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Hygiene Assistant

Company: Winslett & Walls Dental Excellence
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

We are a general dentistry practice whose mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality of dental care in a safe and positive environment. We strive to continuously focus on patient care and satisfaction, while having the greatest respect for our fellow team members and the roles they provide for our overall culture and alignment. We are seeking a Dental Hygiene Assistant to join our team. Your role will be to work closely with a dental hygienist in treating hygiene patients. Clinical duties include coronal polishing, equipment preparation and sterilization, preparing patients for treatment, assisting the dentist or hygienist during treatment, and providing patients with instructions for oral healthcare procedures. As a member of the Hygiene department, you will work with Dental Hygienists and Dentists and report to our Hygiene Team Leader. What You Will Do: Build and maintain relationships with our patients and staff Become familiar with doctors' restorative treatment philosophies Record periodontal examinations and existing restorations Record clinical notes in the computer Take x-rays and intraoral photos per office protocols Educate patients about their dental health as it relates to overall health and the importance of good oral hygiene, with instructions customized to their situation Sterilize instruments, setting up trays Maintain OSHA and HIPAA compliance What You Will Bring: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3+ years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: X-Ray Certificatioin Coronal Polishing Why You'll Love Us: At Winslett & Walls Dental Excellence, we are more than just a dental office, we are a community of passionate, experienced dental professionals with more than a century of combined experience. We strive to not only provide patients with the highest-quality dental care possible, but to also educate patients on various measures they can take in their own home to improve their dental health. Our doctors continue their training at various dental institutes around the country and utilize the most advanced dental technologies and materials, to stay at the forefront of modern dentistry. We foster an environment of unity and connection in our office team. We offer the following benefits: Pay based on experience Health Insurance Life Insurance 401(k) Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) Flexible Schedules Holiday Pay Paid Time Off Dental Care Uniforms and Uniform Allowance Profit-sharing Bonus Opportunities Recognition of birthdays and anniversaries (and cake!) DEI Statement: We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that ensures the happiness and success of each of our associates. We pride ourselves on hiring, training, and retaining a community of employees from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. EOE Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: Yes

Keywords: Winslett & Walls Dental Excellence, Wilmington , Hygiene Assistant, Other , Wilmington, North Carolina

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