Medtrust, LLC

Dental Hygienist

Location US-MS-Biloxi
Posted Date 5 days ago(2/16/2018 4:42 PM)
Job ID
2018-3063

Overview

Are you an experienced Dental Hygienist?

 

Would you like an opportunity to give back to our men and women in uniform?

 

We are currently accepting resumes for Dental Hygienist to provide medical services at the Department of Defense Military Health System (MHS),  (Kessler AFB) EL Biloxi, MS area.

 

 

Please send resumes to Natalie at nbuster@medtruststaffing.com or call 210-319-4155 for immediate consideration.

 

MedTrust is committed to quality in everything we do. We carefully match our employees to the right opportunity. We have earned the Joint Commissions Gold Seal of Approval for Health-care Staffing Services

 

Join a team whose business is built on a history of integrity, honesty, and reliability.

 

As a MedTrust team member, you are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Short and Long-term disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Federal Holidays
  • CEU Reimbursement
  • 401K

Responsibilities

  • Examine patient's oral cavity to include mouth, throat, and pharynx, and record conditions of teeth and surrounding tissues. Refer patients to dentist who have abnormalities to include cavities, defective fillings, suspicious growths, or periodontal
  • Apply desensitizing and other topical agents to treat abnormalities to include caries prevention, gingivitis and oral
  • Instruct patients, individually and in groups, in proper oral hygiene care using materials to include teeth models, displays, slides, toothbrushes, dental floss, disclosing tablets and mirrors. Demonstrate proper techniques of brushing, flossing, and use of necessary periodontal aids. Explain the common causes of tooth decay and its relationship to general diet
  • Take impressions and construct sports/safety mouth guards and soft night guards for vital bleaching
  • Polish restorations and apply pit and fissure sealants 
  • Record patients treated. Check and maintain instruments to insure working condition. Clean, sharpen, and sterilize instruments. 

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree depending on the Program 
  • Successful completion of a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA).
  • Certified in radiography.
  • Previous experience in a military dental treatment facility
  • As required to meet clinical competency requirements.
  • Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Dental Hygienist.
  • Current BLS certification. 



*MedTrust is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

 

 

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