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Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH)

Position: Part Time

Hourly Wage Range:
RDH: $44.77 – $66.69

Location: Modoc Medical Center, Canby Clinic

Job Summary: Modoc Medical Center is seeking a part-time Registered Dental Hygienist for our Canby Clinic. This is a benefited position under the supervision of the Clinic Manager. The RDH will perform basic supportive dental procedures as directed by the supervising dentist, with all procedures checked and approved prior to patient dismissal.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform preliminary examinations including periodontal charting, intra- and extra-oral soft tissue examinations, and taking intra-oral measurements for orthodontic procedures.
  • Remove orthodontic bands, check for loose bands, and place elastic orthodontic separators.
  • Conduct mouth-mirror inspections of the oral cavity, charting obvious lesions, existing restorations, and missing teeth.
  • Place or remove temporary sedative dressings, as well as post-extraction and periodontal dressings.
  • Remove excess cement from coronal surfaces of teeth using an ultrasonic scaler.
  • Remove excess cement from supragingival surfaces using hand instruments or floss.
  • Perform coronal polishing and apply topical fluoride following scaling and polishing.
  • Size stainless-steel crowns, temporary crowns, and bands; perform temporary cementation and removal of temporary crowns.
  • Take impressions for diagnostic and opposing models, bleaching trays, temporary crowns and bridges, sports guards, and other assigned duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Current RDH license for the State of California.
  • Current CPR card.
  • AA or AS degree in dental hygiene.
  • One to two years of experience as a hygienist preferred.

Application Process: To apply, please complete the online application at

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Associate's
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 44.77
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 66.69