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Dental Hygienist

Traverse CIty, MI

Posted: 11/13/2023 Industry: Healthcare Other Job Number: 38116

Job Description

Our client, a family dental facility, is seeking a Dental Hygienist to join their team in Kalamazoo, MI!


Pay: $38-$40/hour

Shift: Day Shift (varied start and end times). 40 hours guaranteed!


Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities:
  • Work with administrative staff/front desk staff to schedule hygiene patients with efficiency.
  • Accurately chart each patient’ s periodontal health.
  • Counsel patients on oral health, including the role of nutrition.
  • Apply cavity-preventative agents, such as fluorides and sealants.
  • Perform thorough and gentle prophylaxis to patients. 
  • Take radiographs for patients as prescribed by the dentist.
  • Administer local anesthetics, if allowed by dental practice act.
  • Perform scaling, root planning and selective polishing or patients as appropriate.
  • Review patient health and dental history forms and update as necessary.
  • Counsel patients in Tobacco Cessation.    

Job Requirements

Dental Hygienist Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of current work experience as a Dental Hygienist
  • Michigan Dental Hygiene license - Required
  • Minimum of an associate degree in dental Hygiene
  • BLS (AHA)
  • Cavitron experience – Required
  • Working experience using Dentrix EMR system.
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