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Dental Hygienist

Company: Atlantic Periodontics
Location: Northfield
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Atlantic Periodontics is looking for a skilled dental hygienist who can educate and care for the periodontal health of our diverse patient population and improve the oral health of our community. The ideal candidate will be skilled in diagnosing oral diseases, oral hygiene instruction, dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planning and delivery of local anesthesia. Responsibilities Teeth cleaning, which includes removing tartar, plaque and stains using hand, power and ultrasonic tools. Scaling and root planing and administering necessary local anesthesia. Proficiency in taking x-rays. Examining patients for signs of oral health problems, like early periodontal disease, cavities, teeth grinding, and more. Assessing a patient's overall oral health and reporting findings to the periodontist. Educating patients on good oral hygiene and methods for improving and maintaining good oral health, such as the proper way to brush and floss. Documenting patient care and treatment plans. Skills Proven experience as a dental hygienist; periodontal office experience a plus. Knowledge of dental instruments, instrument sharpening and sterilization methods. Understanding of health and safety regulations Good computer skills: Open Dental and DEXIS a plus. Excellent communication and people skills. Attention to detail. Well organized and reliable. RDH required. Local anesthesia certification. X-ray certificate and CPR certified. Company Description Atlantic Periodontics is a high quality, caring periodontal and implant practice located in Northfield, NJ. Our mission is to provide outstanding care and service to the dental community. We follow all CDC, ADA and OSHA guidelines as safety for all comes first.

Keywords: Atlantic Periodontics, Camden , Dental Hygienist, Healthcare , Northfield, New Jersey

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