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Amherst Chamber Hiring?

Dental Hygienist (All locations)

Posted: 09/01/2021

Job description

If you are seeking a safe work environment for your worthwhile and diverse career as a Dental Hygienist, University Pediatric Dentistry is the place for you!

Here at UPD, we strongly value the safety of our employees and patients. For that reason, we provide all our clinical staff with n95 masks, full face shields, protective gowns, disposable shoe covers and head caps.

Our orientation includes: professional n95 fit testing, proper training on our donning and doffing process, along with how to maneuver around the red and green treatment zones in the Covid dental world.

We believe that every child and adolescent in Western New York deserves the very best dental care. As a Dental Hygienist with UPD, you would be responsible for providing preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic dental care for our pediatric patients, including those with developmental disabilities.

The ideal Dental Hygiene candidate must professionally demonstrate proficiency in the treatment triangle of patient, parent and provider and the ability to partner in the dental team to achieve excellent patient outcomes.

Some of the opportunities for Dental Hygienists that we offer are:

Working in the community through our outreach programs- in schools, community centers, summer camps, health fairs, etc.

Paid cross-training in sterilization and assisting with operative dentistry, orthodontics and oral surgery.

CE credits

Various locations throughout Western New York with flexible hours that include days, evenings and Saturday mornings

Part-time, full-time and per diem Dental Hygienist positions are currently available

Making a difference in the lives of children all across WNY


Current state license to practice dental hygiene (RDH)

Excellent communication skills and a passion to educate patients

Desire to grow and develop skills

Anesthesia license is NOT required

Bilingual candidates desirable

ADA Requirements:

Use hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.

Repeat the same motions.

Sit for long periods of time.

Able to communicate verbally.

Moderate to occasional: Lifting (1-10 pounds), walking.

Job Types: 

Full-time, Part-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • dental hygienist: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Associate (Required)


  • Dental Hygienist (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $25.00 - $34.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

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