Dental Hygienist Jobs in Missouri

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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Dental Hygienist

  • Midwest Dental
  • Sullivan, MO
  • 2 days ago

Join a team on a mission to deliver smiles: At Midwest Dental Sullivan we recognize the critical role our Hygienists play in delivering quality, compassionate patient care and will reward you with...

We are currently looking for Dental Hygienists in the greater St.Louis area....

Upcoming opening for an experienced Illinois-licensed dental hygienist in a non-corporate, fee-for-service single doctor dental practice....

Registered Dental Hygienist Wanted!

  • Lees Summit, MO
  • 14 hours ago

Hygienist or similar role In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g....

Dental Hygienist - 2 Positions

  • Springfield, MO
  • 14 hours ago

Two Dental Hygienist positions vacant One or two years experience is a plus but not mandatory. Reqd: Missouri Dental Board Hygienist Licence to practice as Dental Hygienist....

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Dental Hygienist - Temporary

  • Midwest Dental
  • Saint Louis, MO
  • 3 days ago

Dental Hygienist - Temporary Join a team on a mission to deliver smiles: Are you passionate about dental health and helping patients maintain their gleaming smiles?...

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Riverbend Dentistry - Drs. Tyler Slaughter & Wes Christiansen
  • Jefferson City, MO
  • 3 days ago

Expanding Jefferson City dental office is seeking an additional full-time Registered Dental Hygienist....

Dental Hygienist

  • Saint Louis, MO
  • 4 days ago

Dental Hygienistpart time Dental hygienist wanted to deliver concierge care to our long-established family of adult patients....

Dental Hygienist

  • Saint Joseph, MO
  • 4 days ago

Joseph is currently seeking to hire a dental hygienist for a full time position. Starting at $38/hr+ based on experience, we offer retirement plan (simple IRA), paid holidays and PTO....

Digital x-rays, Dentrix charts, and modern equipment such as digital scanners....

Dental Hygienist (IL) $35-$40/hr

  • O Fallon, MO
  • 5 days ago

Upcoming opening for an experienced Illinois-licensed dental hygienist in a non-corporate, fee-for-service single doctor dental practice....

Dental Hygienist Needed

  • Raymore, MO
  • 5 days ago

Hello! We are seeking a second hygienist to join our growing team. Located in the heart of Raymore, our patients are families who appreciate the relationships we strive to build with them. Our top...

Superstar Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Accent Dental Center On Forum, Llc
  • Columbia, MO
  • 5 days ago

DENTAL HYGIENIST!...

Dental Hygienist

  • Louisburg, MO
  • 6 days ago

If you are an amazing Dental Hygienist who wants to make great money working at an amazing office, then keep reading!...

Dental Hygienist

  • Compass Health Network
  • Union, MO
  • 7 days ago

Job Description: The Compass Health Dental Hygienist performs professional dental care in the field of dental hygiene including all related clinical procedures....

Demographic Data for Missouri

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA)s Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve...


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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...

Complete Dental Hygienist Training Course
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Missouri

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

$69,730

Top Hiring Companies

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Missouri offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.7%)
  • High School or GED (5.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (4.0%)
  • Some College (0.7%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Missouri
  • None (49.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (20.4%)
  • 2-4 years (19.8%)
  • 1-2 years (10.7%)

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