Dental Hygienist

Full-time, Part-time Position, Available on: 2024-05-20

At New Concept Dental we are redefining dentistry! As a dental professional you are always caring for others, but we want to care for YOU!

We are a patient-focused group of dental professionals committed to enhancing the lives of our patients. We are dedicated to providing excellent dentistry; staying aligned with the newest technology, in an elevated and collaborative atmosphere. We vow to lead our teams with passion, integrity, and compassion. It is our goal to exceed expectations and to create life-long relationships.

What You Will Do:

Promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographs, charting conditions of decay and disease, and performing procedures in compliance with the Dental Practice Act.

Prepare hygiene room for patients by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.

Prepare patients for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing and seating the patient.

Provide information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.

Maintain instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.

Select materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient’s oral health.

Complete dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins.

Detect disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums, using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession and obtain radiographs

Arrest dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents.

Help dentist manage dental and medical emergencies.

Educate patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions. Provide reminders of next dental hygiene visit.

Document dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories and charting in patient records.

Maintain a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.

Protect patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.

Ensure operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements.

What You Will Bring:

Our ideal candidate will have a minimum of 1- 3 years relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:

Registered Dental Hygienist license

Dental x-ray certification

License to administer local anesthesia (not necessary to apply)

CPR certification

Child-abuse clearance

Good written and verbal communication skills

Problem Solving Skills

Patience and Compassion

Exceptional chairside manner

Why You’ll Love Us:

-Competitive wages
-Work/Life balance
-Support in a growth-minded culture
-Stability and job security
-Career growth opportunities: training, mentorship, professional development
-Investment in personal well-being and growth.

We Offer the Following Benefits:

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Bonus Opportunity

401(k) with company match

Paid Time Off

Holiday Pay

Access to employee benefits at our Medspa

Company: New Concept Dental

Family Dentistry of Ephrata
1065 Sharp Ave
Ephrata, Pa 17522

Contact: Alexis Shock
(717) 823-8914