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- Stunning Scenery: Wellington's natural beauty is unparalleled, from the serene waterfront to the lush green hills.
- Rich Culture: Immerse yourself in a city known for its vibrant arts scene, coffee culture, and friendly community.
- Outdoor Adventures: Whether it’s hiking, sailing, or exploring, Wellington offers a plethora of activities for the outdoor enthusiast.
Hear From Our Team
- “Working at Supreme Dental Concepts has been a career highlight. The supportive atmosphere and personal growth focus are exceptional,” said a senior hygienist.
- “I love the balance I have between my professional and personal life since moving to Wellington and joining this amazing team.” - Dental Hygienist.
Ready to Take the Next Step in Your Dental Hygiene Career?
- Join us at Supreme Dental Concepts and be a part of a team that values your expertise and offers a platform for you to excel. Click here to submit your application or to learn more about this exciting opportunity.
At Supreme Dental Concepts in Wellington, New Zealand, a dental hygienist can expect a dynamic and comprehensive role encompassing various aspects of dental hygiene. This multi-faceted position includes responsibilities and opportunities for professional growth in several areas:
Preventative Dental Care
- Oral Health Assessment: Conduct thorough examinations of patients' oral health, including teeth, gums, and oral tissues.
- Dental Cleanings: Perform professional teeth cleaning to remove plaque, tartar, and stains.
- Fluoride Treatments: Apply fluoride treatments to help prevent tooth decay.
Patient Education and Counselling
- Oral Hygiene Instruction: Educate patients on proper brushing and flossing techniques.
- Dietary Advice: Provide guidance on foods and drinks that affect oral health.
- Smoking Cessation Support: Offer advice and support to patients trying to quit smoking.
- Gum Disease Management: Assess and manage signs of gum disease, including gingivitis and periodontitis.
- Deep Cleaning Procedures: Perform scaling and root planing for patients with periodontal issues.
- Monitoring Gum Health: Regularly track and record the progression or improvement of gum diseases.
- Children’s Dental Care: Specialize in children's oral health, providing age-appropriate care and education.
- Preventative Treatments for Children: Apply sealants and fluoride treatments to protect young teeth from decay.
Orthodontic Care Assistance
- Orthodontic Cleaning: Assist in cleaning around braces and other orthodontic appliances.
- Orthodontic Care Instructions: Teach patients with orthodontic appliances how to maintain oral hygiene.
- X-rays and Impressions: Take dental radiographs and impressions for diagnostic and treatment purposes.
- Teeth Whitening Services: Provide cosmetic teeth whitening treatments under the supervision of a dentist.
Collaboration with the Dental Team
- Treatment Planning Assistance: Collaborate with dentists to develop comprehensive treatment plans.
- Post-Surgical Care: Assist in providing care and instructions following oral surgery.
Community Outreach and Education
- Community Health Programs: Participate in community outreach programs to educate the public about oral health.
- School Visits: Engage with schools to teach children about the importance of dental hygiene.
- Continuing Education: Continue learning to stay updated with the latest dental hygiene practices and technologies.
- Research Participation: Opportunity to participate in dental hygiene research projects.
- Patient Records Management: Maintain accurate and up-to-date patient records.
- Sterilization and Infection Control: Ensure all dental instruments and areas are sterilized and adhere to infection control protocols.
At Supreme Dental Concepts, a dental hygienist is not limited to routine cleanings but plays a pivotal role in oral health care and education. This diverse range of responsibilities allows for a fulfilling and challenging career in dental hygiene.