Dental Hygienist

Premiere Dental Spa

Huntsville, AL

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Huntsville, AL, US
LOCATION
Huntsville, AL
POSTED
12 days ago

 

Premiere Dental Spa is recruiting a FT Registered Dental Hygienist for our Huntsville, AL location who is Energetic, Enthusiastic, Self-Motivated and a Self-Starter. Candidate must be professional, able to multitask, pay attention to detail, posses excellent communication skills while working in a fast paced environment within a team, as well as, independently. Candidate must have at least 3yrs of experience as a RDH (please do not apply if you have no prior exp.)

Essential Job Functions

  • Ensures appropriate standard of care therapy is achieved while assisting dentist with providing hygiene, periodontal/dental care and treatment
  • Accurately provides hygiene assessments, creates treatment plans based on dentists diagnosis, and conducts oral and overall health care education and instruction for patients.
  • Conducts complete assessment of patient teeth, bone, and periodontal tissues determining the presence of any abnormalities or suspected diseases or conditions
  • Ensures immediate attention is given by dentist regarding suspected lesion in the mouth or on the teeth
  • Demonstrates proficient skills in the removal of soft and hard deposits and extrinsic stain from teeth, using hand instruments, ultrasonic cavitron insets and prophy hand pieces
  • Educates patients on best practices for good oral hygiene; makes recommendations as to appropriate products or devices for home oral care
  • Perform prophylaxis in the absence of periodontal disease of gingivitis
  • Conducts full mouth debridement, either as a first stage gingivitis therapy, or to remove interfering calculus to further enable a more accurate diagnosis and treatment plan
  • Accurately perform root planning as a periodontal therapy
  • Place locally- administered antibiotics as supportive periodontal therapy
  • Implement irrigation and desensitizing procedures or products as adjunctive to periodontal therapy
  • Proficiently conduct X-rays (intraoral and extraoral)
  • Perform in-office whitening procedures, including applying gingival isolation, initial and subsequent bleaching gel, and curing gel
  • Apply cavity-preventative agents, such as fluorides, pit and fissure sealants
  • Make recommendations as to patients' recare interval and follow-up needs

Non Essential Functions:

  • Clean and prepare operatory per guidelines prior to patient appointment
  • Sterilize equipment and operatories per OSHA guidelines
  • Assist other team members, including front office responsibilities
  • Follow all OSHA and BBP (Blood borne Pathogen) federal guidelines.

Licensures/Certifications:

  • Valid Dental Hygienist certification in good standing with the State of Alabama
  • Minimum Associates degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelors degree a plus
  • Current BCLS (CPR) certificate

Job Type: Full-time

 


Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 1 - 3 years
Salary: $18 - $27 Hourly
Bonus/Commission: No

About the Company

Premiere Dental Spa