Dental Hygienist Jobs in Ogdensburg, 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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Staff Today Inc - Ogdensburg, NY
Applies topical agents to teeth for complete dental prophylaxis. Removes cement and sutures. Performs topical medication, fluoride and anesthetic applications. Polishes teeth....
20 days ago

Demographic Data for Ogdensburg, NY

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Ogdensburg, NY

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Ogdensburg, NY as reported by the BLS.

$76,280

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Ogdensburg, NY offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.9%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Ogdensburg, NY
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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