Dental Hygienist Job Opening

Dental Hygienist

Dental Clinics North

Harbor Springs, Michigan
Category: Dental Hygienist


Dental Clinics North, a provider of the highest quality public dental health services in Michigan, is seeking a Full Time Dental Hygienist for its state-of-the-art clinic located in beautiful Northern Michigan.
The Dental Hygienist performs a variety of tasks for the assessment and treatment of oral and periodontal disease. A Dental Hygienist assists the doctor in documenting the current clinical condition and recommending treatment to provide the appropriate level of clinical care.

  • Medical and vision insurance with employer shared premium
  • 100% Company paid Dental insurance with orthodontic coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Retirement Plan with matching employer contribution
  • 100% Company paid disability, life and AD&D with options to purchase additional coverage
  • Wellness program with fitness program reimbursements
  • Generous paid time off program for hygienists and paid holidays
  • Student Loan repayment program for eligible participants


  • Perform prophylaxes.
  • Perform root planning.
  • Apply sealants.
  • Update patient health history and all required information.
  • Dental charting existing restorations and missing teeth.
  • Periodontal charting annually as PSR indicates.
  • Placement of sub gingival medicaments as available.
  • Take patient's blood pressure.
  • Take x-rays.
  • Take impressions for diagnostic models.
  • Pouring of impressions.
  • Presentation of initial findings and recommended periodontal treatment.
  • Confidently answer patient questions regarding any necessary treatment.
  • Enter treatment performed and treatment plans in the chart.
  • Assist in recare scheduling.
  • Disinfect operatory and sterilize instruments.
  • Assist the Doctor, Dental Assistants and Front Desk Staff as needed.
  • Give oral hygiene instructions and demonstrations to all patients.
  • Polish dental restorations.
  • Assist in the triage and treatment of emergency patients.
  • Administer local anesthetic.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Must have a valid Michigan RDH license
  • Exceptional human relation skills.
  • Ability to maintain outgoing, friendly attitude with patients and staff under pressure.
  • Ability to work with interruptions and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to meet schedule deadlines.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.
  • Computer skills.
  • Hand scaling and polishing.
  • Experience with Intra-oral camera, plasma arc curing light, electronic blood pressure cuff, ultrasonic scalers, autoclave, radiographic equipment.