Dental Hygienist – General Dental Hygienist
Heartland Dental Care - San Antonio, TX

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San Antonio, Texas



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. We also offer quarterly bonuses based on practice profitability that are shared among the dental team. Our extensive training and continuing education opportunities, for both the clinical and business aspects of a dental practice, are unparalleled. We provide personalized hands-on training on cutting-edge technology and procedures as well as world-renowned speakers and a mentorship program to ensure that you are successful with Heartland. Finally, we invest heavily in our employees and prefer to promote from within. If your career ambitions include leadership, you could move into a Practice Administrator, Regional Administrator or Clinical Mentor role if desired. 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 for Dental Hygienist – General Dental Hygienist:

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

Company-provided lab coats

Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture

Benefits available after one year of employment include:
1 week paid vacation time, potential for 2 through our continuing education program

About Heartland Dental Care

Heartland Dental Care is a collection of close to 300 hometown dental practices that currently reside in 17 states. Our company is comprised of over 1750 employees. Our typical facility has 1 doctor and 6 treatment rooms. Normally these facilities produce over $1 million per year.

We feel that our continued success can be attributed to our focus on culture, care and constant and never-ending improvement. Heartland Dental Care offers a career in dentistry unlike any other in the industry! We are an alliance of dedicated and dynamic dentists throughout the United States who are changing the face of dentistry.

As a member of Heartland Dental Care, you will attend extensive training sessions in leading-edge dentistry and customer service. We pride ourselves in providing our dentists personalized hands-on training from many of the best cosmetic dentists in North America. In addition, all of your dental team members receive continuing education that well exceeds the industry norm. We proudly invite you to Come Grow with Us!

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