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Oct 1, 2009 3:03 PM by Bea Karnes

Dental Hygienist - Colorado Springs

Provides oral care instructions appropriate to patients' assessed needs. Duties include, but are not limited to: exposes, develops and processes radiographs including bitewing, periapical, occlusal and panoramic films. Mounts and labels radiographs in a timely manner. Sets up operatory for planned dental procedure and cleans dental unit for timely turnover; handles instruments safely, accurately, and efficiently; provides routine oral prophylactic care to include application of fluoride solutions; provides gross debridement, deep scaling, and curettage and root planning procedures; cleans dental prostheses, fixed and removable; manages dental recall system, referring patients to the doctor for additional care when needed; applies desensitizing and sealant materials; makes impressions for fluoride carrier trays; administers topical anesthetic agents; accomplishes all procedures within standard infection control protocols.

Apply by: Oct. 21
Salary range for new hire: $48,200 - $64,150 /year

Dental Hygienist



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