Dental Hygienist Jobs in Shawnee, KS

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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Aspen Dental - Blue Springs, MO (22 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
2 days ago
Aspen Dental - Lake Tapwingo, MO (20 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
2 days ago
Kansas City, MO (7 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Hygienists son is looking for someone to expand existing hygiene capacity and grow with our office. We really care and focus on home care, disclosing, electric brushes and getting peoples...
5 days ago
Jennifer A Kirwan, Dds, Pa - Leavenworth, KS (19 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Temporary Dental Hygienist Jennifer A. Kirwan, DDS, PA Application Attachments: Please include your resume and up to two additional documents. Add File The application opened in a new tab....
8 days ago
Kansas City, MO (7 miles from Shawnee, KS)
If you are an experienced dental hygienist and would like to work in a modern, value-based practice, consider joining our team....
8 days ago
Aspen Dental - Lees Summit, MO (19 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
9 days ago
Jennifer A. Kirwan, DDS, PA - Leavenworth, KS (19 miles from Shawnee, KS)
12 WEEK MATERNITY COVERAGE NEEDED! POTENTIAL FOR FULL-TIME HIRE AFTERWARD! One of our wonderful hygienists is getting ready to have her baby! We need someone to replace her while she is on her...
11 days ago
Big Smiles - Kansas City, MO (7 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Part-time: 2 or 3 days/week (Tue/Wed/Thur) Registered Dental Hygienist Qualifications: Must hold active RDH license Working experience as a Registered Dental Hygienist Valid driver license, reliable...
17 days ago
Shawnee Mission, KS (2 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Our office has a hygiene assistant position available for a Spanish speaking person. This position is responsible for seating/greeting patients, taking x-rays, sterilizing instruments and...
18 days ago
Lees Summit, MO (19 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Our office is looking for a fun, energetic dental hygienist to join our team! We are looking to fill a Full Time position but will consider part time also (benefits with Full Time position.)...
19 days ago
Overland Park, KS (15 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Full time dental hygienist (4 days/week) needed for patient and service oriented, growing practice. No squeezing you on time....
19 days ago
Aspen Dental - Belton, MO (17 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
30+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Independence, MO (16 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements Advanced degree (e.g., Masters...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Lees Summit, MO (19 miles from Shawnee, KS)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
30+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Shawnee, KS
Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements Advanced degree (e.g., Masters...
45+ days ago

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Highest Education Level

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

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