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Dental Hygienist

Company: James H. Collins, D.M.D.
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Dental Hygienist: - Looking to fill a position for Fridays 8-4 starting in January. - Our office is small family friendly. - Easy no pressure dental practice. - Great practice to start as a new graduate.Job Purpose:Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease. - Duties: * Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols. * Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient. * Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests. * Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments. * Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health. * 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.* Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification.* 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. * Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential. * Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. * Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols. * 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.* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Skills/Qualifications:Use of Dental Technology(Eaglesoft software), Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Bedside Manner, Creating a Safe and Effective Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Thoroughness, Self-Development, CPR cert. -

Keywords: James H. Collins, D.M.D., Boston , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Norfolk, Massachusetts

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