Dental Hygienist Jobs in Saco, 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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Foreside Dental Health Care - Falmouth, ME (17 miles from Saco, ME)
Dental Hygienist Foreside Dental Health Care FALMOUTH, Maine 04105 See More Results Description Seeking experienced Dental Hygienist with a local anesthesia license for a full time, four-day, position...
15 hours ago
Biddeford Saco Dental Associates - Saco, ME
We are general dentistry practice with many long-term employees, and we are looking to add a dental hygienist to the team....
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13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Portland, ME (13 miles from Saco, ME)
Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required....
28 days ago
Aspen Dental - Portland, ME (13 miles from Saco, ME)
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

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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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Saco, ME

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

$65,500

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Saco, ME offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • 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 Saco, ME
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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