Dental Hygienist Jobs in Louisville, KY

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.

Search Dental Hygienist Jobs

1-15 of 18 Jobs
DentalOne Partners - Louisville, KY
periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing) Administer local anesthesia (if allowed by state practice act AND hygienist is certified) Monitor Nitrous Oxide (if certified by state practice act) Take...
Direct Apply

3 days ago DentalOne Partners
Park Duvalle Community Health - Louisville, KY
Position Summary: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in...
3 days ago
Mortenson Family Dental - Louisville, KY
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
4 days ago
Aspen Dental - Clarksville, IN (4 miles from Louisville, KY)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
Direct Apply

5 days ago
City Louisville - Louisville, KY
Yes No 04 PRN positions occasionally occur for the Dental Hygienist position. PRN Hygienists work 1-2 evenings per week from 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM....
10 days ago
Marquee Dental Partners - Louisville, KY
We currently have an opportunity for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our Davis Dental Center practice in Louisville, KY! Provide superior patient care and service....
10 days ago
Mortenson Family Dental - Simpsonville, KY (21 miles from Louisville, KY)
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
12 days ago
Acuity Professional Placement Solutions - Sellersburg, IN (9 miles from Louisville, KY)
Registered Dental Hygienist / Private Practice We are seeking a qualified Dental Hygienist for a full time position at our practice in Sellersburg, Indiana!...
12 days ago
Acuity Professional Placement Solutions - West Point, KY (23 miles from Louisville, KY)
Registered Dental Hygienist / Private Practice We are seeking a qualified Dental Hygienist for a full time position at our practice in Louisville, KY!...
12 days ago
Benevis - Louisville, KY
Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Deliver quality and compassionate care to every patient Deliver direct patient care to patients, including scaling and prophylaxis, x-rays, application...
Quick Apply

14 days ago Benevis
Mortenson Dental Partners - Simpsonville, KY (21 miles from Louisville, KY)
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
21 days ago
Mortenson Dental Partners - Louisville, KY
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
27 days ago
Aspen Dental - Clarksville, IN (4 miles from Louisville, KY)
Join the general practice team as a Hygienist and say 'yes' to: State-of-the-art technology including new iTero scanners, digital x-rays, enhanced oral cancer screening, and in-office whitening Collaborating...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Louisville, KY
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
Mortenson Family Dental - La Grange, KY (23 miles from Louisville, KY)
anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification Laser Debridement Certification General Supervision Privileges CPR Certification Hepatitis B Vaccination Intraoral Camera Caries Detection Velescope Open...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Louisville, KY

Moving to Louisville, KY? Find some basic demographic data about Louisville, KY below.


736,284
19,544
Large

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 Office Manager

In this comprehensive online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to work as a dental office manager. You will learn all aspects of managing the dental office,...


Title Synonyms

Users interested in this job title also searched for the following job title

Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Louisville, KY

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

$62,680

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

Dental Hygienist Related Career Advice Articles

How to Become a Dental Hygienist in 4 Steps

Interested in a dental hygienist career? Learn how to get started in this rewarding field.


Dental Assistants vs. Dental Hygienists - What's the Difference?

A comprehensive comparison of the education, credentials, job duties, and salary between a dental assistant and a dental hygienist.


Resume Tips for Dental Hygienists

Find out the best tricks and tips for writing a dental hygienist resume that will win interviews and help you take the next step in your career.