Registered Dental Hygienist

Docbraces- Canadian Orthodontic Partners - Moncton, NB (30+ days ago)

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Company Overview:

Docbraces is looking for a full-time Registered Dental Hygienist for our rapidly growing company. Our organization, Canadian Orthodontic Partners, support a national network of community-based clinics in delivering personalized Orthodontic treatment. We provide an enhanced level of patient care and service experience in our clinics putting patient care above all else. Come join a team that shares, collaborates and learns with a vision of becoming the icon of orthodontic excellence by building self-esteem, one beautiful smile at a time.

Role Outline:

The Registered Dental Hygienist provides an invaluable health care service, representing the gateway to oral health in the practice. This individual must demonstrate flexibility, strong communication and clinical skills to achieve optimal results and exceed patient expectations. You will play a critical role in providing outstanding patient care, with a cheerful can-do attitude. The Registered Dental Hygienist will educate, assess and support patients through their orthodontic treatment and maintaining their overall dental health and hygiene. You should be a team player in supporting all aspects of the practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing patient care and support in an enthusiastic way, building a personal connection at every visit
  • Ensures that patients receive optimal hygiene treatment based on clinical findings and their goal for comprehensive oral health
  • Desire to help, educate and improve our patients’ lives
  • Collect patient’s dental and relevant medical history, to reference during examinations
  • Prepare patients for the Orthodontist
  • Preparing patient and equipment for X-Rays
  • Taking X-Rays and following all safety procedures as required
  • Examine gums for infections or gum disease
  • Instruct patient on proper oral hygiene including proper brushing, flossing and daily removal of plaque
  • Bonding and removal of brackets and orthodontic appliances
  • Placing and removing arch wires
  • Educate patients on good oral hygiene habits and treatment progress
  • Updating patient records and examination notes
  • Perform all lab duties/requirements as instructed by the Orthodontist or leadership team
  • Prepare and maintain all dental instruments, supplies and equipment
  • Call patients for aftercare and answer questions
  • Travel to satellite locations if/when necessary
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work cohesively with fellow team members to provide an atmosphere of trust, respect and cooperation
  • Possess great energy for a fast-paced environment

Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience as a Dental Hygienist
  • Successful completion of a Dental Hygiene Diploma or Hygiene Degree program
  • Registered and/or licensed by the dental hygiene regulatory authority within province; in good standing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; written and verbal, an ability to make patients feel comfortable and at ease
  • Great time management and organizational skills
  • Experience in an orthodontic office is preferred but not required
  • Current CPR and First Aid training

What We Offer:

We offer the opportunity to exercise and enhance your skills working with cross functional teams in a flourishing environment. The organization also provides a competitive total rewards package that include base salary + bonus and a great benefit package with extended health, dental, life, ADD and EFAP.

We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive culture. Everyone who applies will be considered, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, we will work with you to meet your needs in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Dental Hygienist: 1 year (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Dental Hygienist (Required)