Dental Hygienist Jobs in Olympia, WA

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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Willamette Dental - Lacey, WA (4 miles from Olympia, WA)
You'll have opportunities for advancement to dental hygienist lead roles. You'll work a consistent weekly schedule....
1 day ago
Olympia, WA
Lacey Private Dental Office Patient hours Tue-Thurs 7-5, Fri 7-12. Open to Part time or full time options. $45-$55/hour. Medical, paid vacation, 401K, profit sharing (benefits are for full time...
9 hours ago
Olympia, WA
We are a well-established General dental practice seeking a full or part-time Registered Dental Hygienist to join our awesome team! Our office hours are Monday through Thursday....
4 days ago
Smile Brands - Lakewood, WA (24 miles from Olympia, WA)
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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5 days ago Smile Brands
Olympia, WA
We use dentrix software and apex digital xrays, we do all charting in the computer no charts. If this sounds like a good fit for you please send in your resume....
11 days ago
Shelton, WA (22 miles from Olympia, WA)
Do you want to Love where you work and provide excellent care in a practice you are proud to call home? We are offering an incredible opportunity for a talented, motivated and highly organized...
14 days ago
Lacey, WA (4 miles from Olympia, WA)
Family Dentistry is searching for a dental hygienist to join our amazing team! Patient care is our top priority! Job offer can be for part time for full time....
14 days ago
Olympia, WA
We are growing and seeking a new team member. Our office is seeking a full time RDH team member to join our well established solo private practice. If you are looking for that perfect dental home...
16 days ago
Sea Mar Community Health Centers - Tumwater, WA
Have successfully completed the national boards for dental hygienists....
18 days ago
Spanaway, WA (23 miles from Olympia, WA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA), and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)....
24 days ago
Olympia, WA
Dentrix all digital equipment, small office setting absolutely drama free workplace. Private practice offering quality patient care, warm family atmosphere, and don't upsell patients....
30+ days ago

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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...

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice
Why join the course?

This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through...


Dental Office Manager

As an Administrative Dental Assistant, you will perform as a professional dental staff member and work on behalf of the patient as well as the dentist. This exciting Administrative Dental...


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Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Olympia, WA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.5%)
  • High School or GED (6.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • Master's Degree (3.8%)
  • 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 Olympia, WA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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