Dr Terry Griffin

Oakmont , PA

Dental Hygienist

Dr Terry Griffin
Oakmont, PA Full-time
Posted on August 23, 2019

Dental Hygienist

Dental hygienist position available. Tuesday or Thursday evenings, 3 PM - 7 PM. Busy Office. Experience required. Job Description Our growing dental practice needs a dental hygienist to join our team. We serve all demographics of the population, from preschoolers to the elderly, and we operate a busy office. The ideal candidate will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere.

Dental Hygienist responsibilities:

  • Collect medical and dental histories from patients.
  • Chart dental conditions based on dentist's observations and evaluations.
  • Sterilize dental instruments and tools.
  • Instruct patients of all ages on proper dental hygiene and care.
  • Take X-rays of patients' teeth for dentist's use.

Examples of Dental Hygienist skills:

  • Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene required (Bachelor's preferred)
  • Current state license required.
  • 3+ years' experience as a Dental Hygienist.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules.