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Dental Hygienist

Kamille and Associates
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
November 29, 2016

Dental Hygienist responsibilities

Must be DC certified

Collect medical and dental histories from patients

Chart dental conditions based on dentist's observations and evaluations

Create molds of patients' teeth in preparation for dentures, bridges and other prostheses

Sterilize dental instruments and tools

Instruct patients of all ages on proper dental hygiene and care

Take X-rays of patients' teeth and develop them for dentist's use

Provide chair-side assistance during dental procedures


Associate Degree in Dental Hygiene required (Bachelor's preferred)

Current state license required

3+ years' experience as a Dental Hygienist

5+ years' experience as a Dental Assistant also accepted

Excellent verbal communication skills

Availability to work overtime, including weekends

Experience working with children preferred

Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules

Current CPR certification required