The Registered Dental Hygienist’s role is to evaluate the patient’s dental hygiene and health and perform and instruct patients on preventative dental care. Regular duties include but are not limited to: removal of calculus, stains and plaques from above and below the gum line: apply caries preventative agents; instruct patients on plaque control and dental hygiene, remove sutures, polish and raconteur amalgam restorations and perform preliminary examinations including but not limited to, periodontal charting, soft tissue examinations, charting of lesions, existing and missing teeth, classify occlusions and administer local anesthetics, nitrous oxide and oxygen.
Ability to put patients at ease
BS in related field with minimum of 3 years related experience
Valid California state hygiene license
Ability to obtain an NPI
INTERPERSONAL AND ORGANIZATIONAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Strong communication skills
Exceptional human relation skills
Ability to work with people of all ages
Ability to relate, communicate with, and work with people from different backgrounds and cultures
Ability to handle conflict and get along with people
Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and coworkers, even under pressure
Ability to work with interruptions and to manage multiple priorities
Accuracy in basic math
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For almost eighty years the West Coast District Dental Association has maintained a significant role in the personal and professional develo...