Dental Hygienist
Brite Hive
Niagara, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

You want an environment that is : Fast Pace, Team-centric, Values YOU

You are a Hygienist who is : Passionate. Hardworking. Obsessed with Teeth : D

Great news! We work with a dental clinic in Markham that is also committed to educating and empowering patients to make the best decisions to improve overall oral health!

As a Remarkable Registered Dental Hygienist :

  • You are p assionate at providing high-quality patient care & excellent customer service.
  • You are hardworking, you go above and beyond for patients.
  • You are obsessed with teeth and always ready, willing to learn, and expand your career
  • Ideally you have previous hygiene experience; but we are open to new grads.

    If this sounds like you, do apply! We look forward to connecting and learning more about you.

    Here's an overview of the role :

    Responsibilities :

  • Prepares Treatment room for patient by adhering to prescribed procedures and protocols.
  • Prepares patient for dental hygiene treatment by welcoming, soothing, seating, and draping.
  • Provides information to patients and employees by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains instrumentation for dental hygiene treatment by sharpening, sterilizing, and selecting instruments.
  • Selects materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient's oral health.
  • Completes dental prophylaxis by cleaning deposits and stains from teeth and from beneath gum margins.
  • Detects disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums; using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession;
  • Taking radiographs and educating patients on the frequency needed
  • 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.
  • Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of dental equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions;
  • troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.

  • Maintains dental supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies;
  • verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Conserves dental resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications;
  • establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Enter and Maintain weekly statistics
  • Documents dental hygiene services by recording vital signs and medical and dental histories; charting in patient records
  • Tracking and / or recording statistics that are needed for measurement by the office
  • Participating in the philosophy of the office standard of care
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