Dental Hygienist in Madison

Madison, South Dakota
Health & Social Care, Practitioner & Technician
Job Type
US$ 30.00 - US$ 35.00 per hour
Reference Number
Coequyt,Elisa, Spherion
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Job Description

Work with the dentist to meet the oral health needs of patients. Some of the services provided by dental hygienists may include:
- 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 and pulse
- taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)
- 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)
- performing documentation and office management activities

Working hours: M - Tues - Th - Friday

Requires a License

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