Dental Hygienist Jobs in Fort Drum, NY

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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North Country Family Health - Watertown, NY (16 miles from Fort Drum, NY)
The Clinical Dental Hygienist is a dental professional who is responsible for performing preventive clinical oral hygiene services, including placement of dental sealants, application of fluoride, and...
13 days ago
Aspen Dental - Watertown, NY (16 miles from Fort Drum, NY)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
16 days ago
Carthage, NY (11 miles from Fort Drum, NY)
Registered Dental Hygienist wanted Come join our Dental Office Team! Currently we have a part time and/or full time position available in Carthage, NY....
29 days ago
In Genesis - Fort Drum, NY
Dental Hygienist Work Location: Fort Drum, NY InGenesis is currently seeking a Dental Hygienist to work with our client located at Fort Drum, NY....
60+ days ago

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
Why join the course?

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 Office Manager

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Fort Drum, NY 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 Fort Drum, NY
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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