Dental Hygienist Jobs in Thompsontown, 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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  • East Main Dental
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • 2 days ago

Dental Hygienist- 2 Thursdays per month! East Main Dental is looking for a Part Time Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...

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Dental Hygienist

  • Bethesda Mission of Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • 3 days ago

Schedules patients for oral prophylaxis, fluoride treatments, and patient education using Open Dental Software. Indicates the appointment was verified with the patient. 2....

Dental Hygienist

  • Verber Dental Group
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • 17 days ago

Evaluate oral health, examining oral cavities for signs of periodontal disease, including recessed and bleeding gums and oral cancer screening. 3....

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

  • Verber Dental Group
  • Carlisle, PA
  • 60+ days ago

Evaluate oral health, examining oral cavities for signs of periodontal disease, including recessed and bleeding gums and oral cancer screening. 3....

Dental Hygienist

  • Heartland Dental
  • Mechanicsburg, PA
  • 60+ days ago

Overview Dental Hygienist East Main Dental is looking for a Part Time Dental Hygienist to join our team. 2 Thursdays per month! Why Heartland Dental?...

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Thompsontown, 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 Thompsontown, PA
  • None (49.1%)
  • Less than 1 year (20.4%)
  • 2-4 years (19.8%)
  • 1-2 years (10.7%)

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