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.
The Chautauqua Center - Dunkirk, NY
FT: Dental Hygienist Jamestown and Dunkirk Purpose: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease;...
28 days ago
Csd Interpreting Services - Cassadaga, NY (10 miles from Dunkirk, NY)
Qualifications Minimum: Certified Dental Hygienist. Preferred: One year or more work experience. Knowledge Required: Good organizational skills....
45+ days ago
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