Distinctive Home & Health Care is a leading provider of healthcare to serve military installations across the United States. Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing the highest quality of service and support for each one of our clients.
Distinctive Healthcare is currently seeking to hire full time Dental Hygienists to work at the military hospital at the Dover AFB in Dover, Delaware.
Examine patient's oral cavity to include mouth, throat, and pharynx, and record conditions of teeth and
surrounding tissues. Refer patients to dentist who have abnormalities to include cavities, defective fillings,
suspicious growths, or periodontal disease.
Apply desensitizing and other topical agents to treat abnormalities to include caries prevention, gingivitis
and oral ulceration.
Instruct patients, individually and in groups, in proper oral hygiene care using materials to include teeth
models, displays, slides, toothbrushes, dental floss, disclosing tablets and mirrors. Demonstrate proper
techniques of brushing, flossing, and use of necessary periodontal aids. Explain the common causes of
tooth decay and its relationship to general diet.
Take impressions and construct sports/safety mouth guards and soft night guards for vital bleaching.
Polish restorations and apply pit and fissure sealants.
Chair side dental assisting when directed by the Officer-In-Charge of the dental clinic.
Record patients treated. Check and maintain instruments to insure working condition. Clean, sharpen, and
Patient Workload, Readiness, and Scheduling. Utilizes the Corporate Dental Application to enter patient
specific workload and readiness status and also for patient scheduling.
Degree: Associates Degree or Bachelor’s Degree depending on the program.
Education: Successful completion of a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental
Accreditation (CODA) of the American Dental Association (ADA).
Certification: Certified in radiography
Experience: As required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific
License: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Dental Hygienist
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.