Dental Hygienist

Job Locations US-VA-Hopewell
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/8/2023 11:12 AM)
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$40-49 / hour

About the Practice

Ellis Family Dentistry is a family-run dental practice operating in Hopewell, VA since 1978.  We are a growth-oriented practice focused on a balance of state-of-the-art technology and old-fashioned, friendly service.  We value our team like family and help each individual reach their professional potential. We believe that great service starts with a great team. Our dentists and dental professionals are dedicated to providing exceptional and caring service. Check us out on Google, Facebook, and at


The dental hygienist is responsible for performing licensed hygiene procedures, educating patients, and management of the nonsurgical periodontal program as directed by the dentist.

  • Establish and maintain continued patient care relationships.
  • Verify/document patient health history and educate patients about oral hygiene/health/disease as well as procedures and services offered.
  • Perform clinical hygiene functions including, but not limited to: exposing/evaluating diagnostic x-rays, taking and recording blood pressure, adult/child prophylaxis, non-surgical periodontal therapy, and co-assessing possible restorative treatments with the doctor.
  • Determine needs and perform sealant placement, Arestin, and fluoride treatments as needed.


  • Dental hygiene certification from accredited dental hygiene school.
  • Current hygiene license where employed.
  • Maintain annual OSHA, HIPAA, BLS and infection control training as required by law.
  • Experience with dental software.

Benefits Offered

As a key part of our patient care team, our dental hygienists are offered a substantial benefits package that includes health and dental benefits, long- and short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k) with 4% matching, holiday pay and paid time off, CEs offered at no charge, positive work environment, and hygiene culture coaching.

Salary Range

$40-49 / hour

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