Dental Hygienist Jobs in Grand Rapids, MI

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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Grand Rapids, MI
Our team is on the hunt for an experienced Registered Dental Hygienist to join our family! We are searching for an energetic and compassionate personality who is a team player....
7 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Well established family dental practice in northeast Grand Rapids is seeking an energetic person to add to our hygiene team on Mondays and Fridays. Our office is fully compliant with CDC and ADA...
12 days ago
Grand Rapids, MI
Hamilton Pediatric Dentistry PC is seeking a dynamic RDH to join our team. You would have your own dedicated RDA to assist you with your patients. Do you enjoy working as a team, are you...
13 days ago
Mel Trotter Ministry - Grand Rapids, MI
Job Information Mel Trotter Ministry Dental Hygienist in Grand Rapids, Michigan Who is Mel Trotter Ministries?We are innovative, empathetic and compassionate difference-makers....
19 days ago

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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...

Dental Office Manager

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


HIPAA for Dental Offices
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive look at HIPAA legislation and address its application within a dental office setting. To ensure the privacy of protected health information,...

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Highest Education Level

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

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