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Dental Hygienist needed in our dental office

Where

Town Square Family Dentistry
Garden Grove, CA  •  Permanent Job


Compensation
$50-60/hr DOE
Work Days
Mon, Tue, Wed, and Thu
Experience Required
at least 1 year
Software Experience
Dentrix
Job Description
<div><strong>Summary<br></strong><br></div><div>We are searching for a registered dental hygienist to join our team.&nbsp; You’ll complete initial patient screenings, conduct dental cleanings, and assist the dentist with examinations.&nbsp; We are looking for someone with incredible customer service skills and a passion for providing excellent dental care.&nbsp; If you love helping people and want to work alongside a group of passionate and experienced dental professionals, this is the office for you!<br><br></div><div>&nbsp;<br><br></div><div><strong>Dental Hygienist duties &amp; Responsibilities<br></strong><br></div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Talk to patients and make sure they feel comfortable</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Clean dental instruments after procedures</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Perform preliminary dental examinations</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Look for signs of gum disease, infections, or cavities</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Remove plaque and apply fluoride or other sealants to prevent cavities and tooth decay</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Explain good oral hygiene techniques to patients of all ages</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Provide post-operative health education to patients</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Create dental impressions as requested</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Take radiographic images and utilize an intra-oral camera</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Work with dentist to decide the best form of treatment for a variety of dental disease</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Keep detailed records of each patient’s visit and update their health history</div><div>&nbsp;<br><br></div><div><strong>&nbsp;Dental Hygienist Requirements<br></strong><br></div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Dental Hygiene degree and license required</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; At least 1-2 years of experience in dental hygiene</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Current CPR certification</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Laser certification is a benefit</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; An understanding of OSHA and HIPAA regulations and all dentistry safety guidelines</div><div>●&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Able to stand up for long periods of time to administer procedures</div><div>Strong communication skills, interpersonal skills, and customer service skills</div>
COVID-19 vaccination is required.

Posted 2 months ago