Dental Hygienist Jobs in Allentown, PA

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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Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Your Shift - Paoli PA

  • TempMee
  • Harleysville, PA
  • 7 days ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Dental Hygienist - choose your shift-Downingtown, PA

  • TempMee
  • Perkiomenville, PA
  • 11 days ago

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities: Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and...

Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Souderton, PA
  • 17 days ago

Duties and Responsibilities: Prophies (adult), SRPs, oral cancer screenings Digital radiographs Compliant with stringent sterilization protocols Provide an exceptional patient experience Assisted Hygiene...

Dental Hygienist

  • 360Care
  • Allentown, PA
  • 60+ days ago

If you are a Dental Hygienist in good standing, at any stage of your career, we encourage you to apply!...

Demographic Data for Allentown, PA

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Allentown, PA

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Top Hiring Companies

Top hiring companies in your area for Dental Hygienist positions

  • Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
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  • Dental Care Alliance
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  • 360Care
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  • Aspen Dental
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  • Lehigh Valley Health Network
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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Allentown, PA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (33.0%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.7%)
  • High School or GED (5.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.7%)
  • Some High School (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Allentown, PA
  • None (49.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (20.4%)
  • 2-4 years (19.8%)
  • 1-2 years (10.7%)

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