Dental Hygienist Jobs in Pennsylvania

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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System One - Philadelphia, PA
Title: Professional Educator - Dental Hygienist Location: Philadelphia, PA Schedule: Flexible Type: Temporary Professional Educator - Dental Hygienist Our client is looking for a part-time practicing...
3 days ago
Kids Smiles - Philadelphia, PA
hygienists work under the supervision of a dentist Qualifications and Skills Graduated from an accredited Dental Hygiene program (state licensure is mandatory). 1+ years experience as a Dental Hygienist...
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1 day ago Kids Smiles
Advanced Dentistry of Main Line - Malvern, PA
Our busy, modern, main line dental office has an immediate need for a full time dental hygienist. Full time hours are available on a Monday to Thursday schedule. No weekends, no late nights....
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2 days ago Advanced Dentistry of Main Line
Midwest Dental - Freeport, PA
Overview Registered Dental Hygienist PART TIME OR FULL TIME $1500-$3000 Sign On Bonus! Merit Dental is now part of the Smile Brands family!...
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23 hours ago Midwest Dental
Dental Care Alliance - Wyncote, PA
Dental Solutions of Cedarbrook is currently hiring a full-time Dental Hygienist for our office located in Wyncote, PA 19095. Great earnings, plus benefits!...
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23 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
DentalOne Partners - Pittsburgh, PA
Perform routine dental prophylaxis for periodontal healthy patients....
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2 days ago DentalOne Partners
Canonsburg, PA
Earn up to $320 a day-includes PAID Vacation/PAID Holidays and Healthcare. Immediate opening for Full OR Part time Please call the office at ... and ask for Michele
2 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Bala Cynwyd, PA
The candidate for this position should have 1-2 years experience working as a Dental Hygienist and must be a licensed Dental Hygienist in the State of PA....
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23 hours ago Dental Care Alliance
Lasting Smiles of Bethlehem - Bethlehem, PA
- Assessing patients overall dental health, educating them with aids such as intraoral cameras, and suggesting the doctor’s possible diagnosis and treatment plan - Assisting patients in making the best...
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3 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Allentown, PA
Recent Dental Hygienist grads are welcome to apply! This position offers an excellent salary, plus benefits!...
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3 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Heartland Dental - Harrisburg, PA
Overview Dental Hygienist $5,000 Sign on Bonus Included!! Dental Care of Harrisburg is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team....
4 days ago
Pittsburgh, PA
Locations searching: Pittsburgh, Cranberry Township, Homer City We are looking for a strong Dental Hygienist to help support the office as it continues to grow....
4 days ago
Dallas, PA
Dental Hygienist - (Dallas, PA) Looking for an experienced Dental Hygienist for a busy Dallas office. Must be friendly, poised, and professional....
5 days ago
Erie, PA
Are you a Dental Hygienist who is a sincere and caring individual with a professional, positive attitude? Are you organized and good at multitasking?...
5 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Philadelphia, PA
Recent Dental Hygienist grads are welcome to apply! This position offers a competitive salary, plus benefits....
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5 days ago Dental Care Alliance

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Pennsylvania

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Pennsylvania 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 (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in Pennsylvania
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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