Hygienist/Dental Therapist is needed at Choice Dental

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Choice Dental’s job vacancy, Career and Recruitment

Job title : Hygienist/Dental Therapist jobs in Lagos

Job Location : Lagos

Deadline : May 31, 2022

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Essential responsibilities: Others may be assigned

  • Welcome and seat patients cheerfully. 
  • Prepare and properly set up treatment rooms for hygiene procedures. 
  • Review and update patient’s health history; chart progress, treatments, and home care compliance.  
  • Clean calculus deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments, including scaling and root planning for patients with periodontal disease
  • Apply fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay.
  • Assess and evaluate patient through exam, patient records, and patient’s medical history to assist in diagnosis of dental hygiene problems, disease, and efficacy of administered treatment plans. 
  • Recognize early signs of periodontal disease; chart restorations and notate areas of concern.
  • Develop and present treatment plans.
  • Capture x-rays, process, download and mount for doctor to view; capable of interpreting x-rays independently. 
  • Examine gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease; communicate findings to patient and doctor. 
  • Selecting, mixing, and placing materials on instruments and in the patient’s mouth, as needed. 
  • Educate and motivate patient on proper oral hygiene and corrective/preventative measures. 
  • Work chair side with Dentist as needed, assist doctor in hygiene examination. 
  • Schedule appropriate re-care appointments. 
  • Maintain hygiene hand pieces and instruments in good repair and sufficient supply. 
  • fitting orthodontic headgear, facebows, tooth separators and bonded retainers
  • taking impressions
  • Placing brackets and bands on teeth
  • Giving advice on appliance care
  • Must be comfortable seeing and able to maintain a professional demeanor and attitude while working around blood and smells that may be unpleasant.

Knowledge and Skill Requirement:

  • Associate’s Degree from ADA accredited dental hygienist school; Current State Licensure; CPR Certification; Preferred one-year dental experience.
  • Certified in anesthesia and/or Sedation, if appropriate

Competencies:

  • Ability to perform basic dental procedures
  • A high level of manual dexterity (be good with your hands)
  • Good eyesight
  • Good physical health
  • A friendly and sympathetic approach with a calm, confident and reassuring manner
  • An ability to relate well to a wide range of people
  • Ability to use initiative and make informed judgment
  • Ability to use the computer
  • Must be able to work both independently and cooperatively in team settings.
  • Have very good time management and organizational skills to manage the administrative aspects of the job.

Salay range

N66,000 – N130,000

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How to Apply for this Offer

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: hr@choicedentalng.com using the position as subject of email.

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