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Dental Hygienist (Entry Level) (8094)

Dental Hygienist | El Paso, TX | Contract

Job Description
Dental Hygienist (Entry Level)
Work Location: El Paso, TX

InGenesis currently has several openings for a Dental Hygienist to work with our client located in El Paso, TX. In this role, you will utilize your training and skills to examine patient’s oral cavity and refer those with abnormalities to the dentist, as needed.

So, if you’re ready to provide these patients with the highest level of care, apply today and we’ll reach out to answer any questions you may have!

Job Duties/Responsibilities
• Examine patient's oral cavity to include mouth, throat, and pharynx.
• Record conditions of teeth and surrounding tissues.
• Refer patients to dentist, as needed.
• Provide instructions in proper oral hygiene care.
• Explain the common causes of tooth decay and its relationship to general diet.
• Construct mouth guards and soft night guards.
• Polish restorations and apply pit and fissure sealants.
• Record patients treated.
• Check and maintain instruments to insure working condition.
• Clean, sharpen, and sterilize instruments.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications
• Current Dental Hygienist license, required.
• Training received must include coursework on radiation physics, biology, health, safety/protection, X-ray films/digital radiography, image quality, and radiographic techniques.
• No minimum years of experience are required.
• Current BLS certification, required.