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  • Dental Hygienist

    Nashville, TN 37203

    Posted: 05/24/2023 Industry: Dental Hygienist Pay Rate: $35 - $37

    Job Description

    Job Title: Dental Hygienist

    Job Description:
    Dental Hygienist will play a crucial role in providing excellent oral health care to all patients. You will work closely with dentists and other dental professionals to deliver comprehensive dental services. 

    Typical Responsibilities:
    Perform dental cleanings to remove plaque, calculus, and stains from teeth.
    Take and develop X-ray per dentist's instructions.
    Apply fluoride treatments and sealants to protect teeth from decay.
    Administer local anesthesia, if certified, to ensure patient comfort during procedures.
    Educate patients on proper oral hygiene techniques and provide individualized oral health care instructions.
    Conduct thorough assessments of patients' oral health, including examining gums, teeth, and oral tissues.
    Record and maintain accurate patient records, including medical histories and treatment plans.
    Assist the dentist in other clinical procedures as needed.


    Valid dental hygienist license in the state of Tennessee
    Successful completion of an accredited dental hygiene program
    Proficiency in performing dental cleanings and taking dental x-rays
    Knowledge or oral hygiene techniques and dental care products
    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    Ability to educate and motivate patients to maintain good oral health habits
    Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
    Knowledge of infection control and sterilization protocols.
    BLS/CPR Card (In-Person Class)
    TB Test (Taken within the last 12 months)
    Able to provide 2 professional references

    $35 - 37 an hour

    Health Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Insurance
    Life Insurance
    Disability Insurance
    Referral Program

    Work Schedule:
    Monday through Friday
    8am to 5pm

    Please note that specific job requirements and responsibilities may vary depending on the healthcare facility, specialization, and state regulations.


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