Dental Hygienist (Job Id: 41663)

Updated: 30 days ago

Job ID: 41663

Location: School of Dentistry

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in Hygiene or related field, license as a Dental Hygienist. Grade NG Wage Range Minimum $23.55/hr  Midpoint $31.87/hr Maximum $41.31/hr

Position Description

The Dental Hygienist will perform dental hygiene functions for new and periodic recall patients at the University of Louisville School of Dentistry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs scaling, root planning, and polishing of patients' teeth in the Faculty Practice of University of Louisville School of Dentistry.
  • Determines vital signs, reviews medical history, performs preliminary exam, charts missing and filled teeth.
  • Exposes, develops, and mounts periapical and panorex radiographs.
  • Enters patient data on chart as appropriate.
  • Instructs patients in the cause, prevention, and consequences of periodontal disease.
  • Instructs patients on appropriate oral hygiene techniques.
  • Maintains instruments and operatory according to accepted standards.
  • Manages recall appointment schedules and records.
Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at or 502.852.6258.

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