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Dental Hygienist

Company: Gentle Dental
Location: Tucson
Posted on: June 9, 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. Competitive hourly base pay ($30.00 - $45.00/hr or applicable range) with additional bonus opportunity. Schedule: Part Time 2-3 days per week Locations: Gentle Dental Broadway 5311 East Broadway Tucson, AZ 85711, USA Gentle Dental Irvington 1360 W. Irvington Rd Suite 180 Tucson, AZ 85746, 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). Part Time Benefits: - Competitive base salary - Opportunity for monthly bonus compensation - Continuing Education - Paid Malpractice - 401K plan - Benefits that support childcare needs - Sick Time (1 hour per 40 hours worked) - Wellness Programs - Positive and supportive work environment - Direct contribution to improving patients' oral health and overall well-being Apply today! Employment Type: Part Time

Keywords: Gentle Dental, Tucson , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Tucson, Arizona

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