Dental Hygienist

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Posted On: Wednesday, 26th April 2023
Category: Dental Provider
Department: Dental
Shift: Week Days
Location: Boydton
380 Washington St
Job Type:
32 hr/week
Education: Other Diploma/Certificate
Duration: permanent

Job Description:


Cleans teeth and examines oral areas as well as head and neck for signs of oral disease.  May educate patients on oral hygiene, take and develop x-rays, or apply fluoride or sealants.  Works as part of a care team that practices evidenced based medicine in a Patient Centered Medical Home model of care.

Preferred Skills:



  • Provide general and comprehensive dental hygiene services and supervise dental and clinical staff.
  • Assist with the development, implementation and monitoring of clinical dental policies and procedures. 
  • Diagnose and evaluate dental conditions within scope of practice and maintaining accurate dental records to support diagnose/evaluation. 
  • Interpret x-rays and treat mouth diseases.  Provide treatment as needed.
  • Perform emergency evaluation on patients to reduce or eliminate pain.  Assess treatment options and agree on treatment plan with patients.
  • Instruct/educate patients in oral hygiene and dental care.
  • Train and evaluate assigned dental staff.