Dental Hygienist Jobs in Massachusetts

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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Windsor, MA
Do you like to learn and be challenged? Join our friendly, patient centered progressive (strong commitment to CE and advanced technology), complete health team practice. If you are cheerful,...
1 day ago
Sagamore, MA
Dental Hygienist needed at a busy dental office in Sandwich, approximately 20 hours per week. Hourly pay range $42-$45 per hour. Could be flexible on days for the right person!...
1 day ago
Brigham & Women's Hospital(BWH) - Boston, MA
Other duties as assigned Qualifications Licensed Dental Hygienist. In lieu of a hygienist license, DMD license will be accepted Experience in clinical research, preferred....
2 days ago
42 North Dental - Somerville, MA
A once in a life-time amazing opportunity for Dental HygienistsAt 42 North Dental we understand that Dental Hygienists are one of the strong pillars of clinical dentistry and to show you our appreciation...
16 hours ago
Malden, MA
We use digital x-rays and have the most recent version of Dentrix software. Take a look at our website and see if working at D2 Dental might be a good fit for you!...
14 hours ago
Gloucester, MA
Our well-established friendly general dental private practice is looking for a RDH to join our wonderful team. A highly qualified, motivated professional with solid enthusiasm for dentistry,...
14 hours ago
Boston, MA
We are looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist looking for an opportunity to join our team. We have a really great dental hygiene team of six....
14 hours ago
Newton Centre Dental - Newton, MA
The Role The Dental Hygienist motivates, educates, and provides excellent treatment....
15 hours ago
Newton Centre Dental - Newton Center, MA
The Role The Dental Hygienist motivates, educates, and provides excellent treatment....
5 hours ago
North Attleboro, MA
DENTAL HYGIENIST NEEDED Are you a friendly, enthusiastic dental hygienist who is dependable, willing to learn and a team player who loves to give patient education and can discuss treatment plans?...
2 days ago
42 North Dental - Jamaica Plain, MA
hygienist your top priority, besides your student loan and family time is patient care....
16 hours ago
Dental Arts Studio - West Harwich, MA
Looking for a friendly team player to join our expanding beautiful Herring River front location. Great benefits and pay. Awesome team. 1 hr appointments, 1.5 hr new patient and SRP appointments....
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1 day ago Dental Arts Studio
Midwest Dental - Attleboro, MA
Overview Registered Dental Hygienist **$1,000 Sign on Bonus** PART TIME It is better here. And we would love to tell you all the reasons why. We love hygienists....
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8 hours ago Midwest Dental
Salem, MA
Hygienist In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g....
2 days ago
Franklin, MA
Registered Dental Hygienist needed for our well-established busy multi-specialty office....
14 hours ago

Demographic Data for Massachusetts

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Massachusetts

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

$82,750

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Massachusetts offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (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 Massachusetts
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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