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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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 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 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...

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Dental Hygienist - 3000 Sign On Bonus

  • Merit Dental
  • Erie, PA
  • 1 day ago

Providing dental prophylaxis and periodontal treatments Performing oral cancer screenings Identifying malocclusion and educating patients about potential impact on dental health Be a part of a culture...

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Dental Hygienist Manchester PA

  • Merit Dental
  • Manchester, PA
  • 1 day ago

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....

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...

We are currently looking for Dental Hygienists in the greater Philadelphia area....

Dental Hygienist - 63064

  • Dental Care of Harrisburg
  • Harrisburg, PA
  • 2 days ago

Dental Hygienist Dental Care of Harrisburg is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...

Dental Hygienist - Choose Your Shift - Paoli PA

  • TempMee
  • Harleysville, PA
  • 1 day 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 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 - 60707

  • Washington Family Dental Care
  • Washington, PA
  • 1 day ago

As a Dental Hygienist, youll be recognized as an elite clinical provider and patient advocate....

Dental Hygienist - part-time/full-time,(Pittsburgh, PA)

  • TempMee
  • Natrona Heights, PA
  • 1 day 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...

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

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Licensing / Certification

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Highest Education Level

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

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