Registered Dental Hygienist

Dr. Hank Gakavian, DDS
Silver Spring, MD
Nov 16, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
$2,500 Sign-on Bonus! Dr. Hank Gakavian, DDS is happy to share an exciting opportunity for a Registered Dental Hygienist! We are looking for someone with a can-do attitude, a proactive nature, and a strong sense of ownership and integrity. In this position, you'll be part of a team striving to provide the Best-In-Class Patient Experience by keeping your patients focused on optimal and necessary treatment needs, such as scaling and root planing, while attending to their individual concerns. You will educate and counsel patients on dental health and oral hygiene. This is an opportunity for you to thrive in an efficient office environment with an outstanding dental team that is well-trained and highly motivated. If you enjoy working in a clinically focused, patient-centric, fully digital dental office then we encourage you to apply today Overview We are looking for an outgoing Registered Dental Hygienist with strong interpersonal skills to join our fast-paced dental office. Experience is preferred and a current dental hygienist license is required. Our modern, fully digital practices provide restorative care, fixed and removable prosthodontics, endodontics, extractions, and implant restorations. Schedule: Mon. - Thurs. 8 am - 5 pm, lunch 1 pm - 2 pm, with Fri. optional Registered Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities * Patient screening procedures, such as assessment of oral health conditions, reviewing health history, oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting, and taking blood pressure and pulse * Removing calculus and plaque (hard and soft deposits) from all surfaces of the teeth * Applying preventive materials to the teeth (eg, sealants and fluorides) * Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain oral health; (eg, tooth brushing, flossing, and nutritional counseling) * Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral health * Making impressions of patient's teeth for study casts (models of teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs) * Other duties as assigned * Knowledge of periodontal treatment * Eaglesoft knowledge Registered Dental Hygienist Qualifications * Associate or advanced degree in Registered Dental Hygienist * State certification/license as required to work as a Registered Dental Hygienist * One year or more of Registered Dental Hygienist experience preferred, but open to no experience for the right candidate. * Possess a strong commitment to patient care, patient health, and quality work. Benefits for Full-Time Employees* * PTO, paid holidays, office closure days * Medical * Vision * Dental allowance * 401(k) Eligibility * And many more! *Benefits subject to change and eligibility Our Mission & Values: Drive All Decisions and Actions To Make Our Teams, Practices, and Patients Happier and Healthier! * Positive Energy We are enthusiastic, empathetic, compassionate, optimistic, generous, kind, and passionate. * Partnership Work collaboratively together to achieve shared goals. We accomplish more together than as individuals. We are better together. * Communication Set clear expectations and feedback to our patients and team members. * Growth - We strive to continuously improve and are goal-oriented. We grow always in all ways. PI196445054

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