Registered Dental Hygienist
Mountain View Dental Associates
Denver, CO US
Posted ago
Mountain View Dental Associates
We’re hiring a dental hygienist who can help us provide incredible dental care to each of our patients! You’ll conduct preliminary dental exams, help dentists with examinations and procedures, and perform thorough dental cleanings so patients walk out with a smile. This role is perfect for someone who loves to care for people and is highly attuned to detail. If you have a passion for educating people about the importance of dental health and are looking to grow your career in dental hygiene, we need to talk. Apply today!
Responsibilities
  • Explain good oral hygiene techniques to patients of all ages, such as thorough brushing and flossing twice daily
  • Clean dental instruments to ensure everything is sterilized properly
  • Keep detailed records of each patient’s visit and update their health history
  • Use x-ray machines to take photos of the patients’ teeth so the dentist can clearly identify cavities or other oral health issues
  • Look for signs of gum disease, infections, or cavities to ensure issues are caught early and can be treated

  • Record any changes to the patient’s health history and document the ongoings of each appointment
  • Inform patients of all ages about how to care for their teeth by brushing and flossing on a regular basis
  • Put patients at ease by talking with them before, during, and after the appointment
  • Perform preliminary dental examinations to get an overview of the patient’s oral health history for the dentist
  • Use x-ray machines to take photos of the patients’ teeth so the dentist can clearly identify cavities or other oral health issues
  • Remove plaque and apply fluoride or other sealants to prevent cavities and tooth decay
  • Check for issues such as gingivitis, periodontitis, or caries so patients can receive care as soon as the problem is identified
  • Sterilize all dental equipment to make sure everything is properly cleaned
  • Work with dentists to decide the best form of treatment for a variety of dental disease

Qualifications
  • Possesses a state license to practice dental hygiene
  • Clear understanding and commitment to following HIPAA regulations and all safety guidelines
  • 1-2 years of work experience as a dental hygienist
  • Current CPR certification
  • Must have at least an associate’s degree in dental hygiene; bachelor’s degree preferred

  • Licensed to practice as a dental hygienist in the state of Colorado

Compensation
$42 - $46 hourly (+hiring bonus)
About Mountain View Dental Associates

Welcome to Mountain View Dental! We are a leading cosmetic and general dentistry practice conveniently located in Denver, Colorado. We understand the importance of good dental hygiene and oral care and are committed to providing our patients with the best care in a fun, pleasant environment. Our commitment is to serve our patients with care and compassion, and we work tirelessly to ensure that their experience in our office is second to none and we have been doing so for over 30 years.

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