dental Group - Columbus, IN
Overview Dental Hygienist Dental Care of Indidan Columbus 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...
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Bloomington, IN (23 miles from Columbus, IN)
Overview Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist Bloomington, IN An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further...
90+ 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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

Dental applications of Nanotechnology
This course discusses current concepts of nanotechnology and their applications in dental materials through highlighting on the nanostructures and various applications in dentistry and medicine....

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Columbus, IN

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

$56,360

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Columbus, IN offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Columbus, IN
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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