Dental Hygienist Jobs in Carson City, NV

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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Genoa, NV (12 miles from Carson City, NV)
Registered Dental Hygienist LOCATION: Minden, NV MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Licensed dental hygienist. Able to make decisions/judgments independently. Excellent communication skills....
5 days ago
Carson City, NV
Dental Hygienist Job Summary Provides routine dental prophylaxis, takes diagnostic radiographs, and assists dentist during examination Provides nonsurgical scaling/root planing and periodontal maintenance...
25 days ago
State of Michigan - Carson City, NV
Job Description Provide dental prophylaxis including calculus removal and related oral hygiene to prisoners at assigned Correctional Facility and other dental clinics as assigned....
90+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Carson City, NV
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...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for Carson City, NV

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Carson City, NV

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

$90,500

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Highest Education Level

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

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