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Monroe, NY Full Time Posted by: Great Expressions Dental Centers Posted: Thursday, 14 January 2021
 
 
Overview:

Our Monroe, NY Dental Practice is seeking a Part-Time Dental Hygienist!

Located at 3 Center Hill Road Monroe, NY 10950

As aDental Hygienist, you will be our dental health educators for our patients, you will be utilizing your knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat diseases and/or abnormalities, you will work with both the dentist and patient to resolve any active diseases including caries or periodontal disease and much more.

When you join our team, you benefit in many ways:

  • Competitive Pay and Bonus Potential
  • Dental coverage offered
  • Company Paid Uniforms
  • 401k
  • Opportunity for Career Advancement/Recognition and Growth with a Rapidly Growing Company
  • Convenient New Hire Orientation for all team members

If you are ready to begin a new phase in your career, then now is the time to join our rapidly growing team; we are excited to hear from you!

For more information, please contact (see below)

Responsibilities:

Depending on the state regulations, a Dental Hygienist:

  • 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 (x-rays)
  • Removes biofilm plaque and calculus (soft and hard deposits) from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below) the gingival margin (gumline) using dental instruments
  • Applies caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the teeth
  • Discusses the progress being made toward isolating evidence that notes the potential association between systemic and oral health and disease
  • 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
  • Counsels and coordinates tobacco cessation programs
  • Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition for maintaining optimal oral health
  • Ensures that the patient knows why they need continuing care and that they have a follow up appointment that is set by the office
Qualifications:
  • Completion of accredited Dental Hygiene program
  • National and/or Active State RDH license
    • Maintain a current license to practice including certifications as appropriate
  • Passion for patient education

Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an account; any further positions you apply for, all of your contact information will already be saved!


Monroe, NY, United States of America
Healthcare
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NT629237297
1/14/2021 4:55:55 AM


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