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We are currently recruiting for a Dental Hygienist (Maternity Cover)

Dental Hygienist – Maternity Cover

We are a well established Dental Centre based in Exmouth. We are looking for a Hygienist to join our close knit team whilst one of our team is on maternity leave. The contract is likely to be approx 9 months. Working days would be Tuesdays but we are open to some flexibility.

As a Dental Hygienist, you should be reliable and able to build trust with patients of all ages. You should have deep knowledge of relevant health and safety rules and a good eye for oral diseases and anomalies. If you also have a steady hand and great reassuring manner, we’d like to meet you.


  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination
  • Sterilise dental instruments properly
  • Conduct initial mouth screenings and check oral health history
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g. remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures
  • Take X-rays or dental impressions
  • Assist dentists with selecting appropriate treatments for various diseases (including oral cancer)
  • Maintain documentation and charts on each patient
  • Monitor supplies

Reference ID: Dental Hygienist – Maternity Cover

Contract length: 9 months

Part-time hours: 8 per week

Expected start date: 06/09/2021

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: £30.00 per hour

If you would like to apply, please send your CV and covering letter to

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