Dental Hygienist Jobs in Kansas City, 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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Heartland Dental - Lees Summit, MO (18 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
2 days ago
Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, MO)
*Team player with excellent communications skills *Enjoys building patient rapport *Committed to providing excellent Preventative, Periodontal Therapy Services, and supports patient's understanding...
2 days ago
Heartland Dental - Kansas City, MO
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
2 days ago
Aspen Dental - Lees Summit, MO (18 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
4 days ago
Kansas City, MO
We have an immediate opening for an experienced Dental Hygienist. You must have a current Kansas State hygiene license and we prefer at least two years of professional experience....
11 days ago
Platte City, MO (21 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Overview Hills Family Dental-Platte has an opening for a Registered Dental Hygienist in Platte City,MO. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
25 days ago
Aspen Dental - Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
27 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Blue Springs, MO (18 miles from Kansas City, 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...
30+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Independence, MO (10 miles from Kansas City, 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...
60+ days ago
Swope Health - Kansas City, MO
JOB SUMMARY: The Swope Health Dental Department is seeking a Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist....
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Belton, MO (22 miles from Kansas City, MO)
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist 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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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


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 Kansas City, MO

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

$70,710

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Kansas City, MO offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • 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 Kansas City, MO
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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