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Southside Community Health Services

4243 4th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN, United States

Phone: 612-821-2012
Web Site: www.southsidechs.org

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Registered Dental Hygienist


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Job ID:

3516

Location:

Minneapolis, MN, United States 

Category:

Dental
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Job Views:

56

Zip Code:

55409

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

08.25.2017
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Occupations:

Medical-Health: Dental Assistant-Hygienist

Job Description:


This position exists to provide dental hygiene/prophylaxis and oral health education to dental clinic patients.  Prepare patient for treatment, seat patient and answer patient questions, review patient’s medical history and take blood pressure as needed, document in patient’s chart any changes and review with patient and dentist.  Take necessary x-rays as ordered by supervising dentist.  Document in patient’s chart the type and number of films taken.  Perform full mouth debridement, root planning and scaling.  Perform initial and periodic charting of the oral cavity; not limited to but including chief complaint, level of patient’s oral hygiene degree of calculus and plaque, bone loss, and existing restorations.  Perform full mouth periodontal probing with evaluation of periodontium and dental charting.  Complete dental prophylaxis including scaling and polishing as needed for adult and child patients.  Apply preventative materials as prescribed by the treating dentist, including fluoride varnish and pit and fissure sealants.

Job Requirements:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Graduate of an accredited school of dental hygiene.
  • Registered Dental Hygienist – current active Minnesota State Dental Hygiene License required.
  • Two years of experience is highly recommended.