Dental Hygienist Jobs in Columbia, MO

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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Aspen Dental - Columbia, MO
If you're a Registered Dental Hygienist in your state of residency, apply today to speak with a recruiter and learn more!...
3 days ago
Compass Health Network - Columbia, MO
Job Description: The Compass Health Dental Hygienist performs professional dental care in the field of dental hygiene including all related clinical procedures....
7 days ago
Dds Dentures Implant Solutions - Columbia, MO
Overview Are you a Dental Hygienist looking for a rewarding career and opportunity to grow in one of the nation's leading tooth replacement industries?...
25 days ago
Heartland Dental - Columbia, MO
An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
60+ days ago

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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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Columbia, MO

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

$82,290

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Columbia, MO offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Columbia, MO
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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