Dental Hygienist Jobs in Virginia

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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Virginia Beach, VA
QR Code Link to This Post We are looking for a Full Time (FT) or Part Time (P/T) dynamic dental hygienist with excellent communication skills and a minimum of 1 years experience to join our busy general...
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Benevis - Hayes, VA
We are actively seeking a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team....
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Benevis - Newport News, VA
We are actively seeking a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team....
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Benevis - Lackey, VA
We are actively seeking a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team....
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Benevis - Lackey, VA
We are actively seeking a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team....
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Benevis - Bena, VA
We are actively seeking a Dental Hygienist to join our growing team....
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TempMee - Dumfries, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - McLean, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - Woodbridge, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - Vienna, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - Haymarket, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - The Plains, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - Arlington, 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...
13 hours ago
TempMee - Chantilly, 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...
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TempMee - Fairfax, 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...
13 hours ago

Demographic Data for Virginia

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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...

Complete Dental Hygienist Training Course
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Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Virginia

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

$79,640

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Virginia 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 Virginia
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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