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Great Expressions Dental Centers Registered Dental Hygienist $3,750 Sign On Bonus!! in Sterling Heights, Michigan

Our Sterling Heights dental office is seeking a qualified and motivated Full-Time Dental Hygienist who is ready to help change the lives of patients, be a part of a team and grow personally and professionally within our Great Expressions family! GEDC is a leader in providing premier preventative dental care, orthodontics and specialty care.

We are looking for a team oriented individual who is outgoing with impressive communication skills, organized, professional, service minded and willing to go above and beyond the basic responsibilities of the job. As a Dental Hygienist, you will be our dental health educators for our patients, you will be utilizing your knowledge and skills to diagnose and treat diseases and/or abnormalities, you will work with both the dentist and patient to resolve any active diseases including caries or periodontal disease and much more.

Great Expressions has a passionate focus on all aspects of the patient journey and delivering a positive experience; we also are motivated to deliver a positive experience and growth opportunities for our Dental Hygienists since YOU are the reason for our patients’ experiences.

When you join our team, you benefit in many ways:

  • Exciting Team Environment

  • Competitive Pay and Bonus Potential

  • Healthcare Benefits

  • Medical, Vision and Dental coverage offered

  • Accident Coverage

  • Hospital Indemnity Coverage

  • Paid Holidays and Vacation Time (8 paid holidays plus 1-2 week(s) vacation time)

  • Company Paid Uniforms

  • 401k, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability plans

  • ID theft protection

  • Opportunity for Career Advancement/Recognition and Growth with a Rapidly Growing Company

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Power of One Rewards

  • Convenient New Hire Orientation for all team members

  • Pet Insurance

If you are ready to begin a new phase in your career, then now is the time to join our rapidly growing team; we are excited to hear from you!

For more information, please contact recruitment@greatexpressions.com

Depending on the state regulations, a Dental Hygienist:

  • Performs oral healthcare and risk assessments which include but not limited to:

  • Evaluates a patient’s current health status including all medications

  • Performs an extraoral and intraoral examination and oral cancer screening

  • Completes a comprehensive dental and periodontal charting that includes a detailed description and evaluation of the gingiva and periodontium

  • Develops a dental hygiene diagnosis based on the oral health findings

  • Exposes, processes, and interprets dental radiographs (x-rays)

  • Removes biofilm plaque and calculus (soft and hard deposits) from teeth both coronal and apical to (above and below) the gingival margin (gumline) using dental instruments

  • Applies caries-preventive agents such as fluorides and sealants to the teeth

  • Discusses the progress being made toward isolating evidence that notes the potential association between systemic and oral health and disease

  • Provides patient education on biofilm plaque control and home care protocol by incorporating techniques and products that will become part of an individualized self- care oral hygiene program

  • Counsels and coordinates tobacco cessation programs

  • Educates patients on the importance of good nutrition for maintaining optimal oral health

  • Ensures that the patient knows why they need continuing care and that they have a follow up appointment that is set by the office

  • Completion of accredited Dental Hygiene program

  • National and/or Active State RDH license

  • Maintain a current license to practice including certifications as appropriate

  • Passion for patient education

GEDC Follows - CDC “Standard/Universal Precautions”

COVID Protections we have in place for Clinical Teams

  • KN95 Masks/Level 3 Masks over top

  • Protective eyewear with plastic face shield

  • Disposable Lab Coats

  • Shoe covers

  • Hair covers

  • COVID-19 Training is required by all team members, completed through Great Expressions Dental Centers Online Training Programs

  • Pre-Screening/Conformation calls prior to appointment

  • 5% hydrogen peroxide - pre-procedural mouth rinse

  • Utilization of every other dental chair in the open bays to keep social distancing of 6 ft

Please take just a few minutes to apply via this ad and create an account; any further positions you apply for, all of your contact information will already be saved!

ID: 2020-18485

External Company URL: www.greatexpressions.com

Street: 2041 Fifteen Mile Road

Telecommute: No