As a Dental Hygienist you will be responsible for providing the most up to date, high quality evidence-based dental care orientated towards improving and maintaining dental health and hygiene and preventing disease. Assess and record the patients periodontal status, provide advice on dental health and care to patients during consultations or through formal sessions and assist the restorative team in treatment planning for complex multi-disciplined cases.
In this role you will be required to:
•Assess and record the patients, periodontal status using established standardised indices and provide oral hygiene and diet instruction where appropriate. Perform scaling, polishing and fluoride applications.
•Assure the highest standards of cross infection control in the workplace at all times.
•Prescribe medications held within the department, in line with current protocols and advise patients of possible complications.
•Provide advice on dental health and care to patients during consultations or through formal sessions for certain target groups (eg. to parents of small children to advise them on diet and how to teach their children to care for their teeth.).
•2 year diploma in dental hygiene or equivalent from a recognised university or Dental college.
•5 years full time clinical experience
•Current Department of Health License to practise in Dubai preferred
•Current CPR ( BLS ) certificate from an accredited organisation such as the American or British Heart Association, Certification to administer local anaesthesia and Certification to place temporary restorations desirable.