Dental Hygienist Jobs in Albuquerque, NM

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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Aspen Dental - Albuquerque, NM
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
2 days ago
Docs Va - Albuquerque, NM
\u003c/li> \u003cli>Render soft tissue management as outlined by the American Academy of Periodontology (scaling, root planning, incidental curettage, sub-gingival irrigation and developing personalized...
10 days ago
Stynt - Albuquerque, NM
Associated topics: complete, condition, dental hygienist, evaluations, hygienist, hygienst, mouth, on call, rda, resolution...
12 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
We are looking for a temporary dental hygienist to cover maternity leave from November through mid-February for a private periodontal office....
12 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
Dental Hygienist - part time - two days per week. Come work for InnovAge - a leader in geriatric healthcare and A Great Place to Work....
19 days ago
Los Lunas, NM (22 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
Are you an exceptional dental hygienist looking for a busy office to call home? If so, we are the office for you!...
24 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
Premier NE Heights dental practice looking for a dental hygiene assistant. Our team prides itself on delivering an exceptional patient experience. We have a state-of-the-art office and a highly...
26 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
Bear Canyon Family Dentistry has an immediate opening for Full-Time Dental Hygienist Offering a $1,000 sign-on Bonus and Great Benefits Looking for a change? Come join our family-oriented team!...
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Albuquerque, NM
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist - Alburquerque, NM An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Part Time Dental Hygienist Monday's & Friday's - with opportunity to add a day If you're searching for a...
90+ days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Bernalillo, NM (20 miles from Albuquerque, NM)
About you As a registered dental hygienist with our team, you need to have a current state license. You will have a desire to always be learning and want to stay on top of the latest technology....
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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice
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This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through...


Dental applications of Nanotechnology
This course discusses current concepts of nanotechnology and their applications in dental materials through highlighting on the nanostructures and various applications in dentistry and medicine....

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Albuquerque, NM offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Albuquerque, NM
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

Salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Albuquerque, NM

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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