Dental Hygienist Jobs in Cambridge, MA

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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Concord, MA (13 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Hygienist Wanted - Thursdays (More days possible) Covid Precautions for staff: Each chair is in its own room and each room has its own thermostatically controlled air filtration and disinfecting...
1 day ago
Cambridge, MA
Are you ready to take your career as a Dental Hygienist further than you ever thought possible?...
2 days ago
Tewksbury, MA (16 miles from Cambridge, MA)
We have our most loved Hygienist leaving our office for good reasons. We would like to a hygienst to join our warm and friendly staff who is very patient oriented. Please let us know if you are...
2 days ago
Methuen, MA (24 miles from Cambridge, MA)
You will be working very closely with the team in performing oral examinations, administer oral prophylaxis, SRPs/maintenance, fluoride treatment, and sealants....
2 days ago
Tewksbury, MA (16 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Well established family-oriented fee for service dental practice in Tewksbury, MA is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team for 2-3 days a week....
14 hours ago
Massachusetts General Hospital - Danvers, MA (16 miles from Cambridge, MA)
EXPERIENCE: 3- 5 years experience as a dental hygienist preferred. Previous experience with dental practice management, electronic charting, and digital radiography systems required....
5 hours ago
Monster - Wellesley, MA (8 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Experience in all areas of Hygiene, including digital x-rays, periodontal charting, and scaling & root planning. Scanning and Dentrix Software experience is a plus....
1 hour ago
Peabody, MA (13 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Are you ready to take your career as a Dental Hygienist further than you ever thought possible?...
2 days ago
Newton, MA (3 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Part Time: Mondays & Saturdays Requirements: Dental Hygiene License Local Anesthesia License Compensation is based on experience....
2 days ago
Sudbury, MA (14 miles from Cambridge, MA)
We are looking for a licensed dental hygienist who can work Tuesdays-Fridays. Candidate must have excellent clinical and interpersonal skills. Please send resume and references....
23 hours ago
Scituate, MA (23 miles from Cambridge, MA)
We are seeking a part time hygienist, office hours are from 8am-5pm, flexibility with what day/days. You would be the primary provider of dental hygiene needs for our patients and work closely...
3 days ago
Caring Family Dental - Jamaica Plain, MA (4 miles from Cambridge, MA)
As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages....
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3 days ago
Confidential - Weymouth, MA (15 miles from Cambridge, MA)
We are looking for Registered Dental Hygienist to work Wednesday 7AM – 12PM, Thursday 7:30AM-4PM, and Friday 7AM – 12PM Requirements: State-registered Dental Hygienist New grad’s welcome Experience...
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3 days ago Confidential
HR2Fit - Jamaica Plain, MA (4 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Seeking a dental hygienist to work part-time in our busy dental practice on some combination of Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and selected Saturdays. Open to new grads....
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3 days ago HR2Fit
Medfield, MA (16 miles from Cambridge, MA)
Busy general dental practice in MetroWest area seeking the absolute best dental hygienist in the area....
5 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Cambridge, MA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Cambridge, MA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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