Dental Hygienist Jobs in Absecon, NJ

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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Absecon Family Dental - Absecon, NJ 08201, NJ
Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients....
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6 days ago Absecon Family Dental
Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. - Egg Harbor Township, NJ (6 miles from Absecon, NJ)
prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins * Detect disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate...
90+ days ago
Southern Jersey Family Medical Centers, Inc. - Egg Harbor Township, NJ (6 miles from Absecon, NJ)
prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins * Detect disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate...
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...

Dental Office Manager

In this comprehensive online course, you will gain the skills and knowledge to prepare yourself to work as a dental office manager. You will learn all aspects of managing the dental office,...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Absecon, NJ

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

$85,180

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Highest Education Level

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

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