Dental Hygienist - Journey - Davidson

East Carolina University Greenville , NC 27833

Posted 2 months ago

Technical: This position will be under the direct supervision of a qualified dentist to perform the following: 1) Review and revise patient histories and to record patient's vital signs; 2) Help to acquaint patients with preventive oriented practice philosophy; 3) Chart existing restorations on new patients, as well as the existence of clinical, present disease; 4) Perform thorough oral prophylaxes (cleanings) on scheduled patients which include proper use of ultrasonic cleaning devises, scaling instruments, polishing and flossing; 5) Educate, motivate, and reinforce proper rationale and methods of plaque removal and control, with appropriate nutritional guidance as well; 6) Apply topical fluorides and occlusal sealants on indicated patients; 7) Make appropriate study models on indicated patients; 8) Explain treatment alternatives to patients; 9) Record specific treatment performed on patient chart, as well as other patient information as needed; 10) Expose, process, and mount necessary x-rays; 11) Aid in chairside assisting as necessary; 12) Handle sharpening, sterilizations, and maintenance of all instruments and equipment; and 13) Help to reconfirm and appoint patients.

Escort patients to and from operatories; Clean and disinfect operatories between patient visits; keep operatories well supplied with necessary materials; help to maintain and manage patient recall system; aid with front desk duties if necessary; and participate in all staff meetings. Educate, motivate, and reinforce all patients in the proper rationale and methods of plaque removal and control. Advise individual patients or groups of patients concerning proper nutritional guidance.

Participates in the education of dental students and dental residents. HSH SODM CPDREG2 SLC8 Davidson Gen employment@ecu.edu (East Carolina) Davidson employment@ecu.edu (East Carolina) Technical: This position will be under the direct supervision of a qualified dentist to perform the following: 1) Review and revise patient histories and to record patient's vital signs; 2) Help to acquaint patients with preventive oriented practice philosophy; 3) Chart existing restorations on new patients, as well as the existence of clinical, present disease; 4) Perform thorough oral prophylaxes (cleanings) on scheduled patients which include proper use of ultrasonic cleaning devises, scaling instruments, polishing and flossing; 5) Educate, motivate, and reinforce proper rationale and methods of plaque removal and control, with appropriate nutritional guidance as well; 6) Apply topical fluorides and occlusal sealants on indicated patients; 7) Make appropriate study models on indicated patients; 8) Explain treatment alternatives to patients; 9) Record specific treatment performed on patient chart, as well as other patient information as needed; 10) Expose, process, and mount necessary x-rays; 11) Aid in chairside assisting as necessary; 12) Handle sharpening, sterilizations, and maintenance of all instruments and equipment; and 13) Help to reconfirm and appoint patients.

Escort patients to and from operatories; Clean and disinfect operatories between patient visits; keep operatories well supplied with necessary materials; help to maintain and manage patient recall system; aid with front desk duties if necessary; and participate in all staff meetings. Educate, motivate, and reinforce all patients in the proper rationale and methods of plaque removal and control. Advise individual patients or groups of patients concerning proper nutritional guidance.

Participates in the education of dental students and dental residents. employment@ecu.edu (East Carolina) 38063



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