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Dental Hygienist

Saint Helena Island, SC

Order: 1809673
DirectHire

Full time position available now in beautiful Beaufort by the sea! A fantastic place to work and live!

 

 

You will be responsible for:

Patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting and taking blood pressure and pulse

Taking and developing dental radiographs (x-rays)

Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth

applying preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides)

Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health

Making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs)

Performing documentation and office management activities