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DENTAL HYGIENIST

(DENTAL)

POSITION SUMMARY

Promote dental health by completing dental prophylaxis, providing oral cancer screening and radiographic studies, charting conditions of decay and disease; performing procedures in compliance with the dental practice act. Teach primary preventive care education.

KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Considerable knowledge of standard practices and procedures in a dental clinic required. Ability to communicate effectively with patients, dentist, staff and community groups required. The ability to understand technical and medical terminology as they relate to dentistry and ability to teach preventive dental education required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from an accredited Dental Hygiene program required. Special requirements: licensed to practice in the State of North Carolina.

Two (2) years’ experience preferred.

CLOSING DATE

Open Until Filled