Dental Hygienist Jobs in Wilmington, NC

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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Racine Dental Care - Wilmington, NC (6 miles from Wilmington, NC)
Our growing dental practice in Wilmington, NC is looking for a motivated Dental Hygienist to join our close-knit team. We serve our community with compassion and comprehensive dental care....
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1 day ago
Wilmington, NC
work to help supplement your current position as a Dental Hygienist?...
12 days ago
Wilmington, NC
Are you a Dental Hygienist who is passionate about working with patients?...
18 days ago
Heartland Dental - Leland, NC (7 miles from Wilmington, NC)
a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
22 days ago
Leland, NC (7 miles from Wilmington, NC)
We are looking for an RDH that will join our team full time. We are looking for a team player and someone that makes patient care their priority. This is a Monday-Thursday position. Benefits that...
23 days ago

Demographic Data for Wilmington, NC

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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

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Wilmington, NC

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

$66,990

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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