• Full Time
  • Moncton

Website Smiles Dental Docs

Job description

Certified Dental Hygienist

Atlantic Canada’s fastest-growing dental group!

East Coast Dental Group (ECDG) is currently seeking a Certified Dental Hygienist to join our team at Smiles Dental Docs ! This is a full-time, permanent position that will be based in Moncton. If you have a proven track record of success as a Dental Hygienist and you are excited about the opportunity to have ownership over your work and take initiative to develop and grow in the role, let’s talk!

You will enjoy:

  • A comprehensive and competitive total rewards package that includes a market competitive compensation structure, Group Benefits, Vacation and Flex Days, Continuous Education opportunities, and a Bonus Program
  • Working with a progressive company and a supportive and passionate leadership team that is focused on the Employee, Clinician, and Patient experience

You will be accountable to:

Dental Hygienist Job Responsibilities:

  • Complete a preliminary exam on each new dental service patient
  • Clean and remove stains, plaque, and tartar from teeth
  • Apply flourides and sealants for tooth protection
  • Take dental x-rays and develop them
  • Administer local anesthetics to patients
  • Document treatment plans and care performed on patients
  • Examine each patient’s oral health and communicate findings to dentists
  • Educate patients on how to care for their teeth with good oral hygiene, including proper brushing and flossing

Your experience and qualifications include:

  • Education: To work as a dental hygienist, graduation from an accredited dental hygiene school with either an associate degree (most common), a certificate, a bachelor’s degree, or a master’s degree is required.
  • Licenses: You also need a license from the dental board in the province in which you want to practice. After graduation, you will have to pass both a written exam and clinical exam.
  • Compassion: Those who work in this occupation, as well as others in the healthcare field, need a desire to help people.
  • Manual Dexterity: Excellent fine motor skills are needed to grasp instruments and work inside patients’ mouths.
  • Interpersonal Skills: When dealing with patients, you must be able to relate to them, recognize when they are uncomfortable or anxious, and reassure them.
  • Attention to Detail: Without the ability to pay attention to detail, it will be impossible to perform several aspects of your job including noticing stains and other treatable issues during cleanings and, while examining patients’ teeth, detecting potential health problems requiring the dentist’s attention.
  • Physical Stamina: Excellent stamina is essential since dental hygienists spend a lot of time on their feet.

Protecting the health and safety of employees, patients, and the community is very important to ECDG. As such, ECDG supports public health guidelines and recommendations regarding COVID-19 vaccines. Any offers of employment will be contingent on the candidate’s acceptance to comply with ECDG’s COVID-19 Vaccination policy.

Part-time hours: 20-30 per week

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $30.00-$34.00 per hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30.00-$34.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift


  • Dental Hygienist License (preferred)

To apply for this job email your details to hr@ecdg.ca