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Dental Hygienist

Company: Gentle Dental
Location: Lebanon
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Gentle Dental is seeking an enthusiastic and outgoing Dental Hygienist to join our vibrant dental practice. The ideal candidate is a personable professional who is passionate about dental health and enjoys building strong relationships with patients. The role involves performing dental hygiene procedures, educating patients on best oral hygiene practices and products, and practicing proactively. Responsibilities Include: Patient Care: Conduct thorough hygiene procedures to include: scaling and root planing, gingivitis scaling, and prophylaxis. Assessment: Perform comprehensive periodontal charts, medical history assessments, and caries risk assessments. Patient Education: Educate patients on hygiene treatments needed based on medical and periodontal assessments. X-Rays: Take digital radiographs as necessary for patient diagnosis. Treatment Planning: Assist in developing personalized AAP and ADA based treatment plans per patient need, based on assessments and dentist recommendations. Collaboration: Work closely with dentists and other dental professionals to ensure coordinated patient care. Patient Interaction: Engage patients in a friendly, reassuring manner, while addressing any concerns or questions they may have. Documentation: Maintain accurate patient records and documentation of treatment plans and completed procedures. Infection Control: Adhere strictly to infection control protocols and maintain a clean and sterile working environment. Pay Hourly rate between $45.00 - $55.00 per hour Schedule: This position is open to full time candidates Location: Gentle Dental Lebanon 2040 S. Santiam Hwy Lebanon, OR 97355, USA Requirements: Education: Degree or certification in Dental Hygiene from an accredited institution. License: Valid state dental hygiene license. Other licenses/certifications: CPR, Local Anesthesia, Nitrous Oxide Sedation, Laser Certification (where required). Benefits: Employee Assistance Program Medical and pharmacy, dental, vision (for employees and their families) Basic life, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance 6 Paid holidays and 2 Paid floating holiday PTO (80 hours per year for hourly) 401k plan and deferred compensation plan Referral Bonuses ($600-$2,500 depending on role) Positive and supportive work environment Direct contribution to improving patients' oral health and overall well-being Apply today! Employment Type: Full Time

Keywords: Gentle Dental, Albany , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Lebanon, Oregon

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