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Part Time Hygienist

Company: Daniel J Mueth DDS, PC
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Our office is looking for a PT Dental Hygienist for (1) day a week 7: oo am - 6:30 pm Job Purpose: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.Duties:* Prepares treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.* Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping patient.* Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.* Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.* Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health.* 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.* Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions, providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit.* Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.* Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.* Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.* Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.Skills/Qualifications:Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Bedside Manner, creating a Safe, Effective Environment, Teamwork, Experience with Dentrix, Thoroughness.

Keywords: Daniel J Mueth DDS, PC, St. Louis , Part Time Hygienist, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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