Registered Dental Hygienist
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Company:
CHAO DENTAL STUDIO
Location:
Santa Clara, CA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Registered Dental Hygienist

Hello there! We have a dental hygienist position open at our office, We are a small family dentistry office and are looking for someone who would fit in with our team. This is a growing practice and we are looking forward to hearing from you :) Email resumes to ------------


We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have 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 or similar role
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 required
Valid license to practice