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