Dental Hygienist Jobs in Poughkeepsie, 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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Dental Care Alliance - Brewster, NY (24 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients...
1 day ago
Heartland Dental - Poughkeepsie, NY
Overview Dental Hygienist Poughkeepsie Dental is looking for a Full Time Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
21 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Lake Katrine, NY (21 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
Overview Dentists' Office of the Hudson Valley, is looking for a full-time Hygiene Assistant for our office located in Lake Katrine, NY 12449. Our ideal candidate must be a team player with a...
28 days ago
Catalano Liefer Bruno & Russell - Poughkeepsie, NY
Dental Hygienists are very important and valued part of our team. We are growing quickly and are looking for exceptional team members to grow with us....
30+ days ago
Sun River Health - New Paltz, NY (11 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
Sun river Health is currently seeking a part-time Dental Hygienist to join our team in New Paltz....
30+ days ago
Catalano Liefer Bruno & Russell - New Paltz, NY (11 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
Dental Hygienists are very important and valued part of our team. We are growing quickly and are looking for exceptional team members to grow with us....
30+ days ago
Institute For Family Health Incorporated - Kingston, NY (19 miles from Poughkeepsie, NY)
REQUIREMENTS: Performs oral prophylaxis on patients, scaling, root planning and polishing the teeth to remove stains, plaque, and calculus from tooth surfaces using hand scalers, ultrasonic cleaning...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Poughkeepsie, NY

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Poughkeepsie, NY

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

$76,280

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Poughkeepsie, NY offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.9%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • 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 Poughkeepsie, NY
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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