Dental Hygienist Jobs in Capitol Heights, MD

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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Dental Hygienist

  • Landover Hills - Adventure Dental
  • Landover, MD
  • 2 days ago

Location : Landover Hills, MD Pay Range: $45.00-$53.00 Dental Hygienist Job Profile Overview: Hero Practice Services is seeking a Dental Hygienist to help in the direct delivery of oral hygiene and...

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Own

  • Tempmee
  • Falls Church, VA
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist

  • Tempmee
  • Suitland, MD
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Registered Dental Hygienist - Va

  • Tempmee
  • Annandale, VA
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Own- Va

  • Tempmee
  • Oxon Hill, MD
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Registered Dental Hygienist- , Va

  • Tempmee
  • Springfield, VA
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Tempmee
  • Oakton, VA
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist

  • Tempmee
  • Potomac, MD
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Rdh Registered Dental Hygienist - Make Ownand Choose

  • Tempmee
  • District Heights, MD
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Own

  • Tempmee
  • Temple Hills, MD
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Own

  • Tempmee
  • Arlington, VA
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Own

  • Tempmee
  • Hyattsville, MD
  • 1 day ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

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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...

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Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Capitol Heights, MD offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.7%)
  • High School or GED (5.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.7%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Capitol Heights, MD
  • None (49.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (20.4%)
  • 2-4 years (19.8%)
  • 1-2 years (10.7%)

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