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Dental Hygienist - Schofield Barracks, HI
at Centralcare, Incorporated
* Competitive Compensation
* Additional SCA compensation covering Insurance Premiums
* 10 Paid Federal Holidays
* Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life, and Disability.
Perform a full range of dental hygienist procedures
Review and complete preliminary dental examinations for new periodontal and recall patients. Oversee and manage periodontal patient recall programs.
Review patient's medical and dental history for evidence of past and present conditions such as medical illnesses and use of drugs
Examine teeth and surrounding tissues for evidence of caries, periodontal disease and then record findings
Inspect head and neck, examine mouth, throat and pharynx for evidence of disease such as oral cancer and/or soft tissues pathosis
Expose, develop and interpret radiographs to identify tooth structure, periodontal support and other abnormalities
Perform pit and fissure sealant applications
Develop dental hygiene treatment plans for patients including assessment of the problem, type and extent of treatment required
Polish teeth and apply disclosing solutions, fluorides, desensitizing agents and other topical medications to the teeth
Provide oral prophylaxis, preventive dentistry procedures and non-surgical periodontal therapy to active duty military personnel and eligible beneficiaries
Note: This position is contingent on a government award and is renewable on an annual basis. Applicants are expected to commit for a minimum of six months.
Possess a degree or certificate in dental hygiene from a school or dental hygiene approved by the Council on Dental Education of the ADA
Hold a current, unrestricted license to practice dental hygiene in any one of the fifty States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, or the U.S. Virgin Islands
Have experience as a dental hygienist for at least 12 months within the preceding 24 months, OR have graduated from an ADA approved dental hygiene program within the preceding 12 months
Have either (a) successfully completed at least 12 classroom hours of continuing dental hygiene education within the preceding 18 months which maintain skills and knowledge in dental hygiene and preventive dentistry OR (b) graduated from an ADA approved dental hygiene program within the preceding 12 months.
7010 Little River Turnpike, Suite 335
Annandale, VA 22003
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