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The Role:

Aesthetic Dentistry of Manhattan is in search of a Dental Hygienist to join our dedicated team in providing comprehensive dental care to our patients. The Dental Hygienist will play a vital role in promoting oral health, preventing dental diseases, and ensuring a positive experience for our patients. We are seeking a skilled and compassionate professional who is committed to delivering... exceptional dental care.

Primary Responsibilities:

Patient Care:

- Perform prophylactic and therapeutic dental cleanings to support our patients' oral health.

- Perform oral cancer screenings and assess patients' oral health.

- Educate patients on proper oral hygiene practices and preventive care.

Dental Examinations:

- Assist dentists in assessing and documenting patients' oral health.

- Take dental X-rays as required.

- Chart and document periodontal conditions and treatment plans.

Treatment Planning:

- Collaborate with the dental team to develop and discuss treatment plans.

- Provide recommendations for at-home oral care based on patients' needs.

Patient Comfort:

- Ensure patient comfort and manage anxiety during dental procedures.

- Administer local anesthesia and nitrous oxide as needed.

Qualifications:

- Dental Hygiene License: Current license to practice dental hygiene in New York.

- Experience: Minimum of 2 years of experience as a dental hygienist.

- Communication Skills: Excellent verbal communication and patient education skills.

-Team Player: Ability to work collaboratively within a dental team.

- Detail-Oriented: Strong attention to detail and accuracy in documentation.

- Adaptability: Willingness to stay current with industry advancements and embrace new technologies.

- X-ray Proficiency: Proficient in taking and interpreting dental X-rays.

Aesthetic Dentistry of Manhattan is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences
New York NY United States

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