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Dental Hygienist needed in our dental office

Portland Dental Associates
Portland, OR  •  Permanent Job

up to $47/hour DOE
Work Days
Experience Required
less than 1 year
Software Experience

Our outstanding dental practice is seeking an exceptional Dental Hygienist for an opportunity to join our dedicated team. 

Who We Are
We are a team of professionals dedicated to providing exceptional services to our patients. There are multiple practices in our dental group.

Who We're Looking For
We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our office. You can make your own schedule. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we would like to meet you.


  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination

  • Sterilize dental instruments properly

  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history

  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis

  • Clean and help protect patients' teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)

  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)

  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures

  • Take X-rays or dental impressions

  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)

  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient

  • Monitor supplies


  • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role

  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)

  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • A patient and friendly personality

  • Attention to detail

  • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job

  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene

  • Valid license to practice

  • Nitrous-oxide Certified preferred

Posted about 1 month ago