Dental Hygienist Jobs in Jamestown, 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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Midwest Dental - Lakewood, NY (3 miles from Jamestown, NY)
Overview Registered Dental Hygienist $2,000 Sign-on Bonus! FULL TIME It is better here. And we would love to tell you all the reasons why. We love hygienists....
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2 days ago Midwest Dental
Aspen Dental - Lakewood, NY (3 miles from Jamestown, NY)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
29 days ago
Resource Center - Jamestown, NY
DENTAL HYGIENIST JOB DESCRIPTION RESPONSIBLE TO: Practice Manager Dentist FUNCTION: To provide dental hygiene, prophylaxis and general dental education to all registered patients of the Diagnostic and...
30+ 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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Highest Education Level

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

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