Dental Hygienist Jobs in Portland, 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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Portland, OR
Dental Hygienist (Tigard) craigslist - Map data OpenStreetMap compensation: $40-$50/hour employment type: full-time We are looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist to join our dynamic team working...
2 days ago
ADVANTAGE DENTAL - Cornelius, OR (17 miles from Portland, OR)
JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist REPORTS TO: Practice Manager/Director, Hygiene Services FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry!...
2 days ago
Smile Brands - Tualatin, OR (10 miles from Portland, OR)
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
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18 hours ago Smile Brands
Portland, OR
We are a small dental clinic with long term staff seeking an upbeat and energetic hygienist to join our fun and friendly team. Our practice is equipped with digital X-rays, intra-oral cameras, 3D...
2 days ago
ADVANTAGE DENTAL - Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist REPORTS TO: Practice Manager/Director, Hygiene Services FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry!...
2 days ago
Portland, OR
We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. What do Dental Hygienists do?...
1 day ago
Portland, OR
Aloha family practice seeking an experienced Dental Hygienist for Tuesday and Thursday 8-5. Our office looks out for the safety of both staff and patients....
1 day ago
Portland, OR
Seeking Part Time Hygienist for our Busy Practice 1 day a week. Current day available is Fridays. Great Staff and fun fast paced working environment, providing quality care. Must have Oregon...
2 days ago
Beaverton, OR (5 miles from Portland, OR)
We are a state-of-the-art practice with little turnover and a professional and close-knit team. Our dentists and office manager are kind and appreciative and are committed to clinical excellence...
17 hours ago
Gentle Dental - Vancouver, WA (14 miles from Portland, OR)
Through oral education, Dental Hygienists lead patients to a happy and healthy smile!...
1 day ago
ADVANTAGE DENTAL - Aurora, OR (19 miles from Portland, OR)
JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist REPORTS TO: Practice Manager/Director, Hygiene Services FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry!...
2 days ago
Portland, OR
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist: Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
3 days ago
Advantage Dental from DentaQuest - Hillsboro, OR (15 miles from Portland, OR)
Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in state of practice Experience working in a dental practice Current CPR certification Knowledge of practice management software a plus (Dentrix) Ability to analyze...
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3 days ago Advantage Dental from DentaQuest
Gresham, OR (12 miles from Portland, OR)
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist: Youll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
3 days ago
ADVANTAGE DENTAL - Hillsboro, OR (8 miles from Portland, OR)
JOB TITLE: Dental Hygienist REPORTS TO: Practice Manager/Director, Hygiene Services FLSA: Non-Exempt Welcome to Preventistry!...
3 days ago

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Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Portland, OR offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Portland, OR
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

Salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in Portland, OR

**Data source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

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