• Dental Hygienist

    Posted: 04/02/2023

    Job Summary: Many clients throughout Madison County are looking to Dental Hygienists on a temporary basis when needed. If you are currently a Dental Hygienist that is looking for some extra hours, this could be the perfect fit for you! The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment: welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping
    • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
    • Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health.
    • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits/stains from teeth and from beneath gums
    • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession; exposing and developing radiographic studies.
    • Arrests dental decay by applying fluorides and other cavity- preventing agents.
    • Maintains patient appearance and ability to masticate by fabricating temporary restorations; cleaning and polishing removable appliances; placing, carving, and finishing amalgam restorations; removing cement from crowns and bridges.
    • Helps dentist manage dental and medical emergencies by maintaining cpr certification, emergency drugs and oxygen supply, and directory of emergency numbers.
    • Educates patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions; providing reminders of time of next dental hygiene visit.
    • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records.

    Location:Madison County, IL
    Position type: Full Time, Direct Hire
    Pay: $35/hr

    Qualifications: The ideal candidate would possess: Use of Dental Technology, Dental Health Maintenance, Infection Control, Health Promotion and Maintenance, Bedside Manner, Creating a Safe Effective Environment, Listening, Teamwork, Administering Medication, Thoroughness, Self-Development

    How to Apply:  Submit a completed application to the Edwardsville office at www.expresspros.com or email your resume to Rachael.Gourley@ExpressPros.com