Dental Hygienist Jobs in Saint Cloud, MN

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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Department of Veterans Affairs - Saint Cloud, MN
Employees at this level serve as staff dental hygienists at the full performance level....
1 day ago
Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Saint Cloud, MN
Preferred Experience: Registered Dental Hygienist, licensed in Minnesota, 2 years experience....
4 days ago
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration - Saint Cloud, MN
Preferred Experience: Registered Dental Hygienist, licensed in Minnesota, 2 years experience....
4 days ago
Saint Cloud, MN
CDS Mission: CDS is an independent, non-profit agency dedicated to improving the oral health of children from families with low incomes by providing accessible treatment and education in our...
7 days ago
Richmond, MN (14 miles from Saint Cloud, MN)
Dental Hygienists work collaboratively with the dental team to make quality patient care a priority....
13 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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice
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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...


Dental applications of Nanotechnology
This course discusses current concepts of nanotechnology and their applications in dental materials through highlighting on the nanostructures and various applications in dentistry and medicine....

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

Salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Saint Cloud, MN

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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