Dental Hygienist Jobs in Independence, 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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Leawood, KS (15 miles from Independence, MO)
New, state of the art, one doctor practice in Leawood, Kansas seeking energetic Dental Hygienist with at least 1 year of experience....
2 days ago
Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
Our Periodontal office is looking for a temporary hygienist for maternity leave coverage from approximately Nov. - Feb. Our office hours are Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm. Must have current Missouri RDH...
5 hours ago
Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Full-time/part-time positions available for licensed dental hygienist(s) in established, general dentistry office....
6 days ago
Heartland Dental - Smithville, MO (20 miles from Independence, MO)
Overview Dental Hygienist Our office in Smithville, MO is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
6 days ago
Heartland Dental - Raymore, MO (22 miles from Independence, MO)
Overview Dental Hygienist Dental Care of raymore is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
6 days ago
Aspen Dental - Independence, MO
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
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9 days ago
Lenexa, KS (20 miles from Independence, MO)
Lenexa perio office looking for FT RDH. Would consider part-time, also, if you are just looking for a day or two a week. Mon-Thurs. First patient at 8am, last at 3pm. Benefit package for...
9 days ago
Gentle Dental - Lenexa, KS (20 miles from Independence, MO)
Gentle Dental is searching for a Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) for our dental office($2,000 sign-on bonus)!...
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11 days ago Gentle Dental
Gentle Dental - Lenexa, KS (20 miles from Independence, MO)
Gentle Dental is searching for a Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) for our dental office($2,000 sign-on bonus)!...
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12 days ago
Kansas City, KS (11 miles from Independence, MO)
As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages....
12 days ago
Lenexa, KS (20 miles from Independence, MO)
Our Lenexa dental office is looking for a RDH Mon- Thursday. Our hours are 7:30 -5. Benefits include Holiday pay, Vacation, Simple IRA, and Medical Insurance is available. Please email your resume...
15 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Shawnee, KS (16 miles from Independence, MO)
Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements?...
15 days ago
Leawood, KS (15 miles from Independence, MO)
Our Leawood office is looking for a part-time hygienist immediately to join our well established busy practice. Mondays 8-5 and Thursdays 8-4. Ideal candidate would be people oriented and able to...
15 days ago
Swope Health - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
JOB SUMMARY: The Swope Health Dental Department is seeking a Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist....
18 days ago
Prairie Village, KS (15 miles from Independence, MO)
We are looking for a dental hygienist to help fill in for a maternity leave starting in November for approximately 6 weeks. We are a privately owned dental practice in Prairie Village, KS....
20 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Independence, MO

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

$70,710

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Highest Education Level

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

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