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Dental hygienist / Oral health therapist

We are looking for an Oral Health therapist / dental hygienist to join our team. We would prefer someone with atleast 2 years of experience, but new graduates are welcome to apply as well. It is essential that the applicant is a team player with a down to earth and friendly personality. Being self- motivated and working under pressure would also be expected. 

The primary duties for this position include:

  • Undertaking oral health assessments including taking a health history, creating and maintaining dental charts, oral cancer screening, etc.
  • Taking, processing and interpreting dental X-rays
  • Making impressions of teeth for plaster study models and mouthguards
  • Taking pictures of exterior and interior oral structures in order to document stages of treatment and outcomes
  • Give anaesthetic injections to numb the teeth and gums before dental procedures
  • Mechanically remove plaque and calculus (tartar) from above and below the gum line
  • Polish teeth and dentures
  • Undertake root planing for non-surgical periodontal therapy
  • Put on and take off post-surgical dressings and take out sutures
  • perform teeth whitening procedures
  • Assist in prevention and control of dental caries by using appropriate Fluoride treaments and fissure sealants 
  • be able to process patient payments and book appointments.

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Job Type
Business Type
Private Practice
Job Title
Dental hygienist / Oral health therapist
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
Salary Range
$40 to $50
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Start Date
01-Sep-2017
No of Days a Week
5 Days
Days
Times
Contact Phone
0411 581 750
Candidate Criteria
Country
Highest Education
Experience Years
Australian Residency / Visa Status
Location
Currambine WA 6028
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