Dental Hygienist Jobs in Port Jefferson Station, 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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Babylon Dental Care - Brookhaven, NY (11 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Location: Brookhaven, NY Dental Hygienist for a busy multi doctor practice. We are looking for a dental hygienist who is the "whole package"....
2 days ago
Midwest Dental - Miller Place, NY (3 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Overview Registered Dental Hygienist PART 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
Fairfield, CT (22 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
The Dental Hygienist for this position must be a licensed Dental Hygienist in the state of CT. X-Ray certifications in the state of CT is required. We offer excellent Salary plus benefits!...
3 hours ago
Healthdrive - Bridgeport, CT (19 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Overview HealthDrive is currently seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to work part time (3 days per week) in nursing home and long term care facilities in Bridgeport, CT and the surrounding area (...
10 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Fairfield, CT (22 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Overview HealthDrive is currently seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to work part time (3 days per week) in nursing home and long term care facilities in Fairfield, CT and the surrounding area....
11 days ago
Heartland Dental - Moriches, NY (13 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
11 days ago
HealthDrive Corporation - Bridgeport, CT (19 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Overview HealthDrive is currently seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to work part time (3 days per week) in nursing home and long term care facilities in Bridgeport, CT and the surrounding area....
11 days ago
Commack, NY (13 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
We are a seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our Friendly, State-of-the-Art, Professional, Private (Non-DSO) General, Cosmetic, Implant and Intravenous Sedation Dental practice located in...
14 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Fairfield, CT (22 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
The Dental Hygienist for this position must be a licensed Dental Hygienist in the state of CT. X-Ray certifications in the state of CT is required. We offer excellent Salary plus benefits!...
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14 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Commack, NY (13 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Procedures may include: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatments, application of Arrestin, and application of protective sealants....
14 days ago
Jamesport, NY (24 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Procedures may include: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatments, application of Arrestin, and application of protective sealants....
15 days ago
Amityville, NY (24 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Procedures may include: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatments, application of Arrestin, and application of protective sealants....
15 days ago
Smithtown, NY (9 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Dental Hygienists desperately needed to work this Saturday September 19th. 8am to 2pm. $46 to $50 an hour. General dentist. Must be licensed. Locations are Smithtown, Sayville and Garden City....
16 days ago
East Setauket, NY (3 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Part time position available. Looking for dedicated caring person for a family oriented practice. Send resume Call Lisa at ...
19 days ago
Blue Point, NY (11 miles from Port Jefferson Station, NY)
Needing a Registered Dental Hygienist, with Nitrous Oxide Certification/Local Anesthesia Licenses for a busy Periodontal Office....
21 days ago

Demographic Data for Port Jefferson Station, NY

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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...

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....

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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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Port Jefferson Station, NY

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

$86,790

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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