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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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....
29 days ago
North American Dental Group - Geneva, NY (15 miles from Penn Yan, NY)
Overview Dental Hygienist Full-Time Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on putting every patient first, every visit...
45+ days ago
North American Dental Group - Penn Yan, NY
Overview Dental Hygienist (Full Time - $10,000 Relocation - Sign on Bonus) Open Up to A Whole New Dental Experience Imagine working in a place which delivers best in class patient care and focuses on...
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your...


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...

Tackling Antibiotic Resistance: What Should Dental Teams Do?
Explore how dental teams can tackle the threat of global antibiotic resistance

Antibiotics are lifesaving drugs when you need them, you need them to work. Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) poses a...


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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 (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.8%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • 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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