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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Independence, MO
Our private practice in Independence, MO is looking to add a part time Registered Dental hygienist to our team!...
8 days ago
Liberty, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Jackson Family Dental, located in Liberty, is looking for a professional, energetic, and positive hygienist to join our team! Our office provides all our dental services in one location. We focus...
12 days ago
Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
We are look for a friendly and reliable Hygienist to join our team! 32+ hours a week Position available immediately. Please send resume and desired hourly rate Required Skills: Must be licensed...
15 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Independence, MO
Commitment to continuing education for hygiene and dentistry Valid and current Registered Dental Hygienist license in accordance with applicable state licensure requirements Advanced degree (e.g., Masters...
20 days ago
Leawood, KS (15 miles from Independence, MO)
to patients o Perform scaling, root planning and selective polishing for patients as appropriate o Administer local anesthetics o Take radiographs of patients as prescribed by dentist o Apply cavity-preventive...
23 days ago
Swope Health - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
JOB SUMMARY: The Dental Department is seeking a Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist....
24 days ago
Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Kansas City, KS (11 miles from Independence, MO)
Registered Dental Hygienist Pacific Dental Services Kansas City, KS Full-Time Apply Now Create Job Alert....
26 days ago
Pacific Dental Services Incorporated - Kansas City, MO (10 miles from Independence, MO)
Registered Dental Hygienist Pacific Dental Services Kansas City, MO Full-Time Apply Now Create Job Alert....
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Belton, MO (24 miles from Independence, MO)
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30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Raytown, MO (6 miles from Independence, MO)
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90+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Lees Summit, MO (14 miles from Independence, MO)
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90+ 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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice

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 photography, from the...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Independence, MO

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$70,710

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Independence, MO offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • 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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