Dental Hygienist Jobs in Westfield, 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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NJ Team Dental Center - Old Bridge, NJ (18 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Seeking part time dental hygienst for fridays 8:30 am-6pm and alternating saturdays 8:30am-1pm
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2 days ago NJ Team Dental Center
Great Expressions - New Brunswick, NJ (12 miles from Westfield, NJ)
status including all medications Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description...
2 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Established dental practice in Chelsea is looking for part time dental hygienist for Fridays (to start, other possibilities can be available), if you are professional team player and looking to fill...
1 day ago
Dental Care Alliance - East Brunswick, NJ (15 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities 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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2 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Whitehouse Station, NJ (22 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Hygienists interact with patients to provide information and education about products and services, and handle and resolve patient concerns with enthusiasm and empathy....
2 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Midtown practice is looking for a Licensed Dental Hygienist for Mondays with the possibility of adding more days. Must be a team player and willing to work flexible hours....
2 days ago
Brooklyn, NY (18 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Hygienist**We are looking for a registered dental hygienist who is friendly, professional and energetic to join our team....
5 hours ago
Guttenberg, NJ (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
We are looking for a caring team player willing to help us provide services to our community. Must be able to work on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays to start, with potential additional days in the...
3 days ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Hello, Our state-of-the-art office is seeking a dental hygienist to join the team. We strive to provide the best experience for patients using high-quality materials and state of art equipment....
1 day ago
Integrated Dental Aesthetic - Kinnelon, NJ (23 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Hygiene can get monotonous! The ideal candidate would be a hygienist who loves dentistry and is looking for a unique challenge and growth in their field. Our practice works on a deeper...
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23 hours ago Integrated Dental Aesthetic
Hoboken, NJ (17 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Established boutique practice seeking Full time Hygienist at Hoboken and Secaucus locations. Excellent work environment. Competitive market pay with benefits and bonus pay for the right candidate....
1 day ago
Brooklyn, NY (18 miles from Westfield, NJ)
We are seeking a registered dental hygienist who believes that caring for patients is better than just "treating" them....
5 hours ago
New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities (not limited to): -Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay...
1 day ago
Attentive Dental Care Corporation - Morristown, NJ (11 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Procedures may include: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planing, debridement, application of fluoride treatments, application of Arrestin, and application of protective sealants....
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3 days ago
Department of Veterans Affairs - New York, NY (19 miles from Westfield, NJ)
Perform dental prophylaxis and periodontal maintenance procedures to include scaling, root planning, application of medications, and tooth polishing....
4 days ago

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Westfield, NJ offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • High School or GED (5.8%)
  • 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 Westfield, NJ
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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