Dental Hygienist- Part-Time
Company: Physician Affiliate Group of NY
Posted on: September 12, 2021
partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi our
teams accommodate more than 325,000 outpatient visits, more than
100,000 emergency room visits and more than 20,000 inpatient
admissions annually. NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi is renowned for
The Trauma Center, staffed to treat
any traumatic injury or illness, the fully accredited Breast Health
Center, and The Burn Center, with more than 40 years of work in
burn care. The hospital also serves patients of many other
needs. The hospital maintains an academic affiliation with
Albert Einstein Medical College of Yeshiva
Health history assessment: Patient screening procedures; such as
assessment of oral health conditions, review of the health history,
oral cancer screening, head and neck inspection, dental charting
and taking blood pressure and pulse.
Dental hygiene assessment and treatment planning.
Dental hygiene exam and charting of intra-oral and extra-oral
conditions, which include periodontal charting, dental charting and
Remove hard and soft deposits (calculus, biofilm/plaque, stain)
from tooth surfaces.
Periodontal scaling and root planning.
Apply tooth-decay preventive agents (fluoride, sealants, silver
diamine fluoride) to teeth.
Dental hygiene nutritional and dietary evaluation.
Placement of subgingival prescription drugs for prevention and
treatment of periodontal disease.
Expose, process and interpret dental x-rays.
Place and remove temporary fillings and periodontal
Teaching patients appropriate oral hygiene strategies to maintain
oral health (e.g., toothbrushing, flossing and nutritional
Counseling patients about good nutrition and its impact on oral
Making impressions of patients' teeth for study casts (models of
teeth used by dentists to evaluate patient treatment needs).
May mix amalgam, cement, composite, and
Sterilize instruments and maintain clinic and clinic equipment in a
Meet metrics for HEDIS measure dental annual visit and dental
Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of NY, New Rochelle , Dental Hygienist- Part-Time, Other , Bronx, New York
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