Dental Hygienist

Tampa, FL 33619 • Customer Service • Healthcare • Full-Time

We are looking for a caring Dental Hygienist who demonstrates good judgment, great work ethic, and strong interpersonal skills. Our team is dedicated to treating patients with the utmost respect while providing quality care in a friendly office atmosphere. We have an opening for a full-time Dental Hygienist that is team-oriented and loves coming to work every day.

As a Dental Hygienist, you must be trustworthy and earn the confidence of patients of all ages. You'll need extensive expertise in relevant health and safety regulations, as well as a keen eye for oral diseases and abnormalities. We'd be delighted to meet you if you have a steady hand and excellent bedside manner.

Dental Hygienist Responsibilities

  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilize dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Identify conditions like gingivitis, caries, or periodontitis
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g., remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
  • Certification to give anesthesia    

Dental Hygienist Requirements

  • Dental Hygiene Degree
  • Proven experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g., HIPAA)
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • Attention to detail
  • Stamina to meet the physical demands of the job


Brilliant Smiles Lakeland

320 W Highland Drive Lakeland, FL

Pay and Benefits                        

$38.00- $45.00 per hour

Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply; only full-time employees eligible
Benefits: Employee discount, Health insurance, Paid time off, professional development assistance.
Supplemental Pay: Bonus pay

COVID-19 precautions

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required       
  • Plastic shield at workstations                                                          
  • Temperature screenings                                  
  • Social distancing guidelines in place                                
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place                                                        
  • We follow all recommended CDC and ADA guidelines for a dental practice.    
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