Dental Hygienist Jobs in Penn Yan, 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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Eaves Family Dental Group - Penn Yan, NY
State licensure in dental hygiene and certification from an accredited program One or more years of experience preferred; will consider new graduates Local Anesthesia license required CPR Certification...
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7 hours ago
Penn Yan, NY
Local Anesthesia license required. CPR Certification required. Knowledge of dental charting software, digital x-rays, and ability to learn new programs as needed....
2 days ago
Rochester Regional Health - Clifton Springs, NY (23 miles from Penn Yan, NY)
Dental Hygienists work efficiently with leadership in evaluation and development of our dental services....
20 days ago
Aspen Dental - Canandaigua, NY (19 miles from Penn Yan, NY)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
60+ 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

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 photography, from the...


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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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Penn Yan, NY

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

$63,080

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Penn Yan, 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 (3.9%)
  • 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 Penn Yan, NY
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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