Dental Hygienist Jobs in Portland, ME

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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Biddeford, ME (16 miles from Portland, ME)
Established family dental office is looking for a part time RDH. Enjoy relaxed work environment with flexible schedule. Health Insurance benefits, 401K, paid vacation. Radiography license is...
3 days ago
Two Lights Dental - Cape Elizabeth, ME (4 miles from Portland, ME)
Job Details Being the best Dental Hygienist means that you understand how you directly impact the health of each of your patients and feel privileged to be a part of that process....
6 days ago
Portland, ME
P/T Portland Family Dental Practice is seeking a Part-time Hygienist. Looking for someone who is fun, caring, compassionate & dedicated to providing quality oral care. Working knowledge of...
11 days ago
Gorham, ME (10 miles from Portland, ME)
We are looking for a registered dental hygienist to work in our small family oriented dental practice. We have been in business here for 30 years....
18 days ago
Brunswick, ME (21 miles from Portland, ME)
HIGHLY SKILLED, quality oriented restorative dentist is seeking a conscientious and versatile hygienist to compliment our team. We offer a 4 day work week and state of the art environment. Must be...
20 days ago
Scarborough, ME (6 miles from Portland, ME)
Seeking dental hygienist 4 days/week in a general dentistry practice located in Scarborough, ME....
22 days ago
Community Dental - Biddeford, ME (16 miles from Portland, ME)
.- Provides clinical oral hygiene services including dental prophylaxis, scaling, sealant application and fluoride application consistent with accepted professional practices and standards and in compliance...
30+ days ago
Kathryn Horutz DMD Family Dentistry - Portland, ME
We are looking to expand our practice! Full time position available for RDH with current Maine license. Schedule is Monday through Thursday 7am to 5pm, with 1 hour lunch break. 9 paid holidays,...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Portland, ME
The Hygienist Assistant is the right hand of the Dental Hygienist....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Biddeford, ME (16 miles from Portland, ME)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
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60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Portland, ME

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Portland, ME

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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