Dental Hygienist at Heartland Dental in Tampa, Florida

Posted in Management 28 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


Our office is looking for a motivated, goal-orientated individual to help provide the most efficient dental care for our community as possible as a Dental Hygienist. As a Dental Hygienist, you will clean teeth and examine patient oral areas, head and neck for signs of oral disease. You will also record and review patient medical histories. Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include:


  • Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments

  • Charting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist

  • Maintaining and sterilizing dental equipment

  • Applying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decay

Requirements:


  • Excellent working knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation

  • Dentrix computer experience a plus

  • Experience using Vizilite, Velscope and/or Diagnodent a plus

  • Leadership skills

  • Valid Dental Hygienist license for Florida

  • Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor's degree a plus

  • CPR Certification


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