Dental Hygienist Jobs in Altus, OK

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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Matrix Providers, Inc. - Altus, OK 73523, OK (4 miles from Altus, OK)
hygienist shall have a minimum of 1 year of experience • Licensure/Registration: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Dental Hygienist • Due to contractual obligations with the DoD,...
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4 days ago Matrix Providers, Inc.
Matrix Providers - Altus, OK
We are hiring for a qualified Dental Hygienist to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at Altus Air Force Base, in Altus, OK....
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30+ days ago
Matrix Providers - Altus, OK
We are hiring for a qualified Dental Hygienist to join our team of talented professionals who provide health care services to our veterans and their families at Altus Air Force Base, in Altus, OK....
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45+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...


Introduction to Dental Medicine
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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...

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Altus, OK

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

$73,990

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Altus, OK offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • 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 Altus, OK
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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