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Dental Hygienist

Company: La Jolla Dental Group
Location: Encinitas
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

We are seeking to hire a Dental Hygienist to join our team!We are hiring a Dental Hygienist for our growing dental practice. You will assist the dentist in various procedures and operations of x-ray machines. To do well in this role, you should have a current state hygiene license and previous experience as a dental hygienist.Compensation Package -Schedule -Dental Hygienist Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using dental instruments to clean accretions, calcareous deposits, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums.
  • Noting and reviewing patient medical history.
  • Using probes to examine and locate periodontal recessed gums and other signs of gum disease.
  • Recording dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentists.
  • Maintaining dental equipment and x-ray machine.
  • Feeling and visually examining gums for signs of disease, sores, and other dental health issues.
  • Promoting preventative dental care to improve patient oral health care.
  • Applying fluorides and other dental decay prevention agents.
  • Working with dentists and dental assistants.
  • Maintaining a dental hygiene program for patients.Dental Hygienist Requirements and Qualifications
    • Associate's degree from an accredited hygiene program.
    • State hygiene license.
    • Current CPR certificate.
    • Ability to administer local anesthetic agents.
    • Able to use an x-ray machine.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Comfortable using computers for a variety of tasks.
    • Knowledgeable about oral hygiene and dental health.Please Apply Today!

Keywords: La Jolla Dental Group, Encinitas , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Encinitas, California

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