Dental Hygienist Jobs in Lorton, 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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DC PEARLS DENTAL BOUTIQUE - Washington, DC (17 miles from Lorton, VA)
Our fast pace and growing practice is looking for a full-time licensed Dental Hygienist to join our team....
Tend - Washington, DC (17 miles from Lorton, VA)
The dental hygienist role Dental hygienists at Tend Navy Yard are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
16 hours ago
TempMee - Springfield, VA (8 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Dunn Loring, VA (15 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Reston, VA (20 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Annandale, VA (11 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Waldorf, MD (18 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Clifton, VA (11 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Falls Church, VA (13 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
TempMee - Bethesda, MD (21 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago
Tend - Washington, DC (17 miles from Lorton, VA)
The dental hygienist role Dental hygienists at Tend 14th & U are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
16 hours ago
Tend - Washington, DC (17 miles from Lorton, VA)
The dental hygienist role Dental hygienists at Tend Capitol Hill are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
16 hours ago
Tend - Washington, DC (17 miles from Lorton, VA)
The dental hygienist role Dental hygienists at Tend Metro Center are a key part of helping our patients look forward to the dentist....
16 hours ago
Washington, DC (17 miles from Lorton, VA)
Dental office in downtown DC (just north of White House) is looking for a pleasant, personable dental hygienist to work with a happy, cooperative team....
8 hours ago
TempMee - McLean, VA (18 miles from Lorton, VA)
Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with...
8 hours ago

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Lorton, VA

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

$90,260

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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Lorton, VA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.9%)
  • 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 (0.3%)

Average Work Experience

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

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