$125,000 annual income potential
Overview: Our Austin practice is searching for a part-time
Registered Dental Hygienist.
$7,500 Sign On Offered! New Grads Welcomed!
Join a neighborhood dental center backed by a national network
We're searching for a Registered Dental Hygienist who wants to
join a truly patient-centric dental group and support the treatment
philosophy which states "disease dictates treatment". In this
highly collaborative position, you will play a vital role in the
success of your practice, ensuring patients are comfortable
throughout their visit and receiving the very best oral health care
possible. At Great Expressions, you'll feel like you're a part of a
local, neighborhood practice while enjoying all of the support of a
stable, national network. Whether you need outside expertise on a
tough case or your practice needs equipment repairs, help is always
just a single phone call away.
Our production model offers you nearly limitless earning
At Great Expressions, you'll enjoy a competitive base salary as
well as incentive compensation based off of a percentage of
production instead of collections, meaning you'll enjoy nearly
uncapped earning potential driven entirely by your work ethic. We
empower you to deliver the care your patients need and we reward
you for your dedication and commitment to hygiene excellence.
Our total rewards offer you more fulfilling way to practice:
* Competitive hourly pay and bonus potential * Dental insurance
* Company-paid uniforms
Our patients rely on us to improve their oral health and we
deliver it - one smile at a time.
Founded in 1982, Great Expressions Dental Centers has
consistently ranked among the nation's leading dental groups,
providing oral health care services, dental education, and setting
new standards for clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. And
we do all of this while keeping a healthy smile affordable and
convenient in a world of tight budgets and busy schedules. Join our
team and help us continue to provide high quality, patient-focused
dental care to our communities.
Your work and life can work together here.
When you join us, you'll enjoy a Dental Hygiene career driven by
flexibility and balance. You'll never have to worry about getting
the hours you need, and to the best of our ability, we'll offer you
the opportunity to tailor your schedule to your family and other
Your safety and wellbeing matter.
To maintain the health of our team members and patients
throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we have implemented a number of
safety measures throughout our practices, including additional
sanitation, providing personal protective equipment, and
maintaining social distancing whenever possible. Our goal is to
make sure you feel as safe as possible at work, so you can focus on
providing exceptional patient care.
Apply now Responsibilities:Depending on the state regulations, a
* Performs oral healthcare and risk assessments which include
but not limited to:
* Evaluates a patient's current health status including all
medications * Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and
oral cancer screening * Completes a comprehensive dental and
periodontal charting that includes a detailed description and
evaluation of the gingiva and periodontium
* Develops a dental hygiene diagnosis based on the oral health
findings * Exposes, processes, and interprets dental radiographs
(x-rays) * Removes biofilm plaque and calculus (soft and hard
deposits) from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below)
the gingival margin (gumline) using dental instruments * Applies
caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the
teeth * Discusses the progress being made toward isolating evidence
that notes the potential association between systemic and oral
health and disease * Provides patient education on biofilm plaque
control and home care protocol by incorporating techniques and
products that will become part of an individualized self- care oral
hygiene program * Counsels and coordinates tobacco cessation
programs * Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition
for maintaining optimal oral health * Ensures that the patient
knows why they need continuing care and that they have a follow up
appointment that is set by the office
* Your qualifications:
* Degree or certificate in Dental Hygiene from an accredited
program and a valid state license * X-Ray/Radiology Certification
where state regulations specify, otherwise preferred * Dental
Assisting Certification required where state regulations specify *
Past experience as a medical assistant, dental assistant, or in a
customer-focused role desired
Take a moment and review our Dental Hygienist Career Page to
learn more about the career path we offer our providers.