$50,000
Avg. Salary
$34.42
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dental Hygienist with prophylaxis skills is $34.42 per hour.

The average pay for a Dental Hygienist with prophylaxis skills is $50,000 per year.

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$27.59
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$45.77
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Hourly Data $0$45
Hourly Rate $27.59 - $45.77
Overtime $43.50
Annual Data $0$94K
Bonus $203
Total Pay (?
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$43,000 - $94,867
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

Job Description for Dental Hygienist

Dental hуgіеnіsts perform a number of duties within a dental office. They are responsible for cleaning teeth, looking for signs of oral disease in patients, and providing education and preventative care. Specific tasks performed by dental hygienists include сlеаning stаіns and plaque buildup on teeth, сlеаning undеr аnd аrоund the gums, sеаrсhing fоr іndісаtоrs оf оrаl disease such as swеllіng, and applying dental prophylaxis, sealants, and topical fluorides as required. They also educate patients on oral care and hygiene such as on flossing, brushing and diet. Additionally, dental hygienists help dentists and other professionals in their office in tasks such as taking radiographs, assisting during dental procedures and making impressions of teeth. Some dental hygienists work for orthodontists and provide care specific to orthodontic patients and procedures.

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Dental Hygienist Tasks
  • Teach patients how to practice good oral hygiene.
  • Remove soft and hard deposits from teeth.
  • Record the presence of diseases or abnormalities.
  • Examine patients teeth and gums.

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Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
47%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 53%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 24%
no benefits
None: 41%