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Dental Hygienist - CMD

Dental Hygienist | Baltimore, MD | Contract

Job Description

THIS POSITION IS BEING RECRUITED 

ON BEHALF OF COMPLETE MOBILE DENTISTRY

 

Dental Hygienist - Ft. Meade

Baltimore, MD

 

Job Summary/Description 

The Dental Hygienist will examine patient's oral cavity to include mouth, throat, and pharynx, and record conditions of teeth and surrounding tissues. Refer patients to dentist who have abnormalities to include cavities, defective fillings, suspicious growths, or periodontal disease. Apply desensitizing and other topical agents to treat abnormalities to include gingivitis and oral ulceration. Instruct patients, individually and in groups, in proper oral hygiene care using materials to include teeth models, displays, slides, toothbrushes, dental floss, disclosing tablets and mirrors. Demonstrate proper techniques of brushing, flossing, and use of necessary periodontal aids. Explain the common causes of tooth decay and its relationship to general diet. Take impressions and construct sports/safety mouth guards and soft night guards for vital bleaching. Polish restorations and apply pit and fissure sealants. Chair side dental assisting when directed by the OIC of the dental clinic. Record patients treated. Check and maintain instruments to insure working condition. Clean, sharpen, and sterilize instruments. Patient Workload, Readiness, and Scheduling. Utilizes the Corporate Dental Application to enter patient specific workload and readiness status and for patient scheduling.
 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Dental Hygienists shall be a graduate of a dental hygiene program that qualifies them to obtain a state license. This training must include coursework on radiation physics, biology, health, safety/protection, X-ray films/digital radiography, image quality, and radiographic techniques that meets or exceeds 42 C.F.R. Part 75 (Credentialing of Radiologic Personnel) requirements. All dental hygienists shall possess an active, current, valid, and unrestricted license in at least one of the 50 states, and/or the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or territories of the United States. The license must remain active, current, valid, and unrestricted during the life of the contract. No minimum years of experience are required.
  • Possess a BLS card through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross program

  

About Complete Mobile Dentistry, Inc.

Complete Mobile Dentistry, Inc. (CMD) started as a dental staffing agency in 2002. Dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants were placed in both temporary and permanent positions.  In 2005, CMD expanded its services to provide on-site dental readiness exams to military personnel throughout the country. CMD’s staff now performs a thorough and accurate dental exam to prevent the service men and women of the Armed Forces from arriving in a deployed environment with dental pain or defect. In June of 2015, we reopened our staffing agency, now a national agency called Complete Dental Staffing. We specialize in providing ideal placement for dental offices of all sizes, ranging from last-minute absences to permanent placement. We provide coverage for dentists, dental assistants, and hygienists. Today, CMD continues to support Logistics Health Incorporated in their work with the United States Armed Forces. Through collaborative efforts, we hope to continually ensure that service members meet medical and dental readiness standards and therefore are able to service our country. It is an honor to be part of such an important mission.

 

EEOC Statement
We support a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer who does not discriminate against employees and applicants for employment on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other classification protected by law.