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Part Time Dental Hygienist - Private Practice (Dental Hygienist )

Company: Dental Career Services
Location: Newton
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

General Dentistry opening in Newton, Kansas. POSITION TYPE: Dentistry SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist LOCATION: Newton, KS JOB TYPE: Part-Time Job Description: We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist in Newton, KS for our outstanding private-practice. The Hygienist Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Responsibilities:

  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient.
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies Job Benefits:
    • 401(k)
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Paid time off / Parental leave Requirements:
      • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
      • Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance Send resume to Click Here to Apply

Keywords: Dental Career Services, Wichita , Part Time Dental Hygienist - Private Practice (Dental Hygienist ), Healthcare , Newton, Kansas

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