Registered Dental Hygienist

Registered Dental Hygienist 

POSITION TYPE: Pediatric Dentistry  


JOB TYPE: Full-Time

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist who would like to work with an innovative Private Practice offering top compensation and benefits. This wonderful pediatric clinic is looking for a detail-oriented hygienist who loves working with children and is eager to grow in their career.

The office is open Monday-Wednesday 8-5 and Thursday/Friday 8-3

Job Benefits:

  • Health
  • Reimburse for dental cleanings
  • PTO
  • Uniform allowance
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401k


  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing and seating each patient
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth to completion
  • 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 dentist 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 in NC is required
  • New Grads Welcome
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (e-mail and contact management preferred)

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