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Hygiene Assistant - Columbia, MO at Heartland Dental in Columbia, Missouri

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Hygiene Assistant


Become Part of our Successful Dentistry Team as a Hygiene Assistant

This position is more than a job, it's an opportunity to learn and grow with a terrific dental team. We're dedicated to offering proficient, trustworthy dental services and care, and the Hygiene Assistant position will play a large role in that. If this sounds like a good fit, we would love to hear from you.


We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package. Additionally, Heartland Dental's extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms. Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Heartland Dental's network of supported locations is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new opportunities will be created to support that growth.

Additional benefits:

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance

  • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees

  • Vision care support

  • Life insurance

  • 401(K) retirement plan

  • 6 paid holidays off

  • Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture

  • Potential for 2 weeks vacation available

The Hygiene Assistant supports the clinical treatment care of patients. Other functions include sustaining patient comfort, managing supplies, listening to patients' needs and educating them on dental procedures, working efficiently to maintain Hygienist's schedule and adhering to all OSHA and safety policies and procedures. The Hygiene Assistant will also organize and maintain lab equipment, take and develop x-rays and provide comprehensive post-op dental procedures to patients. The ideal Hygiene Assistant candidate should possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills, a superior knowledge of dentistry and dental terminology, a friendly, outgoing demeanor and excellent organizational skills.

  • Superior knowledge of dental assistant procedures and terminology

  • Excellent communication and patient care skills

  • Friendly, positive demeanor

  • Strong Interpersonal skills and relationship building skills

  • Good manual dexterity

  • Strong computer skills and the ability to learn new programs

Heartland Dental provides all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.