Dental Hygienist in Savannah, Georgia Salary

The average rate for a Dental Hygienist in Savannah, Georgia is $29.50 per hour.

$21.90 - $38.24
$22
$28
$38
MEDIAN: $28.50
10%
50%
90%

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Hourly Data $0$38
Hourly Rate $21.90 - $38.24
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $2,000
Total Pay (?
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$41,217 - $79,583
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 10

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.

About Savannah, Georgia

Chatham County, Georgia
145,684
Male:
69,389 (47.6%)
Female:
76,295 (52.4%)
Savannah (/səˈvænə/) is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County. Established in 1733 on the Savannah River, the city of Savannah became the British colonial capital of the Province of Georgia and later the first state capital of Georgia. A strategic port city in the American Revolution and during the American Civil War, Savannah is today an industrial center and an important Atlantic seaport. It is Georgia's fifth-largest city and third-largest metropolitan area. Each year Savannah attracts millions of visitors to its cobblestone streets, parks, and notable historic buildings: the birthplace of Juliette Gordon Low (founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA), the Georgia Historical Society (the oldest continually operating historical society in the South), the Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences (one of the South's first public museums), the First African Baptist Church (one of the oldest African-American Baptist...
Savannah:
$35,827
Georgia:
$51,244
$957
Savannah:
$141,300
Georgia:
$159,300
6.1%

Dental Hygienist Job Listings

Key Stats for Dental Hygienist

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
38%

Skills That Affect Dental Hygienist Salaries

Periodontics
▲9%

Patient Education
▲5%

National Average
$56,000

Radiology
▼1%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
38%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 43%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 57%