Full Time Dental Hygienist

POSITION TYPE: Dentistry 

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist 

LOCATION: Deer Park, TX (Other Locations available)

JOB TYPE: Full-time

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist in Deer Park, Tx who would like to work with an innovative company 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from 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 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

Job Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Paid time off / Parental leave

Requirements:

  • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
  • Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance

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