Dental Hygienist Jobs in Dahlgren, VA

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 Care Alliance - Waldorf, MD (20 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
The Hygienist we hire must have an active Dental Hygienist license for the state of Maryland....
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4 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Stafford, VA (19 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
A GP dental office in Stafford, is looking for a FT Dental Hygienist. Has to be a team player, professional, knowledgeable with a positive attitude, and familiar with Dentrix....
9 days ago
Woodbridge, VA (23 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
communication skills with the ability to educate patients on their unique oral health needs Partner with the whole team to assist in whatever is required for an excellent patient experience Experience with Dentrix...
10 days ago
Smile Brands - Stafford, VA (19 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
Your Role as a Dental Hygienist You'll be on the front line of helping patients achieve their best oral health through routine check-ups and continuing education....
12 days ago
Heartland Dental - Stafford, VA (19 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
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....
12 days ago
Heartland Dental - Leonardtown, MD (22 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
Overview Dental Hygienist Breton Bay Dentistry in Leonardtown, MD is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Why Heartland Dental?...
12 days ago
Private Practice - Waldorf, MD (20 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
Title: Part Time Dental Hygienist - RDH Location: Waldorf, MD 20601 Part Time Dental Hygienist Position Private Practice Part Time Available 1 to 2 Days A Week Open: Mon - Fri: 8am - 5pm No Nights/Weekends...
22 days ago
Quadrant - Stafford, VA (19 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
Dental Hygienist Stafford, VA MUST: Experienced Dental Hygienist 1 plus years of Dental Hygienist experience Must be a Virginia licensed Dental Hygienist Must have experience with EMR Must have a basic...
26 days ago
Waldorf, MD (20 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
As a Dental Hygienist with Fusion Dental, you will play a vital role in helping us build lasting patient relationships while delivering the care and services your patients need....
30+ days ago
Heartland Dental - Dumfries, VA (21 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include: Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments Charting...
45+ days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Woodbridge, VA (23 miles from Dahlgren, VA)
Dental One Associates of Woodbridge is currently hiring a Dental Hygienist for our officelocated in Woodbridge, Virginia 22192....
45+ days ago

Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

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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...

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Dahlgren, VA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (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 Dahlgren, VA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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