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Dental Hygienist

Dentistry 10 Med Park Suite A

Full Time

Day Shift

4194

Associate's Degree
CPR Required
1 year of experience required

Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group Core Values All team members are expected to be knowledgeable and compliant with the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group's core values of Service, Excellence, Professionalism, Partnership, Integrity, Accountability, and Transparency.

 

Job Summary:

Performs routine dental prophylaxis, participates in patient education, trains dental hygiene students with minimal supervision. May require access to storage areas where medications are kept and carry out a procedure that requires the use of medications. 

Responsibilities:

Perform oral prophylaxis:  remove hard and soft deposits and stains from the surfaces of teeth; polish all surfaces of teeth.

Apply topical fluoride to the teeth.

Expose and develop radiographs.

Give oral hygiene instruction and counseling.

Provide nutrition and dietary counseling.

Make and confirm appointments.

Review medical and dental health history.  Take and record blood pressure.

Chart dental disease.

Requirements:

Education: Associate degree in dental hygiene.

Experience: At least one year of experience.

Licensure, Registry, or Certification: Current registry with South Carolina State Board of Dentistry. CPR or HeartSaver required.

Special Training: Must possess skills necessary to treat patients of all ages.

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