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RDH - Dental Hygienist

Company: Suncoast Community Health Centers Inc.
Location: Plant City
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

POSITION TITLE: RDH - DENTAL HYGIENIST

FLSA: EXEMPT

REQUIRED EDUCATION, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited Hygiene program
  • Valid Florida Dental Hygiene License
  • Local anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification preferred
  • Able to work in harmony with other dental staff
  • BLS required.
  • Self-Motivated
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  • Prophylaxis, root planning, polishing, full mouth debridement, and placing sealants
  • Oral hygiene instructions
  • Topical fluoride application
  • Exposing and developing dental radiographs, taking digital x-rays
  • Participate in dental assistant duties such as setting up and breaking down dental operatory
  • Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease, possible cancer, recession or bleeding gums and other oral lesions.
  • Asses dental condition and needs of patients using approved patient screening procedures, including medical history reviews, dental charting, and periodontal charting.
  • Administer local anesthesia in preparation for hygiene procedures and advance dental preventative and periodontal procedures.
  • Cleaning and sterilization of dental hygiene instruments
  • Cleaning and maintenance of dental hygiene equipment and treatment areas
  • Other duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • None


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Keywords: Suncoast Community Health Centers Inc., Lakeland , RDH - Dental Hygienist, Other , Plant City, Florida

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