Dental Hygienist Jobs in Riverhead, 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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Concerned Dental Care - Port Jefferson Station, NY (20 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Safety is our #1 priority! Join our team as a full time dental hygiene professional and become a part of a fun, team oriented multi specialty practice! Are you a new graduate waiting for your NYS...
11 hours ago
Concerned Dental Care - Farmingville, NY (21 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Safety is our #1 priority! Join our team as a full time dental hygiene professional and become a part of a fun, team oriented multi specialty practice! Are you a new graduate waiting for your NYS...
7 hours ago
Shirley, NY (15 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Seeking a friendly, enthusiastic, and motivated Dental Hygienist to join our Orthodontic & Pediatric Dental Practice. Pediatric experience and Spanish-speaking highly preferred, but not required....
12 days ago
Long Island Select Healthcare, Inc - Riverhead, NY
Dental Hygienist in Riverhead, New York Description Long Island Select Healthcare Inc....
15 days ago
Middle Island, NY (16 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Procedures may include: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatments, application of Arrestin, and application of protective sealants....
16 days ago
Mattituck, NY (7 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Procedures may include: prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement, application of fluoride treatments, application of Arrestin, and application of protective sealants....
17 days ago
Catholic Health Services Long Island - Port Jefferson, NY (22 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Dental Clinic Port Jefferson 200 Belle Terre Road Port Jefferson, NY 11777 Per Diem Day shift 8a-4p Licensure Required NYS hygiene License required. Must be able to work with the mentally and...
17 days ago
Good Shepherd Hospice - Port Jefferson, NY (22 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Dental Hygienist-PD Facility: St Charles Hospital Location: Port Jefferson, NY Department: Dental Clinic Category: Allied Health / Clinical Professional Schedule: Per Diem Shift: Day shift Hours: 8a...
21 days ago
Blue Point, NY (23 miles from Riverhead, NY)
Needing a Registered Dental Hygienist, with Nitrous Oxide Certification/Local Anesthesia Licenses for a busy Periodontal Office....
22 days ago
Medford, NY (18 miles from Riverhead, NY)
We are seeking a dental hygienist to join our team of talented periodontists in promoting good oral health....
24 days ago
Aspen Dental - Riverhead, NY
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
30+ 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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

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...


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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Riverhead, NY

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

$86,790

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Highest Education Level

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

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