Seeking 2 Dental Hygenists

Job description

We are looking for Dental Hygienists to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Dental Hygienists will conduct initial patient screenings, clean teeth (e.g. removing plaque), and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You'll help dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we'd like to meet you.


Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
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 or dental impressions
Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
Monitor supplies


Proven experience as a Dental Hygienist or similar role
In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
Outstanding communication skills
A patient and friendly personality
Attention to detail
Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
Diploma in Dental Hygiene; Master's is a plus
Valid license to practice
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $40.00 - $45.00 per hour, commensurate with experience

Medical specialties: Pediatrics
Schedule: 8 hour shift
Education: Associate's Degree (Preferred)
Language: Spanish (Preferred)
License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist (Required)
Dental License (Required)

Work Location: HFH, 2 E. Main Street, Hartford, MI