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Registered Dental Hygienist

Chattanooga Dental Arts Chattanooga, TN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices in growing practice. We desire a hygienist that is reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. In addition, we desire our hygienists to have a deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we’d like to meet you. Responsibilities Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination Sterilize dental instruments properly Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride) Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques) Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures Take X-rays or dental impressions Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer) Maintain documentation and charts on each patient Monitor supplies Skills Proven experience as Dental Hygienist In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA) Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment Outstanding communication skills A patient and friendly personality Attention to detail Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job Diploma in Dental Hygiene Valid licence to practice Job Type: Full-time Salary: $32.00 to $35.00 /hour Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: 35.00 Hourly Bonus/Commission: Yes

Chattanooga Dental Arts


Chattanooga, TN
37412 USA