Dental Hygienist Salary in San Diego, California

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Average Salary for Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California

The average salary of a(n) Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California is $79,555.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California is $38.25.

The average bonus of a(n) Dental Hygienist in San Diego, California is $1,551.00.

Job Description:

Treats and aids patient in prevention of dental disease. Cleanses calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments. Identifies swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer upon examination of lymph nodes under patient's chin. Feels and visually analyzes gums for sores and signs of disease. Examines gums, using probes, to locate periodontal recessed gums and signs of gum disease. Applies fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to arrest dental decay. Charts conditions of decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by dentist. Exposes and develops x-ray film. Makes impressions for study casts. May remove sutures and dressings. May administer local anesthetic agents. May place and remove rubber dams, matrices, and temporary restorations. May place, carve, and finish amalgam restorations. May remove excess cement from coronal surfaces of teeth. May provide clinical services and health education to improve and maintain oral health of school children. May conduct dental health clinics for community groups to augment services of dentist. Less

Treats and aids patient in prevention of dental disease. Cleanses calcareous deposits, accretions, and stains from teeth and beneath margins of gums, using dental instruments. Identifies swelling or tenderness that could indicate presence of oral cancer upon examination of lymph... More

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