Pediatric Dental Hygienist

Pediatric Dental Hygienist

Dental Associates Kids & Orthodontics
Danbury, CT

Job Type: Full-Time


Join Connecticut's premier doctor led multi-specialty group practice, where we deliver patient-centric care with compassion and respect. Committed to exceeding expectations, we proactively seize every opportunity to elevate the patient experience and enhance clinical outcomes.


At Dental Associates of Connecticut, we embody our core values of respect, quality care, and compassion daily, striving to fulfill our mission of fostering the highest quality care for all patients. Our company culture guides our success, which is at the core of everything we do. 


Recent graduates and experienced providers are encouraged to apply!

What we offer:

  • A comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, opportunity to work with an experienced, enthusiastic, and organized team!


Specific job responsibilities of our Dental Hygienists include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform dental hygiene services and procedures, including dental prophylaxis, scaling and root planing, application of fluoride and sealants

  • Detect disease by completing oral cancer screening; feeling and visually examining gums, using probes to locate periodontal disease and to assess levels of recession

  • Selection of materials and equipment for dental hygiene visit by evaluating patient’s oral health

  • Educate patients by giving oral hygiene and plaque control instructions and postoperative instructions

  • Document dental hygiene services by recording vital signs, medical and dental histories, and charting in patient charts

  • Preparation of treatment rooms, ensuring instruments and equipment are sterile

  • Breakdown of treatment rooms, ensuring all instruments are returned for sterilization promptly

  • Take x-rays as necessary and as recommended by the ADA



Requirements:

  • Superior customer service skills, with the ability to infuse personality, empathy, and enthusiasm into each patient contact

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to follow outlined policies and guidelines

  • Possess a professional and positive attitude

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited dental hygiene program

  • Valid license to practice in Connecticut (Registered Dental Hygienist, RDH)


Benefits:

  • 401(k) with matching

  • Employee (and family!) dental plan

  • Flexible spending account

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Referral program

  • Retirement plan


At Dental Associates of Connecticut, an office supported by Archway Dental Partners, we’re committed to supporting you. We’re a supportive collective of outstanding practices with dental excellence as our keystone. We stand for the wellbeing of our providers and patients. Our clinical teams and support system collaborate for the greater good. You’re welcome here. Apply today to learn more and get connected with us. 

Salary: $80,000-$100,000

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