Our Lewisville dental office is seeking a qualified and motivated Full-Time Dental Hygienist who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a team and grow personally and professionally within our Great Expressions family! GEDC is a leader in providing premier preventative dental care, orthodontics and specialty care.
We are looking for a team oriented individual who is outgoing with impressive communication skills, organized, professional, service minded and willing to go above and beyond the basic responsibilities of the job. As a Dental Hygienist, you will be our dental health educators for our patients, you will be utilizing your knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat diseases and/or abnormalities, you will work with both the dentist and patient to resolve any active diseases including caries or periodontal disease and much more.
Great Expressions has a passionate focus on all aspects of the patient journey and delivering a positive experience; we also are motivated to deliver a positive experience and growth opportunities for our Dental Hygienists since YOU are the reason for our patients' experiences.
When you join our team, you benefit in many ways:
Exciting Team Environment
Competitive Pay and Bonus Potential
Medical, Vision and Dental coverage offered
Hospital Indemnity Coverage
Paid Holidays and Vacation Time (8 paid holidays plus 1-2 week(s) vacation time)
Company Paid Uniforms
401k, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability plans
ID theft protection
Opportunity for Career Advancement/Recognition and Growth with a Rapidly Growing Company
Power of One Rewards
Convenient New Hire Orientation for all team members
If you are ready to begin a new phase in your career, then now is the time to join our rapidly growing team; we are excited to hear from you!
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Depending on the state regulations, a Dental Hygienist:
Performs oral healthcare and risk assessments which include but not limited to:
Evaluates a patient's current health status including all medications
Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening
Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description and evaluation of the gingiva and periodontium
Develops a dental hygiene diagnosis based on the oral health findings
Exposes, processes, and interprets dental radiographs (x-rays)
Removes biofilm plaque and calculus (soft and hard deposits) from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below) the gingival margin (gumline) using dental instruments
Applies caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the teeth
Discusses the progress being made toward isolating evidence that notes the potential association between systemic and oral health and disease
Provides patient education on biofilm plaque control and home care protocol by incorporating techniques and products that will become part of an individualized self- care oral hygiene program
Counsels and coordinates tobacco cessation programs
Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition for maintaining optimal oral health
Ensures that the patient knows why they need continuing care and that they have a follow up appointment that is set by the office
Completion of accredited Dental Hygiene program
National and/or Active State RDH license
Maintain a current license to practice including certifications as appropriate
Passion for patient education
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