Dental Hygienist Jobs in West 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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Conde and Malone Family Dental - Buckhannon, WV
Seeking a full-time dental hygienist (4 day week) for a busy dental office in Buckhannon, WV....
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2 days ago
Healthy Smiles - Martinsburg, WV
Patient screening procedures, such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting 2....
9 days ago
Aspen Dental - Parkersburg, WV
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...
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Parkersburg, WV
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
30+ days ago
Aspen Dental - Vienna, WV
Registered Dental Hygienist RDH licensure required. About Aspen Dental-branded practices Aspen Dental-branded practices are independently owned and operated by licensed dentists....
30+ days ago

Demographic Data for West Virginia

Moving to West Virginia? Find some basic demographic data about West Virginia below.


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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Dental Radiography: Radiation Protection in Dental Practice
Discover the core principles of dental radiography and X-ray exposure

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Complete Dental Hygienist Training Course
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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 West Virginia

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

$57,740

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

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

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