Website Central Vermont Dental Center

Part Time or Full Time!

Job Description

We are looking for a Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care.

We are looking for someone who can work any or all days Monday through Thursday.

We treat patients of all types, including many children.  Great place for a new hygienist to start; great place for an experienced hygienist as well.

Responsibilities

Ensure patients feel comfortable
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
Maintain documentation and charts on each patient

 

Skills

Knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
Outstanding communication skills
A friendly personality
Attention to detail
Graduate from an accredited Dental Hygiene program
Valid license to practice in Vermont
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $36.00 per hour

 

To apply for this job email your details to centralvtdental@gmail.com