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    Why work for the Federal Bureau of Prisons?

    You can have a meaningful career with an agency that truly values a diverse workforce. You will find a diverse workforce employed from entry level jobs to senior management positions. We protect public safety by ensuring federal offenders serve their sentences of imprisonment in facilities that are safe, humane, and provide reentry programming. Employees at correctional facilities perform correctional work regardless of their specific occupation.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent is responsible for conducting and evaluating preventive dental health programs. Incumbent instructs patients in oral health care and for the administration of oral prophylaxis. The incumbent instructs patients, individually and in groups, in proper oral hygiene care using materials such as teeth models, displays, disclosing solutions, toothbrushes, and floss. The incumbent performs complete oral prophylaxis to include: supragingival and subgingival scaling using ultrasonic scalers and hand instruments, polishes the teeth with abrasive pastes and rubber cups, and applies topical fluoride treatments. The incumbent provides therapeutic and preventive procedures for patients in all classifications of periodontal disease. The incumbent provides treatment for patients with periodontal disease complicated by other dental and medical problems, and prepares patients for periodontal surgery by performing deep scaling and root planning therapy.

    Along with all other correctional institution employees, incumbent is charged with responsibility for maintaining security of the institution. The staff correctional responsibilities precede all others required by this position and are performed on a regular and recurring basis.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for training.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    08

  • Job family (Series)

    0682 Dental Hygiene

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