Registered Dental Hygienist

  • Sector: MRS Dental
  • Contact: Akhil Soni
  • Client: Medical Recruitment Strategies
  • Location: Rockville, United States of America
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Expiry Date: 25 May 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH375056_1651269060
  • Contact Email: asoni@medicalrecruitmentstrategies.com

Hygienist, FT or PT (Mon-Thurs 8a-5p)

We are looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist with strong interpersonal skills to join our fast-paced dental office. Experience is preferred and a current dental hygienist license is required.
Job Responsibilities

  • Patient screening procedures, such as assessment of oral health conditions, reviewing health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse
  • Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth
  • Applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides)
  • Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and nutritional counseling)
  • Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health
  • Making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs)
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • Associate or advanced degree in Dental Hygiene
  • State certification/license as required to work as a Dental Hygienist in MD
  • One year or more of relevant experience in the dental industry preferred; but open to no experience for the right candidate
  • Possess a strong commitment to patient care, patient health, teamwork, and quality work
  • Dentrix knowledge a plus