Company Info

Lake Minnetonka Dental
109 Bushaway Rd Ste 300
Wayzata, MN, United States
Phone: 9524750225
Web Site: www.lakeminnetonkadental.com

Registered Dental Hygienist

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Job ID:

5097

Location:

Wayzata, MN, United States 

Category:

Dental

Salary:

$37.00 per hour
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Job Views:

71

Zip Code:

55391

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

08.28.2018
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Job Description:

-Perform the usual and customary chairside procedures of a dental hygienist such as scaling and root planing, fluoride treatments and application of sealants, making patient comfort top priority

-Update patient's health history at each appointment

-Take and develop any necessary radiographs

-Chart existing restorations, missing teeth and pocket depths if needed

-Assist the Doctor with his or her examination of the patient

-Communicate effectively any treatment needs per the Doctor's treatment plan, segmenting the needed appointments and documenting this on the treatment plan

-Communicate to the patient what their needs are, what it will take to gain optimum oral health and what will happen if the treatment is not performed

-Make financial arrangements with the patient if the treatment advisor is not available

-Give oral hygiene instructions to patients, communicating as effectively as possible and using any visual aids necessary

-Communicate clearly to patients any pre-op or post-op instructions per doctor's orders

-Document completely and accurately on progress notes any treatment performed as well as notation of anything else concerning the patient's visit to the office

-Consistently follow all OSHA guidelines and Universal Precautions regarding infection control and safety-Maintain a clean and uncluttered appearance in the operatories

-Maintain equipment according to manufacturer's guidelines

-Assist clinical staff with tasks such as sterilization or hygiene inventory control when needed

-Maintain recall system

Job Requirements:

Bachelors degree from an accredited school with a current state license. CPR and first aid training required, as well as knowledge of radiation safety is mandatory. New graduates or experienced candidates welcomed to apply!