Dental Hygienist Jobs in South Dakota

Provide preliminary dental care. Dental hygienists operate outside dentist supervision to clean teeth, inspect patients for signs of oral disease or jaw/tooth problems, produce/interpret X-rays, and keep patients informed on positive oral health habits. They also track and maintain patient records and treatment plans. Depending on state regulations, additional duties may include sculpting and installing fillings and/or periodontal dressings.

Dental hygienists must have a working knowledge of the factors influencing dental health—diet, for example—in order to properly educate patients. They are also highly proficient in interpersonal communication, as they interact with clients regularly.

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Aspen Dental - Sioux Falls, SD
If you're a Registered Dental Hygienist in your state of residency, apply today to speak with a recruiter and learn more!...
2 days ago
Aspen Dental - Rapid City, SD
If you're a Registered Dental Hygienist in your state of residency, apply today to speak with a recruiter and learn more!...
2 days ago
Delta Companies - Howard, SD
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4 days ago
GPAC - Sioux Falls, SD
Qualifications: Valid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene. Maintain up to date trainings as required by law. Versed in Dentrix is required....
7 days ago
GPAC - Brandon, SD
Qualifications: Valid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene. Maintain up to date trainings as required by law. Versed in Dentrix is required....
7 days ago
GPAC - Harrisburg, SD
Qualifications: Valid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene. Maintain up to date trainings as required by law. Versed in Dentrix is required....
7 days ago
GPAC - Tea, SD
Qualifications: Valid Dental Hygienist License Minimum of an Associate's degree in Dental Hygiene. Maintain up to date trainings as required by law. Versed in Dentrix is required....
7 days ago
Veterans Health Administration - Sioux Falls, SD
GS-6 Dental Hygienist Experience....
7 days ago
Designer Dentistry & Smiles - Sioux Falls, SD
Designer Dentistry & Smiles has an opening for a Registered Dental Hygienist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
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9 days ago Designer Dentistry & Smiles
Yankton, SD
We are adding another Dental Hygienist to our dental family, interested? Are you kind, fun and passionate about helping others? Then we need YOU!...
11 days ago
Sioux Falls, SD
Overview Designer Dentistry & Smiles has an opening for a Registered Dental Hygienist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. We provide a working environment like no other dental office you have ever seen!...
90+ days ago

Demographic Data for South Dakota

Moving to South Dakota? Find some basic demographic data about South Dakota below.


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Dental Hygienist Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Introduction to Dental Medicine
The mouth is the window into human health. This course provides an overview of dental medicine to engage, educate, excite and assist you in improving the oral health of your patients and members...

Complete Dental Hygienist Training Course
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Nitrous Oxide Course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists
Nitrous oxide course for Dentists & Dental Hygienists - Guide to Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Minimal Conscious Sedation or PAN Sedation: Theoretical Basis of Practice. By Dr Mark A. GillmanThis...

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Salary for Dental Hygienist Jobs in South Dakota

This is the average annual salary for Dental Hygienist jobs in South Dakota as reported by the BLS.

$64,580

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Dental Hygienist positions.

Highest Education Level

Dental Hygienists in South Dakota offer the following education background
  • Associate's Degree (46.8%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (32.7%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (5.8%)
  • High School or GED (5.7%)
  • Doctorate Degree (4.0%)
  • Master's Degree (3.9%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Dental Hygienists in South Dakota
  • None (51.3%)
  • 1-2 years (33.5%)
  • Less than 1 year (14.4%)
  • 2-4 years (0.8%)

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