Dental Hygienist Jobs in Seattle, 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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Kirkland, WA (7 miles from Seattle, WA)
Our practice Juanita Family Dentistry is looking to add another amazing hygienist to our team for Fridays and or every other Saturday. Our office offers all general dentistry, Invisalign, surgical...
1 day ago
Seattle, WA
Paperless office using Dentrix. Small, patient-centered office. Calm office vibe. Busy, but not over-scheduled. 3 employees with longest tenure 3 years....
1 day ago
Seattle, WA
Temporary Dental Hygienist needed for Family Dental Practice. We have wonderful patients! Looking for coverage for Tuesday -Thursday January 26-28 from 7:00am-5:00pm. Pick one day or all theee!...
8 hours ago
Seattle, WA
Well-established dental team in Stanwood, WA seeking enthusiastic Dental Hygienist to join us in the rewarding care of our patients 2+ days/week....
1 day ago
Renton, WA (12 miles from Seattle, WA)
Dentrix, Dexis, paperless and digital x-rays. We are a very patient focused 1 dentist practice (6 employees total). We offer a comfortable environment for patients....
1 day ago
Lynnwood, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
Seeking temporary dental hygienist to help out from January 27 to February 4th. Office hours: 8am to 5pm. Strict Covid protocol & PPE provided. Thank you!...
8 hours ago
Seattle, WA
We are seeking a temporary hygienist to fill in as our current hygienist will be out on medical leave for a month. Starting date would be February 9th. Rate of pay is $65.00 per hour. Dates of...
8 hours ago
Seattle, WA
We are a family friendly general dental practice seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to join our team....
2 days ago
Sammamish, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
Minimum requirements Valid Dental Hygienist license in WA CPR certification Timings 4 days a week (Mon & Thu 8-5, Wed & Fri 7-4) Compensation Signing bonus!...
2 days ago
Edmonds, WA (13 miles from Seattle, WA)
This growing private practice is looking to hire a dental hygienist to join the team. Family practice with 1 doctor....
1 day ago
Redmond, WA (10 miles from Seattle, WA)
Dental Hygienist (RDH) - Part-Time or Full-Time We are a one doctor, high patient care family practice with long-time patients....
8 hours ago
Smile Brands - Federal Way, WA (21 miles from Seattle, 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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3 days ago Smile Brands
Renton, WA (12 miles from Seattle, WA)
We are a family dental practice located in Renton looking for a full or part-time dental hygienist. Sadly, our current dental hygienist is leaving to take care of a sick little girl....
3 days ago
Redmond, WA (10 miles from Seattle, WA)
We are currently looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) to join our team....
3 days ago
Lance Timmerman DMD PS - Tukwila, WA 98188, WA (11 miles from Seattle, WA)
Our "amalgam free" Tukwila Dental office looking for highly motivated, high energy Dental Hygienist to add to our team! We are patient-minded and treat our patient as a person and not a number....
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3 days ago Lance Timmerman DMD PS

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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice

Led by experts from Public Health Englands Dental X-ray Protection Service (DXPS), this course will improve your understanding of the requirements for radiation protection in dental practice...

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...

Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Seattle, WA

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


Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in Seattle, WA offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.6%)
  • High School or GED (5.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (5.8%)
  • Doctorate Degree (3.9%)
  • 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 Seattle, WA
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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