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Dental Hygienist

Dental Hygienist

Job ID 
2017-4065
# of Openings 
1
Job Locations 
US-MD-Waldorf
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Category 
Healthcare

More information about this job

Overview

We are currently looking for a Dental Hygienist for our affiliated practice, Waldorf Smiles, located in Waldorf, Maryland 20602. This is a full-time position working Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 2 Saturdays per month from September - June. Candidate must have an active Dental Hygienist license for the state of Maryland. We prefer a candidate that lives close to the Waldorf area.
As one of the country's largest dental support organizations, we have more than 280 affiliated dental practices throughout thirteen states. Formed in 1991, Dental Care Alliance is a ground-breaking dental support organization created by dentists, and focused on improving the well-being of both patients and dentists. Waldorf Smiles is an affiliated practice with Dental Care Alliance.

Responsibilities

Essential responsibilities include:
- Through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other hygiene-related services, Dental Hygienists are committed to improving the oral health of patients. Candidates must be enthusiastic about their dental work, and willing to provide the highest level of care at all times 
- Under limited supervision, the Dental Hygienist provides oral hygiene dental treatment and oral hygiene care and education in accordance with guidelines approved, issued, and regulated by the state in which they work.
- Patient screening, medical history and dental charting. 
- Application of fluoride and protective sealants. Removal of calculus, stain and plaque from above and below the gum line. 
- Provides nutritional counseling, and self-care programs to prevent disease. 
- Other duties as required

Qualifications

Desired Skills:
 
 
- Graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school. Current state license.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills