The Hygienist works collaboratively with the dental team to provide quality patient care and promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, performing non-surgical periodontal therapy, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of disease and health in the mouth, and performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Dental Hygienists focus on risk assessment and documentation, prevention and treatment of oral diseases, both to protect teeth and gums and to protect patients’ total health
Completes documentation related to treatment performed and recommendations made, including required charting (restorative and periodontal) to support the diagnosis, records of medical/dental history, vital signs and progress notes
Associate or advanced Degree in Dental Hygiene. State-required certification/licensure as required to work as a Dental Hygienist. active CPR certification. One (1) or more years of relevant experience in the dental industry preferred.