Dental Hygienist Jobs in Zachary, LA

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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Fallin Family Dentistry - Zachary, LA
Well established Zachary dental practice is seeking Registered Dental Hygienist who holds anesthesia license. We offier excellent compensation and hours. Applly today to become a part of our team!...
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2 hours ago
Benevis - Baton Rouge, LA (13 miles from Zachary, LA)
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...
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8 days ago Benevis
Grand Family Dentistry - Baton Rouge, LA (20 miles from Zachary, LA)
Perform prophylaxis in the absence of periodontal disease or gingivitis....
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8 days ago Grand Family Dentistry
Fallin Family Dentistry - Zachary, LA
Well established Zachary Dental practice seeking temporary Registered Dental Hygienist. Excellent pay!...
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10 days ago
Benevis - Baton Rouge, LA (13 miles from Zachary, LA)
We are actively seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our growing team....
15 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Denham Springs, LA (13 miles from Zachary, LA)
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...
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Zachary, LA

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

$67,410

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Zachary, LA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • 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 Zachary, LA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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