Registered Dental Hygienist
- Grand Haven, MI, USA
What started as a passion for a fresh and proactive approach to dental care has evolved to become Michigan’s first and only multi-specialty practice. It’s unique energy and community involvement infused the West Michigan area with a new expected standard of quality dental care. Smile Dental Partners is America’s first multi-specialty dental practice integrating adult dentistry, pediatric dentistry, and orthodontics together under one roof. Smile’s unique, integrated approach to delivering dental care provides patients with a convenient, one-stop shop for the entire family, in-house surgical resources with minimal wait time, and a high-touch patient experience. At Smile, our passion is to reimagine dentistry and how people experience it.
Dental Hygienists play an essential role in patient education and preventative dental care while also working in partnership with our doctor(s). Our Hygienists focus on building relationships with patients and having strong communication in order to deliver an exceptional patient experience. By joining our practice, you will have:
Clinical Autonomy (90 minutes for new Patients)
Modern Office Setting (digital, 3D scanners, instruments, etc)
Work Life Balance (Monday-Thursday 8AM-5PM)
1 week PTO, 8 Paid Holidays, and 1 week Sick Time
Professional Growth and Leadership Opportunities
Perform hygiene clinical procedures, including cleanings, prophy, periodontal maintenance, scaling and root planning, sealants, fluoride, oral cancer screenings and x-rays
Educate patients on the importance of oral hygiene, as well as instructions and demonstrations of effective oral hygiene methods
Communicate with doctor where there are opportunities in patients for restorative and/or periodontal needs
Obtain and review dental history and/or records from patient (review patient health history and care slips) and ensure health history is updated for all returning patients
Degree or certificate in Dental Hygiene from an accredited program and a valid state license
X-Ray/Radiology Certification where state regulations specify
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Working Environment & Physical Requirements
This is a clinical working environment where potential exposure to hazardous waste and blood-borne pathogens is possible. Requires prolonged periods of standing, leaning, and bending. Must be able to lift 15 pounds at times.