Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Hygienist Job Description (RDH)

Dental Hygienist jobs

Major duties performed by the Dental Hygienist:
  • Assesses dental condition and needs of patient using patient screening procedures, including medical history review, dental charting, and periodontal charting
  • Delivers direct patient care using established dental hygienist procedures
  • Takes patient vital signs
  • Performs routine treatment procedures, such as cleaning and polishing
  • Takes, develops and mounts radiographs
  • Traces radiographs required for corrective treatment
  • Applies sealants and fluorides
  • Makes impressions of patients' teeth for study casts
  • Record Keeping
  • Documents patient dental history or chief complaint
  • Records and reports pertinent observations and patient reactions to dental staff
  • Documents lab procedures and ensuring follow up on results<
  • Teaches clients how to prevent tooth decay and gum disease through proper diet and oral homecare
  • Cleans and sterilizes instruments

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