Montana Dentists Seeking Hygienists

 

Registered Dental Hygienist

04/27/2022
Name of the dentist or dental practice: Twin Cranes Dental Group
Email Address: Twin Cranes Dental Group
Address: 1227 S. Higgins Ave
City: Missoula
State: MT
Zip: 59801
Telephone: 406-728-9442
Fax: N/A
Website: http://www.twincranesdental.com
Opportunity: General Dentist
location: Missoula
Other Info: Twin Cranes Dental is a busy, 3 dentist practice seeking a Dental Hygienist who is organized, enthusiastic, and dependable to join our fast-paced team! The opening is for a full-time position: 34 hour/week position (4-day work week – day off TBD).
Our practice currently has 4 hygienists with several years of experience. This will be a great opportunity for a newly educated hygienist to have some one-on-one mentorship. Our 3 dentists are progressive and supportive to work with as well.

Responsibilities
• Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
• Sterilize dental instruments properly
• Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
• Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries or periodontitis
• Main priority is performing routine prophylaxis, as well as periodontal scaling and root planing
• Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
• Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
• Take X-rays: bitewings, FMX, pano, and 3-D scan
• Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
• Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
• Monitor supplies
Skills
• Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
• In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g., HIPAA)
• Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
• Outstanding communication skills
• A patient and friendly personality
• Attention to detail
• Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job
• Diploma in Dental Hygiene from an accredited program
• Valid license to practice in the State of Montana
Wage will start at $40/hour (DOE) and we do offer paid time off, paid holidays, and a 401k plan.
How to Contact: Please submit a cover letter and resume to contact [AT] twincranesdental [DOT] com.