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Job Details

Dental Hygienist

Employer

Dental Clinic

Date Posted

June 09, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Wainwright, AB
  • Earnings $55.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 30 to 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 09, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Dental Clinic

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Dental Hygienists Licensure by the appropriate provincial or territorial governing body

Dental Hygienist Specific Skills

  • Take dental impressions
  • Take, develop and mount X-rays
  • Remove stains and deposits from teeth
  • Remove sutures
  • Instruct patients regarding oral hygiene
  • Conduct initial dental assessments and consult with dentists on patient care
  • Clean and stimulate the gums to prevent gum disease
  • Apply and remove temporary dressings
  • Apply fluoride treatment

Dental Therapist Specific Skills

  • Take dental impressions
  • Take, develop and mount X-rays
  • Remove stains and deposits from teeth
  • Remove sutures
  • Instruct patients regarding oral hygiene
  • Conduct initial dental assessments and consult with dentists on patient care
  • Apply fluoride treatment

Experience

No experience

Work Setting

Dental practice


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dental Hygienist is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Dental Hygienists
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information by conducting initial dental assessments and taking and developing X-rays; may perform restorative and orthodontic procedures under the direction of dentists

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with dental equipment to take dental impressions, to clean and stimulate the gums to prevent gum disease, to remove stains and deposits from teeth to prevent tooth and root decay, and to apply fluoride treatments

SOCIAL

Interest in instructing patients regarding oral hygiene procedures; and in consulting with dentists on patient care

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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Interest Codes

Dental Therapists
METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information by conducting dental assessments and taking and developing X-rays

OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with dental equipment to take dental impressions, to remove stains and deposits from teeth to prevent tooth and root decay and to apply fluoride treatments; may fill cavities, extract teeth and replace portions of tooth crowns

SOCIAL

Interest in instructing patients regarding oral hygiene procedures; and in consulting with dentists on patient care

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

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