Dental Hygienist Jobs in Sandia Park, 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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Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
Small family private general dental practice seeking local anesthesia-certified registered dental hygienist to deliver excellent patient care....
2 days ago
Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
Overview Peppermint Dental- Montgomery has an opening for a Registered Dental Hygienist in Albuquerque, NM. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
5 days ago
Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
Essential Duties/Responsibilities Perform dental prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, and debridement....
7 days ago
Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
Registered Dental Hygienist: -Small family private general dental practice seeking local anesthesia-certified registered dental hygienist to deliver excellent patient care....
10 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
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...
15 days ago
Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
Work location: Dental Care in Your Home Main office and Field Work Purpose: The Dental Hygienist performs patient care and a full range of dental services to include, prophylaxis, periodontal therapy...
21 days ago
Sandia Park, NM
Full Time Dental Hygienist We are a brand new office opening in Sandia Park and are looking to hire a full time dental hygienist! Experience with Eaglesoft preferred....
22 days ago
Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
We need a friendly Registered Dental Hygienist (Current RDH out on medical leave) Hourly wage TBD based on skillset and experience level....
22 days ago
Dental One Incorporated - Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
prophylaxis for periodontally healthy patients Perform Non-surgical periodontal therapy (scaling/root planing) and provide associated adjunctive therapy including antimicrobials, antibiotics, and laser...
30+ days ago
Dental One Incorporated - Albuquerque, NM (22 miles from Sandia Park, NM)
Dental Hygiene Assistant Job Details Job Location Alice - Albuquerque, NM Position Type Full Time Description Overview We are looking for an enthusiastic Dental Hygiene assistant that loves...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Sandia Park, NM

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Sandia Park, NM as reported by the BLS.

$73,330

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Highest Education Level

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

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