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General Responsibilities:
Performs dental measures designed to preserve teeth and prevent the spread of oral diseases.
Required Qualifications...

BA of Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene

Certificate and licenses and registrations

Effective in working with pediatric patients

Ability to handle confidential material

Ability to work independently

Ability to provide services in non-traditional school and community based settings

Physical Effort/Environment:
This position requires the use of finger and hand manipulation using instruments and dental equipment. Lifting up to 25 pounds. Constantly on feet.
Work Schedule Demands:
Thirty-two hours per week, 5 days per week, early morning hours required.Communication Skills:
This position requires the ability to verbally communicate with patients and others clearly and effectively. Written skills.
Confidentiality of Information:
This position requires full access to all dental charts on a daily basis.
Significant Job Functions:
Clinical

Educates patients in dental oral hygiene

Cleans calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath gums

Feels and visually examines gums for signs of disease

Applies fluoride and other cavity preventing agents

Exposes and develops x-ray film

Makes impressions, removes sutures and dressings

Administers local anesthetic agents

Provides sealants

Responsible for infection control, including cleaning instruments and equipment, etc.

Administrative:

Make chart notes

Completes referrals to community providers

Provides written notes to parents on services provided

Completes encounter forms
West Warwick RI United States

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