Dental Hygienist

Published
November 4, 2021
Location
Jacksonville, FL
Category
Job Type

Description

Community focused Dentist practice with a national backing is seeking Dental Hygienists!

This Jobot Job is hosted by: Michael Gartman
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A bit about us:

We are searching for Registered Dental Hygienists who wants to join a truly patient-centric dental group. In this highly collaborative position, you will play a vital role in the success of the practice, ensuring patients are comfortable throughout their visit and receiving the very best oral health care possible. You will feel like you’re a part of a local, neighborhood practice while enjoying all of the support of a stable, national network.

Why join us?

  • Competitive pay and bonus potential
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as 401k retirement plan and life insurance
  • Accident coverage
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Growth potential

Job Details

Performs oral healthcare and risk assessments which include but not limited to:

  • Evaluates a patient’s current health status including all medications
  • Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening
  • Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description and evaluation of the gingiva and periodontium
  • Develops a dental hygiene diagnosis based on the oral health findings
  • Exposes, processes, and interprets dental radiographs
  • Removes biofilm plaque and calculus from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below) the gingival margin using dental instruments
  • Applies caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the teeth
  • Provides patient education on biofilm plaque control and home care protocol by incorporating techniques and products that will become part of an individualized self- care oral hygiene program
  • Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition for maintaining optimal oral health

Qualifications

  • Degree or certificate in Dental Hygiene from an accredited program and a valid state license
  • X-Ray/Radiology Certification where state regulations specify, otherwise preferred

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