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We are looking for a Registered Dental Hygienist to help treat patients and promote good oral health practices. Dental Hygienist duties revolve around conducting initial patient screenings, cleaning teeth (e.g. removing plaque) and advising patients on oral health and preventative care. You'll help dentists decide treatments for teeth or gum diseases and handle dental emergencies. As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with Seniors and Special Needs Patients. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we'd like to meet you. A large portion of the dental care we provide consists of examinations, cleanings, extractions, and denture work. We take great pride in the differences we make in our patients lives by providing services they never thought were possible for them in their situation. The rewarding smiles we get from our patients after a job well done are a million times better then those received from patients in general practice. Responsibilities * Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their dental service * Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis * Clean and help protect patients' teeth by completing a variety of dental hygiene procedures (e.g. SRP, Prophy, or apply fluoride) * Educate our patients on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques) * Give instructions to patients after dental procedures * Maintain documentation and charts on each patient Skills * In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g. HIPAA) * Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment * Outstanding communication skills * A patient and friendly personality * Attention to detail * Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job * California RDH License * Valid drivers license Driving is required as treatment is performed in nursing homes, so clean driving record is a must. This position is minimum 3 days per week( **must be available Saturday**) ** Bilingual Preferred** Salary Negotiable DOE Company Description Our company is unique in that we provide dental services exclusively for residents of skilled nursing facilities, something we have been passionately perfecting throughout our nearly 35 years in business. Sadly most nursing home residents are unable to travel outside the facility for dental appointments without costly medical transport. We solve this by bringing the visit to their bedside.Our company is unique in that we provide dental services exclusively for residents of skilled nursing facilities, something we have been passionately perfecting throughout our nearly 35 years in business. Sadly most nursing home residents are unable to travel outside the facility for dental appointments without costly medical transport. We solve this by bringing the visit to their bedside.

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