Dental Hygienist Jobs in New Mexico

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
Small family private general dental practice seeking local anesthesia-certified registered dental hygienist to deliver excellent patient care....
6 days ago
Albuquerque, 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!...
9 days ago
All Smiles Family Dentists - Carlsbad, NM
Wanted: New Mexico Registered Dental Hygienist for a single dentist Private Practice. Bi-lingual Spanish a plus....
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10 days ago
Midwest Dental - Espanola, NM
Job Information Midwest Dental Dental Hygienist - Part Time in Espanola, New Mexico Overview Registered Dental Hygienist PART TIME It is better here....
10 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
Essential Duties/Responsibilities Perform dental prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, and debridement....
11 days ago
Espanola, NM
Dental Hygienists greet and prepare dental patients for care, assist dentists in a positive manner while administering care, and maintain instruments and supplies....
13 days ago
Midwest Dental - Espanola, NM
Overview Registered Dental Hygienist ***$2,500 Sign on Bonus*** PART TIME It is better here. And we would love to tell you all the reasons why. We love hygienists....
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13 days ago Midwest Dental
Albuquerque, NM
Registered Dental Hygienist: -Small family private general dental practice seeking local anesthesia-certified registered dental hygienist to deliver excellent patient care....
14 days ago
Pacific Dental Services - Albuquerque, 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...
18 days ago
Presbyterian Medical Services - Pecos, NM
New Mexico Certification for Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienist. BLS/CPR certification....
25 days ago
Albuquerque, 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...
25 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....
26 days ago
Albuquerque, NM
We need a friendly Registered Dental Hygienist (Current RDH out on medical leave) Hourly wage TBD based on skillset and experience level....
26 days ago
Dental Hygiene Care of Santa Fe - Santa Fe, NM
Licensed Dental Hygienist We are looking for a part-time, 2 days per week, licensed Dental Hygienist for a Santa Fe Dental Office....
30+ days ago
Benevis - Roswell, NM
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in New Mexico

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in New Mexico as reported by the BLS.


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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