Dental Hygienist Jobs in Hyannis, 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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Buzzards Bay, MA (15 miles from Hyannis, MA)
Marshall's observations and evaluations - Take X-rays of patients' teeth - Perform dental hygiene services and procedures, including dental prophylaxis, scaling, root planing, and fluoride applications...
1 day ago
Hyannis, MA
Available part time/full time dental hygienist position Monday through Thursday (or in part) having anesthesia certificate. Knowledge of Dentrix helpful......
21 days ago
Gentle Dental - Plymouth, MA (23 miles from Hyannis, MA)
Responsibilities In our busy dental offices, you will be working very closely with the team in performing oral examination, administer oral prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, and sealants....
60+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
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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...


Clinical Dental Assistant

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Highest Education Level

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

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