Full-Time Dental Hygienist Needed at Our Potosi Dental Clinic

Full-Time/Exempt

Starting Salary – $60K per year

Dental Hygienist Job Description

Qualifications:

· Current registration and valid license to practice dental hygiene in the state of Missouri.

· Excellent knowledge of accepted dental practices.

· Ability to function well in a fast-paced, team environment.

Duties:

· Stay up to date with Missouri continuing education requirements

· Prepare the treatment room for incoming patients while adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.

· Review medical history and document in patient chart.

· Prepare the patient for dental hygiene treatment.

· Educate and instruct patients of all ages regarding proper dental hygiene care.

· Follow protocols to ensure appropriate room cleaning and disinfection

· Follow protocols to ensure appropriate sterilization of instruments.

· Perform dental prophylaxis and periodontal procedures by cleaning stains and deposits from the teeth and beneath gingival margins.

· Performs clinical examination of teeth and surrounding tissues including oral cancer screening, charting conditions of decay and disease, existing restorations and conditions, periodontal charting, etc, for evaluation and diagnosis by a dentist.

· Applying fluoride and other caries-preventing agents.

· Educate and prepare patient for treatment procedures performed by the dentist.

· Take appropriate radiographs as prescribed by treating dentist.

· Work as part of a team to complete tasks to provide quality patient care as a whole.

· Other duties as assigned

You may drop off your resume and application with one of our friendly staff members or mail to:

Great Mines Health Center
#1 Southtowne Drive
Potosi, MO 63664

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