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Dental Hygienist

Company: Dental Career Services
Location: Janesville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

General Dentistry opening in Janesville, Wisconsin. This and other dental hygienist jobs brought to you by DentistJobCafe.com

SPECIALTY UNIT: Registered Dental Hygienist
LOCATION: Janesville, WI
JOB TYPE: Full Time Permanent

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly skilled Dental Hygienist to join our successful practice in Janesville, WI. The Hygienist Promotes dental health by completing dental prophylaxis; providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies; charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act.


  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies
  • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents
  • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining CPR certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers
  • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

    Job Benefits:

    • Medical
    • In-House Dental
    • Vision
    • Life
    • 401K
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid time off
    • Mentorship and Growth Opportunities


      • License/Certification: Registered Dental Hygienist Required
      • Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance

Keywords: Dental Career Services, Janesville , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Janesville, Wisconsin

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