Job Description


Fast-paced community health center seeks: A positive, caring, and motivated Registered Dental Hygienist who works quickly and efficiently and is able to multi-task well. The candidate should have good reasoning and decision-making skills. Some of the responsibilities of this role are:

  • Provide direct patient care and dental services as trained, licensed, and assigned.
  • Assess dental condition and needs of patient using approved patient screening procedures.
  • Perform oral hygiene procedures in accordance with treatment plans prescribed by the attending dentist.
  • Evaluate overall oral health, examining oral cavity for signs of periodontal disease or possible cancers.
  • Expose, process and mount radiograph films.
  • Ensure all patient records are managed and maintained timely, accurately, and consistent with all HIPAA and related regulations.
  • Educate patients in oral hygiene and dental care.
  • Improve the oral health of patients through the delivery of periodontal therapies and other dental hygiene related services.
  • Assist with or initiate emergency measures for sudden adverse developments during treatment of patients.

Excellent Benefits: Competitive salary 100% Premium free core United Healthcare medical coverage Employer paid $25,000 life insurance coverage 10 paid holidays annually 20 PTO days annually National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment eligibility up to $50,000 401k Optional supplemental coverage (short- and long- term disability)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $62,400.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Waterbury, CT 06706: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Application Question(s):

  • Have you successfully completed training at an accredited dental hygienist program?



  • High school or equivalent (Required)



  • professional Dental Hygienist: 1 year (Required)



  • certification to administer local anesthesia (Required)
  • , unrestricted, CT Registered Dental Hygienist license (Required)


Work Location: One location

How to Apply

StayWell Health Center Waterbury