Dental Hygienist - FullTime - Days


Job Summary

The Dental Hygienist will deliver a wide variety of dental services by performing preventive and therapeutic treatment procedures and by instructing individuals in oral self-care techniques.  Works under the supervision of a licensed dentist in accordance with Article 133 of the Education Law. 

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Under the general supervision of a licensed dentist, performs services which may include: 
    • removing calcareous deposits, accretions and stains, including scaling and planing of exposed root surfaces indicated for a complete prophylaxis; 
    • applying topical agents indicated for a complete dental prophylaxis; 
    • removing excess cement from surfaces of the teeth; 
    • providing patient education; 
    • placing and exposing X-ray films; 
    • performing topical anticariogenic agent applications, including but not limited to topical fluoride applications, and performing topical anesthetic applications; 
    • polishing teeth, including existing restorations; 
    • taking medical history including the measuring and recording of vital signs; 
    • charting caries and periodontal conditions as an aid to diagnosis by the dentist; 
    • applying pit and fissure sealants; and 
    • applying desensitizing agents to the teeth. 
  • Complies with applicable regulations, policies and procedures.
  • May perform other duties under the personal supervision of a licensed dentist. 
  • Perform other duties as required.

Education/Experience Requirements


  • High school diploma
  • Completion of an American Dental Association accredited dental hygiene program.


Licensure/Certification Requirements


  • Valid NYS Dental Hygienist license



Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.

Successful candidates might be required to undergo a background verification with an external vendor.

Job Details

Req Id  90388 
Shift Days
Shift Hours Worked  7.50
FTE 0.94 
Work Schedule  HRLY NON-UNION-8 HR
Employee Status A1 - Full-Time 
Union Non-Union
Pay Range $26 - $46 Per Hour

Nearest Major Market: Utica