Dental Hygienist
All About Kids Pediatric Dentist - Stamford, CT

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Duties and Responsibilities: * Set up and prepare dental equipment and instruments before patients arrive.* Review charts and daily schedule.* Perform patient screening procedures; such as assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history, head and neck inspection, dental charting.* Take and develop dental radiographs (x-rays) and intraoral pictures as need it.* Remove calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth. * Apply preventive materials to the teeth (e.g., sealants and fluorides).* Demonstrate patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (e.g., tooth brushing, flossing and mouth rinse). * Explain the relationship between healthy diet, good nutrition and oral health.* Clean and set up dental chair for the next patient.* Review documentation and charting and the end of the day.* Stock dental hygiene materials and supplies.* Clean and restock the room for next day.* Hygienist will work as a member of the dental 'team' helping assistants when there is dead time.* Report directly to the Clinical Supervisor.
Licensed in the State of ConnecticutCurrent CPRAll proper vaccinations, including Hepatitis A and B, as well as Tetanus