Registered Dental Hygienist – Great Benefits

Position Title: Registered Dental Hygienist

Location: Yuma, AZ

Job Type: Full-Time Permanent

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled and efficient Dental Hygienist who would like to work with an innovative practice offering top compensation and benefits. The hygienist promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.


  • Cavitrons/Piezo
  • Intra-Oral cameras
  • Extra-Oral cameras
  • Panorex
  • New Instruments


  • Excellent pay with bonus system
  • Scrub Stipend
  • PTO & Holiday Pay
  • Health and wellness
  • 401k + match
  • Holiday Pay


  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity-preventing agents
  • Helps dentists manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies


  • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required with Local Anesthetic
  • Spanish speaking is a plus!
  • Recommending dental hygiene products
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (e-mail and contact management preferred)
  • Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance

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