Dental Hygienist Jobs in Chattanooga, TN

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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Hixson, TN (10 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Your role as a Dental Hygienist is to help your patients achieve their best oral health by appropriate assessment, education and care!...
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Cleveland, TN (22 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Join the general practice team as a Hygienist and say 'yes' to: State-of-the-art technology including new iTero scanners, digital x-rays, enhanced oral cancer screening, and in-office whitening Collaborating...
1 day ago
Aspen Dental - Cleveland, TN (22 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
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3 days ago
Smile Brands - Hixson, TN (10 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
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....
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10 days ago Smile Brands
Heartland Dental - Cleveland, TN (22 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Overview Dental Hygienist General Dental Hygienist An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist If you're searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further....
11 days ago
Chattanooga Dental Studio - Chattanooga, TN (8 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Registered Dental Hygienist to perform routine dental cleanings, periodontal treatments, patient education, x-rays, intraoral pictures, anesthetic, nitrous oxide administration, fluoride treatments,...
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12 days ago
Doyle Family Dentistry - Ooltewah, TN (14 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Are you a hygienist that loves comprehensive dentistry? Do you feel trapped into "just cleaning teeth" all day? Perhaps you are stuck in the ever growing "corporate mill"? Would you like to be a...
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12 days ago Doyle Family Dentistry
Soddy Daisy, TN (19 miles from Chattanooga, TN)
Soddy Daisy Smiles is looking for an exceptional Registered Dental Hygienist to join our team....
26 days ago
Marquee Dental Partners - Chattanooga, TN
We currently have an opportunity for a Registered Dental Hygienist in our East Hamilton practice in Chattanooga, TN....
30+ days ago
Pure Dental Brands - Chattanooga, TN
DENTAL HYGIENIST Dental Partners Red Bank ($1,500 Sign-On Bonus)-- Chattanooga TN Are you a dental hygienist who is dedicated to providing quality life time care to your patients?...
45+ days ago

Demographic Data for Chattanooga, TN

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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

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your...

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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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Chattanooga, TN

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Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Chattanooga, TN offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • 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 Chattanooga, TN
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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