Dental Hygienist – General Dental Hygienist
Heartland Dental Care 54 reviews - Saint Joseph, MO

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An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist.

If you’re searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. Heartland Dental Care is looking for a motivated, goal-orientated individual to help provide the most efficient dental care for our community as possible as a Dental Hygienist. At Heartland Dental Care, opitmal dentistry and patient care is of utmost importance, so join our team today!

J ob Responsibilities for Dental Hygienist – General Dental Hygienist:

As a Dental Hygienist with Heartland, you will clean teeth and examine patient oral areas, head and neck for signs of oral disease. You will also record and review patient medical histories.

Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include:

Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments

Charting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist

Maintaining and sterilizing dental equipment

Applying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decay

Job Requirements

Ability to prepare dental equipment and instruments

Excellent working knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation

Ability to travel at least every other weekend a month for training, occasionaly out of state

Dentrix computer experience a plus

Experience using Vizilite, Velscope and/or Diagnadent a plus

Experience using electronic medical records a plus

Leadership skills

Education Requirements

Valid Dental Hygienist license

Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor’s degree a plus

CPR Certification

At Heartland Dental Care, we understand that our employees work hard, so we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package as well as continuing educational opportunities that exceed the industry norm. Our extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled. Finally, we invest heavily in our employees and prefer to promote from within. If your career ambitions include leadership, we have many opportunities for you. Our business is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new positions will be created to support our growth.

Additional benefits:
Medical and prescription drug insurance

Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus lab fees

Vision care support

Life insurance

401(K) retirement plan

6 paid holidays off

Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture

Potential for 2 weeks vacation available

About Heartland Dental Care

Heartland Dental Care is a collection of 375 affiliated hometown dental offices that currently reside in 19 states. Our company is comprised of over 5,000 employees. Heartland Dental Care provides dentists and team members' leadership and support through continuing education and services such as staffing, human resources, purchasing, marketing, administration, financial and information technology.
We proudly invite you to Come Grow with Us!

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