Dental Hygienist Jobs in Pittsburgh, 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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Pittsburgh, PA
Searching for a Registered Dental Hygienist at my office located in Fox Chapel. 3 days per week. No Weekends! Sign on bonus....
2 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Pittsburgh, PA
Perform routine dental prophylaxis for periodontal healthy patients....
Mark Liberati, DDS - Homestead, PA (2 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Dental Hygienist Full Time Needed for small family originated practice in Homestead. Salary negotiable, health benefits, and 401K....
3 days ago
Canonsburg, PA (15 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Earn UP TO $320 a day- includes pd vacation/pd holidays and healthcare. Immediate opening Full OR Part-time.
3 days ago
Smile Programs - Pittsburgh, PA
Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Qualifications: Must hold active RDH license and X-ray certification 1+ years' experience as a Registered Dental Hygienists (RDH) Valid driver license, reliable transportation...
6 days ago
DentalOne Partners - Pittsburgh, PA
What we need from you: State Dental Hygiene Licensure Local Anesthesia/ Laser/ Nitrous Oxide- if applicable based on the state Active CPR Certification What we offer: Investment in you and your future...
Aspen Dental - Belle Vernon, PA (14 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Access to state-of-the-art technology including 3D scanners, digital X-rays, enhanced oral cancer screening devices, and voice activated periodontal charting....
12 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA
Immediate position open for experienced dental hygienist...OFFICE PROVIDES MODERN OPERATORIES.....
13 days ago
Mars, PA (24 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Dental Hygienist Full Time/Part Time: Seeking a professionally polished, energetic, self-motivated dental hygienist to complete our oral health care team....
19 days ago
Pittsburgh Area Jobs - Pittsburgh, PA
Full Time Dental Hygienist wanted for small family oriented practice, excellent salary, health benefits & 401K. recblid khpd585yivdkkylrmecks8yxjpyruv...
22 days ago
American Dental Partners, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA
As a Dental Hygienist with Chestnut Hills Dental, you'll play a vital role in helping us build lasting patient relationships while delivering the care and services your patients need....
22 days ago
Mark E. Liberati DDS - Homestead, PA (2 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Dental Hygienist full time wanted for a small family oriented practice in Homestead Pa. Excelent salary, health benefit and 401K....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Monroeville, PA (7 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Access to state-of-the-art technology including 3D scanners, digital X-rays, enhanced oral cancer screening devices, and voice activated periodontal charting....
45+ days ago
Pittsburgh, PA
$3000 Sign-on Bonus!!!! Our Office in Downtown Pittsburgh is seeking a full-time hygienist to join us! This is a career that will challenge you and keep you engaged by choosing the best treatment...
60+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Washington, PA (23 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Overview Dental Hygienist - $5,000 Sign on Bonus Washington Family Dental Care is a thriving two doctor practice looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team. Why Heartland Dental?...
90+ days ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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...

Complete Dental Hygienist Training Course
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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 Pittsburgh, PA

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


Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Pittsburgh, PA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.8%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • 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 Pittsburgh, PA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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