Dental Hygienist Jobs in Lake Oswego, OR

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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Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA (19 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
as required by law (local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, restorative, sealants, etc.)...
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Gentle Dental - Milwaukie, OR (3 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
SmileKeepers is searching for a full-time Expanded Practice Hygienist( $2,000 sign-on bonus )for our Milwaukie, OR practice! SmileKeepers is the preferred provider for Capitol Dental Care, a...
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1 day ago Gentle Dental
Woodburn, OR (20 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
We are in need of a hygienist for maternity leave coverage. This position is Tuesdays through September, which may become permanent. We are a low stress office and our staff and doctor are amazing...
3 days ago
Portland, OR (6 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Our awesome dental office is looking for a Hygienist for 1 day a week on Fridays. The hours are 7am to 2 pm. There is a possibility of adding additional days during the week. Please email resume.
3 days ago
Willamette Dental - Portland, OR (5 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
You'll have opportunities for advancement to dental hygienist lead roles. You'll work a consistent weekly schedule....
3 days ago
Gentle Dental - Happy Valley, OR (7 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Gentle Dental is searching for a Full-time Registered Dental Hygienist for our dental office($2,000 sign-on bonus)! At Gentle Dental, we value our teammate’s smile as much as our patient’s smile....
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1 day ago Gentle Dental
Gentle Dental - Portland, OR (6 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Gentle Dental is searching for a Full-time Hygienist at our Lombard practice($2,000 sign-on bonus)! At Gentle Dental, we value our teammate’s smile as much as our patient’s smile. Our vision is to...
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1 day ago Gentle Dental
Willamette Dental Group - Canby, OR (13 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Youll have opportunities for advancement to dental hygienist lead roles. Youll work a consistent weekly schedule....
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Willamette Dental Group - Woodburn, OR (20 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Youll have opportunities for advancement to dental hygienist lead roles. Youll work a consistent weekly schedule....
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2 days ago
Portland, OR (6 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Patient screening: health history, OCS, dental and periodontal charting (Dentrix experience a plus) Digital radiographs and intra-oral photos (Dexis experience...
3 days ago
Gentle Dental - Portland, OR (6 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
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Gentle Dental - Portland, OR (6 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
by law CPR/BLS Certification (Only American Red Cross or American Heart Association) Additional/Expanded functions certifications as required by law (local anesthesia, nitrous oxide, restorative, sealants...
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1 day ago Gentle Dental
Willamette Dental Group - Lake Oswego, OR
Youll have opportunities for advancement to dental hygienist lead roles. Youll work a consistent weekly schedule....
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2 days ago
Portland, OR (6 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Our awesome dental office is looking for a part time Hygienist for 2 -3 days a week Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. Please email resume for review. The position works with a single practice doctor....
3 days ago
Gentle Dental - Hillsboro, OR (11 miles from Lake Oswego, OR)
Gentle Dental is searching for a Full time or part time Registered Dental Hygienist($3,000 sign-on bonus) for our dental office!...
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Demographic Data for Lake Oswego, OR

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Lake Oswego, OR

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Lake Oswego, OR as reported by the BLS.

$85,310

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Lake Oswego, OR offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (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 Lake Oswego, OR
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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