Job Postings in South Dakota:

Lemars Dental Center is in search of an energetic and passionate Registered Dental Hygienist that is available for a full-time maternity leave starting in June. The hours would be Monday-Thursday 7:30-5. If you have any questions please feel free to call the office at 712-546-5183 and ask for Denae.   Posted 4/8/2021

Full Time Dental Hygienist position offered 

Huron Smiles 

Huron, South Dakota 

$38 per hour plus benefits 

We offer a friendly, highly supportive private practice environment focusing on quality care with great compensation at $38 per hour plus benefits. We are a private general dental practice with a great established patient base and growing, in Huron, South Dakota, that offers our employees a warm friendly practice environment focusing on quality care of patients, a great supportive team, extraordinary pay and benefits that is far better than average, and strong mentorship. 

Huron Smiles is an environment centered around compassionate quality dental care and is known for its great care of patients, treating each patient like family. The position is full time, four days per week, and offers a nice office that has been newly remodeled, features new dental chairs and equipment, and offers the latest in technology. The practice is fully digital and paperless. 

Huron Smiles is located in Huron, South Dakota, which is great place to live, offering the beautiful outdoors with many opportunities for outdoor activities, including fishing, hunting and hiking. The town offers a close knit community, appreciative patients, very low cost of living, low crime rate, and great restaurants, in yet ease of travel to larger cities. 

This is a unique position that is well worth a commute or move to the area. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Screening patients.
  • Taking radiographs.
  • Treating patients.
  • Educating patients and counseling patients.


  • South Dakota dental hygienist license.
  • Friendly chairside manner.
  • Has a warm compassionate chair side manner and wants to be a part of this amazing team.  Posted 4/8/2021






 Posted 2/9/2021

Registered Dental Hygienist (Temp/ Maternity Coverage)

Sioux Falls Smiles
Sioux Falls, SD 57105

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Job Description

We are currently looking for a temporary Licensed Dental Hygienist to cover a maternity leave starting August 2021 through November 2021. The person we are looking for must be confident, caring, responsible, and provide exceptional quality of care to our patients.
Our patients are our number one priority! We value honesty, compassion, integrity, teamwork, and our ideal candidate must possess these qualities.
Dental Hygienist Skill:

Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules

Excellent verbal communication skills

Current CPR certification


Ability to provide exceptional patient care

Be personable and empathetic

Ability to work well with others

Work in a team oriented office

Display a high level of professionalism

Experience with treatment planning

Office Hours are:
Monday 7:30-5
Tuesday 7:30-5
Wednesday 7:30-5
Thursday 7:30-5
Interested candidates may send a resume and cover letter to [email protected]
Job Type: Temporary
Pay: $34

8 hour shift

Supplemental Pay:

Bonus pay

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

Personal protective equipment provided and required

Temperature screenings

Social distancing guidelines in place

Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Job Requirements
- Current state license required

- Associates Degree or Bachelors Degree in Dental Hygiene required
- Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules
- Current CPR certification required
- Treatment Planning Experience
- The ideal candidate will have experience working in a dental clinic, knowledge of Dental software and have a current RDH license in SD.  Posted 2/4/2021

Position Location: Rapid City, SD 

Job Title: Registered Dental Hygienist

Job Status: Full-time with Benefits

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $35.00 - $42.00 per hour plus benefits

Do you enjoy making a difference in people’s lives and passionate about helping others achieve optimal oral health? Are you sincere and appreciate working in a positive and enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and be recognized for your efforts? Do you thrive in a team environment? Then this might be the opportunity you are searching for! 

We have an immediate opening for an enthusiastic highly professional Registered Dental Hygienist with a proven track record of being compassionate, organized, energetic, and reliable. We are looking for an RDH that is flexible, dependable, detail oriented, and a skilled problem solver who also has a collaborative, friendly working style that wants to be part of a team that delivers exceptional care to our patients. If you can communicate effectively and work amicably with both physician and ancillary personnel, then read below for more information about Downtown Dental and the exciting opportunity we have available.  

About Downtown Dental 

Downtown Dental is a patient centered relationship-based practice in a beautiful modern dental office with an enthusiastic team dedicated to quality care. At Downtown Dental, we believe in a comprehensive approach to dental care, emphasizing prevention and education as the foundation for changing lives. Our team is committed to excellence in service and care for all ages. We strive to provide everyone with the treatment they need in a way that makes a positive difference. While we focus on providing top-tier care and service to our patients, we also aim to provide the greatest work experience for our team, and that is why we have created and maintained a work environment that is professional, warm, and energetic!

Position Information

This position is an integral component of our team approach to providing dental care that ensures our patient’s love their smiles. We believe in building a cheerful, harmonious work environment where you love what you do—and our culture supports that. You will have room for growth, the opportunity to advance in your dental career. As our dental hygienist, you will be primarily responsible for carrying out all comprehensive examinations, assisting the doctor as directed, and confidently communicating to patients the importance for treatment that has been recommended by the doctor. As a member of our team, you are responsible to ensure that patient care is provided as efficiently and professionally as possible, helping create a positive experience for patients from the time they step into our office. Our service areas include cosmetic dentistry, periodontal disease treatment, restorative dentistry, and preventative care.

Required Education, Skills and Knowledge


  • Certified RDH (required-must be board certified in South Dakota)
  • Associates Degree (required)


  • Minimum of 1-year experience as Dental Hygienist or similar role (preferred)
  • In-depth knowledge of health and safety regulations in this profession (e.g., HIPAA)
  • Experience in preparing and maintaining dental equipment.
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • A patient and friendly personality
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player with multitasking ability
  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivation
  • Strong organizational skills

Qualifications Required:

  • Ability to maintain a sincere, positive, and friendly demeanor as a member of our team.
  • Ensure patients feel as comfortable as possible before their examination.
  • Clean and help protect patients’ teeth (e.g., remove plaque or apply fluoride)
  • Educate patients of all ages on proper teeth care (by demonstrating, for example, good brushing techniques)
  • Give instructions to patients after operations or other dental procedures.
  • Follow, adhere, and monitor infection control guidelines to ensure the safety of everyone including the use of PPE as required.
  • Records treatment information on the patient's chart, including treatment rendered, the type of treatment planned, and the amount of chair time, doctor time, and assistant time needed for the next appointment.
  • Records detailed medical and dental histories.
  • Be able to work with Dentrix (our dental software)
  • Accurately probe and chart periodontal conditions and existing conditions to establish an accurate patient record.
  • Use Dexis Digital Radiography and perform radiography at a high level of accuracy and patient comfort.
  • Assist with treatment plan options for patients.
  • Provide accurate and timely referrals to specialists and update charts to reflect care and procedures performed.
  • Communicate and chart patient conditions and treatment to the doctor accurately and concisely.
  • Set and Complete treatment provided before the patient is released from the operatory
  • Schedule future hygiene and restorative appointments
  • Perform Dental Prophylaxis as well as Scaling and Root Planning and Periodontal Maintenance 
  • Educates patients on the importance of preventative care, the disease process, and the role of bacteria; provides appropriate educational literature and instruction on home care.
  • Engaging the patients and asking for their feedback to ensure the best patient experience possible.
  • Actively taking a lead role in the design and management of our Hygiene ReCare System
  • Prepares all treatment rooms including, but not limited to, set-up, decontamination, sterilizing and sharpening all instruments, cleaning handpieces and room, restocking supplies.
  • Promotes company’s mission and customer service principals.
  • Ability to foster positive relationships with patients.
  • Successful in growing hygiene department through patient retention
  • Participate and engage in team meetings.
  • Be a leader and a solution finder in the ever-changing world of dentistry.

Downtown Dental is an equal opportunity employer, women, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.  


The above is intended to be an overview of the position and not meant to be all inclusive.

Downtown Dental

623 Quincy St. Suite #103

Rapid City, SD 57701

605.342.4882 (p) 605.342.4848 (f)

[email protected]   Posted 2/4/2021

We need you! Great opportunity at Schaack Family Dentistry to fill in your work week.  We need a hygienist to add to our team, any day of the week or any number of days, up to 4 days per week. We have an open operatory and patients to fill your schedule. Our hygienists are valued members of our team, working with our dentists in making decisions along with our patients.  Starting immediately.  Contact Jon at (605)716-5444 or [email protected]

o Competitive wages
o Paid vacation and holidays
o SIMPLE retirement plan with employer match
• Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene
• Licensed in South Dakota
• Certified in local anesthesia
• CPR Certified
• Team Player
Pay: Very Competitive
Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications
Opportunity Available: Rapid City, SD     Posted 2/1/2021

   Posted 1/23/2021

Due to recent growth, Kieffer Family Dental has an opportunity for a Dental Hygienist who is driven in providing the most amazing dental care in Rapid City. This is an opportunity to expand your clinical skills in an environment where hygienists are greatly valued as prominent members of the dental team. With a high-level compensation plan and a great benefits package, Kieffer Family Dental provides so much more than just a job; we offer you a career!
o Competitive wages, plus opportunity for additional compensation
o Medical/dental benefits
o Paid vacation and holidays
o 401K with employer match
o Career path for dynamic hygienists
Job Type: Full-time (4 days a week)
• Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene
• Licensed in South Dakota
• Certified in local anesthesia
• CPR Certified
• Passionate on patient care
• Amazing work ethic
• Team Player
Pay: Very Competitive
Pay may depend on skills and/or qualifications
Opportunity Available: Rapid City, SD
Submit Resume: Please email to [email protected]   Posted 1/23/2021



Lennox Dental Center is looking for an outgoing, friendly and detail-oriented dental hygienist. Must have comprehensive knowledge of periodontics and treatment confidence for all phases of general dentistry. This position is a great opportunity to learn and grow with a new office and dental team in a terrific community . We’re dedicated to offering proficient, trustworthy dental services and appreciation for all our staff.  

If this sounds a like a good fit, we would love to hear from you! 


Friday: 7:00 am to 1:00 pm (Closed one Friday/month for admin day). 

Hygiene work schedule can be customized as needed for flexibility, a definite plus! 


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Supplemental Insurance (vision, accidental, etc)
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Free Dental 
  • Continuing Education
  • Licensure
  • Uniforms


  • Competitive Pay
  • $2000 Sign on bonus

If you're looking for a better fit, send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] and we’ll contact candidates of interest in the coming weeks. Thank you for your interest! Posted 1/14/2021

Hartford Dental Clinic is looking for a hygiene fill in to work a maternity leave starting in July. Days needed are Thursday and Friday 8-5Also looking for hygiene temps that would available as needed. Please contact Mary at 605-528-6750. Posted 1/12/2021

Our growing dental practice is seeking a 
 Dental Hygienist to join our close-knit teams.  We serve all demographics of the population. We operate a busy office focusing on patient care being the #1 priority! The ideal candidate will have a calm, reassuring and friendly demeanor as well as the ability to multitask in a fast-paced atmosphere.

Dental Hygienist Skill:

  • Current state license required
  • Associates Degree in Dental Hygiene required
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of HIPAA privacy rules
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Current CPR certification required
  • Drive to succeed
  • Ability to provide exceptional patient care
  • Be personable and empathetic
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Work in a team oriented office
  • Display a high level of professionalism

Requirements: The ideal candidate will have experience working in a dental clinic, operating Dentrix software or knowledge of dental software, and have a current RDH license in SD.

Job Type: P/T, F/T, Temp Opportunity

Hourly Wage: Very competitive

Locations: Sioux Falls, SD    Tea, SD      Beresford, SD     Yankton, SD

Please send resume to [email protected]   Posted 1/10/2021

Sisseton Dental Clinic is looking for a full-time dental hygienist for our general dental practice.  Position is 4 days per week, Monday-Thursday.  Applicant must be available by 2/22/2021. We offer competitive pay, and our benefits include health insurance, family dental care, 401K + match, flexible scheduling, and paid time off. Please submit resume to [email protected] or call Dr. Evan Nelson at (605) 698-3201.   Posted 1/10/2021

Rapid City Dental Clinic, located in Clocktower Plaza needs a talented, positive dental hygienist with strong leadership skills to join our team. We are looking for someone who is passionate about excellence in periodontal care and is great at communicating with patients. Dr. Kevin Ripp and team are changing lives one smile at a time and our patients deserve the best! Please drop off resume at our clinic!   Posted 1/10/2021

Van Hofwegen Dental is looking to add a Registered Dental Hygienist to our team!  A successful candidate is someone with great communication skills, works well in a positive team environment and is self-motivated. If you are a goal-oriented person that practices patient centered care with a standard of excellence, then you might be a great fit for this position. We are a modern, fully-digital, general dental office that strives to provide patients with the highest quality dental care.


- Accurately communicate and document treatment completed and recommended

- Must possess a strong commitment to patient care

- Experience with Eaglesoft is a plus, but not required

- Licensed as a Registered Dental Hygienist in South Dakota

- Must be CPR certified

We offer highly competitive compensation, PTO, 401K, CPR and CE paid. Please come and join our fun and friendly office! Please email your resume to: [email protected]   Posted 1/10/2021

Jackson Dental Professionals - Belle Fourche, SD

Dental Hygiene Position:

Exciting career opportunity to help people attain optimal overall health. Jackson Dental is committed to empowering people through choosing and providing quality dental care that is individualized. We are growing and adding team members to this exciting, progressive dental practice in beautiful western South Dakota.

We are looking for a motivated, goal-oriented individual as our office continues to grow. The ideal candidate will have excellent clinical skills along with having a positive attitude, team-oriented outlook and excellent communication skills. If you want to deliver high quality, personal care and help people every day, please apply!


· $30 to $38 / hour Depending on experience, motivation and drive.

We offer a very competitive benefits package, including:

· Health Insurance

· 401k + match

· Free dental for you, and 75% off for your family

· Paid holidays and vacation

· Flexible schedule

How to apply:

· Submit resume to [email protected]

· In Person: 503 Jackson St, Belle Fourche, SD

SD license or working toward a license in SD required.

We are looking forward to finding the right person for an exciting career opportunity!   Posted 12/31/2020

     Posted 10/9/2020