Dental Hygienist

The University Of Oklahoma Norman , OK 73071

Posted 4 days ago

POSITION INFORMATION:Provides dental hygiene servicessuch as sterilization, radiograph processing, scheduling, emergency response,and charting.

REPRESENTATIVEDUTIES:

  • Dental Hygiene. Performs dental prophylaxis, topical fluorideapplication, and oral hygiene instruction. Places sealant, administers local anesthesia and nitrous oxideanalgesia.

  • Sterilization. Prepares instruments for sterilization.

    Sanitizes instruments in attempts to controlinfection. Cleans and sanitizes unitsafter patient treatment.

  • Radiograph Processing. Exposes and processes radiographs.

  • Scheduling. Schedules appointments and calls patients toconfirm. Assists office staff withpatient recall system.

  • Emergency Response. Responds to emergencies and assists withfirst aid procedures.

  • Charting. Updates patient charts and performs periodontal charting.

  • As Needed. Performsvarious duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Dental Hygiene

Certifications/ Licenses: Licensed to practice

Dental Hygiene in the State of Oklahoma plus a CPR certification

Equivalent/ Substitution: Will accept an Associate'sDegree in Dental Hygiene and 24 months Dental Hygiene experience in lieu of the

Bachelor's Degree.



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