Dental Hygienist Jobs in Townsend, 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 - Virginia Beach, VA (22 miles from Townsend, VA)
Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients...
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3 days ago Dental Care Alliance
Dental Care Alliance - Virginia Beach, VA (22 miles from Townsend, VA)
Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients...
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1 day ago Dental Care Alliance
Aspen Dental - Virginia Beach, VA (22 miles from Townsend, VA)
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...
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12 days ago
Virginia Beach, VA (22 miles from Townsend, VA)
Solo family dental practice, seeking applications from Registered Dental Hygienists for FT/PT position....
14 days ago
Virginia Beach, VA (22 miles from Townsend, VA)
Knowledge of Dentrix is preferred. Our office focuses on providing exceptional patient care and building lasting relationships with our patients....
14 days ago
Dental Care Alliance - Virginia Beach, VA (22 miles from Townsend, VA)
Responsibilities Essential Responsibilities Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients...
15 days ago
Benevis - Townsend, VA
Position: Registered Dental Hygienist Position I.D: #14173 Schedule: Full-Time (up to 40 hours); Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm), Saturday (9:00am - 2:00pm) Practice: Spencer Dental & Braces Address...
25 days ago
Benevis - Poquoson, VA (21 miles from Townsend, VA)
Position: Registered Dental Hygienist Position I.D: #14173 Schedule: Full-Time (up to 40 hours); Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm), Saturday (9:00am - 2:00pm) Practice: Spencer Dental & Braces Address...
28 days ago
Benevis - Capeville, VA (1 mile from Townsend, VA)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago
Benevis - Cape Charles, VA (3 miles from Townsend, VA)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago
Benevis - Seaview, VA (5 miles from Townsend, VA)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago
Benevis - Eastville, VA (11 miles from Townsend, VA)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago
Benevis - Poquoson, VA (21 miles from Townsend, VA)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago
Benevis - Townsend, VA
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago
Benevis - Cheriton, VA (6 miles from Townsend, VA)
Love working with kids (they make up 70% or more of our patient base) And yes, there are requirements for this role: Current licensure as a Dental Hygienist in good standing Experience is great, but...
30+ days ago

Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

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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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Townsend, VA

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

$79,640

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Highest Education Level

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

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