Thriving Alexandria Dental Practice Seeks Experienced General Dentist or Hygienist

Employer
Floss and Smile Dental Office
Location
Alexandria, Alexandria City, Virginia
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
Feb 22, 2021
Closes
Mar 29, 2021
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time

General Dentist

Northern Virginia (Alexandria) dental office looking for general dentist to join the team of a successful dental practice.  Dental residency or 2 year practice experience required.  All aspects of general dentistry are done at this practice. Exceptional chair side mannerisms, friendly, gentle touch are welcomed.

Dental Hygienist

We are looking for a compassionate, dedicated and friendly Dental Hygienist to join the Floss and Smile team. In this role you will promote good oral health practices, conduct initial patient screenings, clean teeth (e.g. removing plaque and tartar) and advise patients on oral health and preventative care. You’ll help the dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have current and deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules. Also, having a gentle touch and good eye for oral diseases and anomalies will help you shine. If you are interested in being a part of a wonderful, family oriented dental team we’d like to meet you.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontists
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
  • Monitor supplies

Skills

  • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist
  • Up-to-date on current dental hygiene knowledge and services for patients
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA)
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • Attention to detail
  • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
  • Diploma in Dental Hygiene; Master’s is a plus
  • Valid license to practice

Office Hours: M-Th (8am - 5:30pm / closed for lunch (1-2)

Job Type: Full-time

 

Interested applicants please contact office at 703-212-0602 or email to info@flossandsmile.com

www.flossandsmile.com

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