Dental Hygienist Jobs in La Plata, 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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Benevis - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from La Plata, MD)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
7 hours ago
Smile Brands - Waldorf, MD (10 miles from La Plata, MD)
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
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2 days ago Smile Brands
Benevis - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from La Plata, MD)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
8 hours ago
Private Practice - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from La Plata, MD)
Must Have Dental Hygienist Experience Please Apply By CV or Resume...
7 days ago
Horizon Family Dental Care - Clinton, MD (16 miles from La Plata, MD)
Responsibilities for Dental Hygienist Perform dental hygiene services and procedures, including dental prophylaxis, scaling, fluoride and sealants, and root planning Complete a thorough assessment of...
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8 days ago
Alexandria, VA (21 miles from La Plata, MD)
Registered Dental Hygienist We are looking for a Dental Hygienist, Periodontal Therapist, Implant Care Practitioner to help treat patients and promote premium oral health practices in our office in...
14 days ago
Aspen Dental - Waldorf, MD (10 miles from La Plata, MD)
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...
18 days ago
Heartland Dental - Lorton, VA (15 miles from La Plata, MD)
Overview Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
18 days ago
Waldorf, MD (10 miles from La Plata, MD)
We are hiring for a part-time dental hygienist. Please send us your resume by email and/or feel free to call us at ... or ......
20 days ago
Aspen Dental - Waldorf, MD (10 miles from La Plata, MD)
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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21 days ago
Fenton Family Dental - Clinton, MD (16 miles from La Plata, MD)
Provides periodontal treatments to include scaling, root planning, curettage, periodontal charting and polishing....
24 days ago
Heartland Dental - Oxon Hill, MD (20 miles from La Plata, MD)
Overview Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
24 days ago
Springfield, VA (24 miles from La Plata, MD)
Dental Hygienist, Dental Assistants, Dental Front desk, Medical Assistants and Medical Front Desk needed for the are Virgina, Maryland and DC We are a Dental and Medical Staffing Agency with over 11...
24 days ago
Dental Whale - Alexandria, VA (21 miles from La Plata, MD)
sterilizing and delivering instruments to treatment area; positioning instruments for hygienist's access; suctioning; passing instruments Provides diagnostic information by taking X-rays (must be X-ray...
24 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Woodbridge, VA (15 miles from La Plata, MD)
Essential Responsibilities: Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients....
24 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in La Plata, MD

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in La Plata, MD as reported by the BLS.

$90,260

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Highest Education Level

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

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