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Hygienist

Kids Smiles

This is a Full-time position in Philadelphia, PA posted April 28, 2021.

Job Summary

The Dental Hygienist will use preventive, educational and therapeutic methods for controlling oral diseases to help individual patients and groups achieve and maintain oral health. S/he will work under the supervision of Kids Smiles Dentists, including the Clinical Director.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Educates and counsels children and adults on dental health, plaque control, oral hygiene and nutrition and the relationship between oral health and chronic disease;
  • Removes deposits and stains from teeth by scaling and root planning;
  • Assists in the preventive and control of dental caries and gum disease;
  • Selects and uses appropriate fluoride treatments;
  • Exposes and processes dental x-rays;
  • Places sealants on patient’s teeth for preventive care;
  • Dental hygienists work under the supervision of a dentist

Qualifications and Skills

  • Graduated from an accredited Dental Hygiene program (state licensure is mandatory).
  • 1+ years experience as a Dental Hygienist.
  • Ability to provide professional information and educational services to patients.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to perform precise and detailed work.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $31.00 – $38.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure the safety of our employees, we are providing all of the proper PPE a d following all CDC, ADA, and DOL guidelines in PA.

Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 1 – 3 years
Salary: $31 – $38 Hourly
Bonus/Commission: No