Dental Hygienist-Part time

We are looking for an energetic Dental Hygienist for our sole-practitioner dental practice in the south OKC metro area. This position is for one day per week to start but has potential to expand to 2 to 3 days per week. Systems are in place that allows the hygienist to focus on dentistry. We are an all digital office using Dentrix Ascend. We have streamlined processes and a great team. We see patients of all ages and average 60 new patients per month.

Starting salary is based on experience in the field and work history.

Required experience:

  • Oklahoma Dental license
  • Prefer 1 year or more experience

Job Description:

 

The Dental Hygienist must be a team player in our practice. Responsibilities include:

 

  • Clean and sterilize instruments, operatory and hygiene supply area.
  • Patient screening procedures such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure/ 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, tooth brushing and flossing.
  • Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health.
  • Taking impressions of patient’s teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs).
  • Performing documentation and office management activities.
  • Maintain records on dental status of patients and services rendered.
  • Take radiographs; trace radiographs required for corrective treatment.
  • Assisting dentist with procedures as required; set up instruments and other equipment.
  • Calling patients for recall and care appointments.
  • Organize hygiene inventory and make request to dental assistant of supplies to be ordered.
  • Cleanliness:
    1. Ensure instruments are spotless and clean
    2. Organize and clean hygiene bay
    3. Clean any other parts of the office that appear dirty or to need cleaning

 

 

Please email us at progressivedental@coxinet.net with your resume and references.

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website: 
https://www.progressivedentalokc.com/

Category
Job Openings
Location
Oklahoma City, OK
Contact Information
Matt McReynolds
4056325561
progressivedental@coxinet.net