Dental Hygienist Jobs in Tacoma, 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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Interdent - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Dental Hygienist | $2k Sign on Bonus - $2k Sign On Bonus! InterDent Service Corporation Puyallup, WA Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
2 days ago
Black Diamond, WA (21 miles from Tacoma, WA)
We are a friendly private practice looking to grow our team! We are looking for a warm, friendly and knowledgeable hygienist. Our hours are Mon - Wed 6:15 - 5:00 with a one hour lunch. First...
4 hours ago
Smile Brands - Gig Harbor, WA (15 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Richa Mehta is seeking a Dental Hygienist to work in Gig Harbor, WA. The opportunity can be Full-Time or Part-Time, we can be flexible!...
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11 hours ago Smile Brands
Interdent - Puyallup, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Through oral education, Dental Hygienists lead patients to a happy and healthy smile! This is a Part-Time position. Pay range is between $48 - $52 per hour with an uncapped bonus plan....
2 days ago
William J K Saiget, P C - Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Dental Hygienist | $2k Sign on Bonus - $2k Sign On Bonus! William J.K. Saiget, P.C. Lakewood, WA Full-Time Apply on company site Create Job Alert....
2 days ago
Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Help! needed ASAP "Our Hygienist is moving to Spokane" Hygienist needed now, Lakewood/Tacoma WA We have open time immedicately if you can just fill in to help us out. We are looking for someone...
3 days ago
InterDent Service Corporation - Sumner, WA (10 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Gentle Dental is searching for a part-time Hygienist for our Bonney Lake practice! At Gentle Dental, our culture is based on innovation and providing a wellness approach to Dentistry to improve...
3 days ago
U.S. Army Medical Command - Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA
Licensure: Must be currently licensed to practice as a dental hygienist in a State or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia....
4 days ago
U.S. Army Medical Command - Joint Base Lewis McChord, WA (14 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Licensure: Must be currently licensed to practice as a dental hygienist in a State or territory of the United States or the District of Columbia....
4 days ago
Tacoma, WA
Looking for a dental hygienist to join our growing team. We are seeking someone who is able to work on Thursdays. We are a laid-back office with a staff who will help you throughout the day....
4 days ago
Milton, WA (6 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Our Dental Hygienists are a critical part of our team, not only do they provide quality care to our guests, but they also have a passion for keeping our guests healthy and happy....
4 days ago
Kent, WA (13 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Temporary RDH needed one day a week May thru July in beautiful, downtown Kent. We are a friendly, fun family dental office that has temporarily misplaced a hygienist. The work day is typically...
5 days ago
Tacoma, WA
We are a family dental practice looking for a hygienist that is excited to give our patients an exceptional experience. We are patient-centered, treat each one with respect, and love connecting...
5 days ago
Renton, WA (17 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Dental Hygienist 3 to 4 days per week. We are an established private general practice, with a long-term team that is looking to add a hygienist....
5 days ago
William J.K. Saiget, P.C. - Lakewood, WA (3 miles from Tacoma, WA)
Gentle Dental is searching for a part-time Hygienist for our Lakewood, WA practice. $2,000 signing bonus. Pay range is $47 - $52 per hour with a $2,000 sign on bonus. With a production based...
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6 days ago

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in Tacoma, WA

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

$92,860

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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