Dental Hygiene is concerned with education, prevention and treatment to help clients maintain and improve their oral health.

A Dental Hygienist works in collaboration with other members of the oral health team. As a healthcare professional they provide a range of oral health services to clients of all age groups focussing on oral care advice, prevention and clinical treatment which does not involve cutting or removal of teeth.

Varied settings

The majority of hygienist positions in SA Dental Service are located at the Adelaide Dental Hospital in the Orthodontic and Special Needs clinics and in the community where we need skilled hygienists for our aged care programs in Nursing Home settings, working with those who really need and appreciate the services provided.

At SA Dental Service you'll be working in an environment which values the highest ethical standards.

New state-of-the-art dental clinics within the Adelaide Dental Hospital and in the community
Services all supported by nationally accredited specialists, dentists, therapists and hygienists

A preventative dental focus for children

Health promotion programs that promote integration of oral health into general health and wellbeing checks with simple referral processes.

An adult service focused on quality outcomes, from diagnosis to long-term treatment planning
So if you're looking for a career with lots of options join the team at SA Dental Service.

Talk to us about employment opportunities

Cathy Milowksi
Manager, Attraction & Retention
South Australian Dental Service
61 8 7117 0118

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