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Dental Hygienist Career Opportunities

Occasionally the IDHA receives wanted ads for part-time and full-time dental hygienists in the state of Illinois. Please carefully read the contact information on each ad as the IDHA does not accept job applications. If your office is hiring and you would like to place a job posting on our website and social media accounts, you may do so at the form below, or send the job description, requirements, hours, and contact information to: leadership.idha@gmail.com.

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Aspen Dental is looking for hygienists! Check out their website for current job opportunities:


Aspen Dental office in DeKalb, IL is looking for a hygienist. Apply here.

Posted 6/15/21 

Aspen Dental office located in Quincy, IL is looking for a hygienist! Apply here

Posted 5/20/21

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Busy St Charles practice is seeking a part time Dental Hygienist!!

Please send resume or questions to Nora@dmkdds.com!!

Posted 5/27/21 

Grand Dental - Sycamore is looking for temp hygiene coverage for:

6/29: 8:30-6pm, 1 hour lunch
7/1: 6:30-4pm, 1 hour lunch
7/19: 8:30-6pm, 1 hour lunch
7/20: 8:30-6pm, 1 hour lunch
7/21: 6:30-4pm, 1 hour lunch
7/22: 6:30-4pm, 1 hour lunch
7/24: 6:30-1pm, no lunch
7/26: 8:30-6pm, 1 hour lunch

Grand Dental has an amazing team, all needed PPE, a beautiful, modern facility with all the latest technology,  and 1+ hour long appointments for adults. 

The office is located at:

134 W State St, Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: 815-895-4571

If interested, please email: kwalsh@granddentalgroup.com 

Posted 5/27/21 

Associates for Family Dentistry in Gurnee is looking for a hygienist to work Mon/Tues/Thur/Fri 7:30 am - 5:00 pm.  Extra 15 minutes between patients for cleaning time. Surgical air filtration system in all operatories and N95's, shields, insurance benefits, 401k, and vacation time.

Located at: 101 S. Greenleaf, Suite E in Gurnee, IL

Please contact Michelle Maton, office manager, at 847-662-3100

Posted on 5/26/21 

Looking for an up beat dental hygienist to work two days a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Vernon Hills, IL.
Please e-mail resume to manager@duffyandkwiatt.com.

Posted on 5/24/21

Hygienist Needed for Randall Oaks Dental in Carpentersville on Randall Rd between Elgin and Algonquin.

Contact Kimberly (OM) 224-484-8221

If you are a self-directed Hygienist who wishes to combine excellent technical skills with your ability to influence patients to accept excellent clinical care and if you want to make a substantial contribution as a health-care professional, our part time hygiene position may be just the opportunity you are looking for. Are you sincere, outgoing and caring? Would you like working in a positive, enjoyable atmosphere where you can feel proud of the work you do and recognized for your efforts? If so, look no further. We have a quality oriented caring office, a wonderful patient population, an enthusiastic team, and a sincere dentist dedicated to quality care. We'd love to have you join us Part-Time in Carpentersville, IL - 3 days a week to start on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday We also work 1 Saturday a month. This could possibly lead to a full time. Previous dental experience would be a plus, a great attitude and a strong work ethic are our first priorities.

Please send a resume and a paragraph about yourself. We look forward to meeting you!

Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $35.00 - $38.00 per hour

Posted on 5/24/21 

Skyline Smiles, a growing practice in the West Loop looking to hire a part time or full time hygienist immediately. Can include health benefits, 401k, PTO, etc. PPE given. Great office, fast pace, kind doctors, staff, and patients. Join our fun, family oriented practice today!

Please email resume to Nirali.vora0220@gmail.com or call 312-759-1120 and ask for Nirali, the hygiene manager.

Posted 5/17/21 

Office in Libertyville is looking for a temp for the following dates:

  • Aug 3 -9:00-6:00
  • Aug 4 -1:00-7:00
  • Aug 5- 1:00-7:00
  • Aug 10- 9:00-6:00
  • Aug 11- 1:00-7:0
  • Nov 9- 9:00-4:00

If you are available for these dates, please contact smile@libertyvilledental.com, ATTN: Jessi.

Posted on 5/15/21 

Permanent RDH needed for two Saturdays per month in Palos Heights (right by Lake Catherine). Hours are 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. 

Maternity leave coverage also needed beginning Saturday Aug 21. Hours are M/T/Th 11:00 am to 7:00 pm, W 7:00 am to 2:00 pm and every other Sat 8:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Please send resume to info@allheartdental.com

Posted 5/15/21 

Locations in the Chicagoland area. 

To expedite your inquiry, please mention that you were referred by IDHA, via the General Assembly Chair, Kim Fasula

Posted 5/14/21

Advocate Illinois Masonic Dental Center (located at 811 W. Wellington Ave. Chicago, IL) is seeking an experienced RDH. The position is for 20 hours/week with benefits. 

Interested candidates should email Judy Walker at Judith.Walker@aah.org 

To expedite your inquiry, please mention that you were referred by IDHA, via the General Assembly Chair, Kim Fasula

Posted on 5/14/21 

Gallery Park Dental in Glenview is seeking a full time hygienist to join our growing practice. We are an established, friendly, comprehensive dental practice in the northern suburbs. Candidates should be organized and enjoy working in a fast paced environment that provides exceptional dental care.

We are a modern, fully digital practice that offers the latest technology.

Some of the amazing benefits to joining our team:

  • base hourly salary with production based bonuses
  • health and vision insurance
  • retirement matching
  • paid holidays, vacation and sick days
  • CE reimbursement

If interested please contact admin@galleryparkdental.com

To expedite your inquiry, please mention that you were referred by IDHA, via the General Assembly Chair, Kim Fasula

Posted on 5/14/21 

Full time dental hygiene program coordinator at Lewis and Clark Community College position available.

Follow this link for full job description and to apply. 

Posted 5/10/21 

Are you someone that values a supportive, friendly culture at a 5 star dental practice? If the answer is yes, you may have just found your new home at our well established dental office located in the historic district of Oak Park.

We are currently seeking a “Rock star” Dental Hygienist (2-3 days per week) who prioritizes the health and well being of each individual as well as contributes their ideas and expertise to our positive office environment.


*Professional and friendly chair-side manner.
*Ability and willingness to teach appropriate oral hygiene strategies to patients.
* Flexibility relating to patient accommodations.
* Excellent organization and record-keeping.
* Stellar time management.
*Patient screening; assessing oral health conditions, reviewing health history, etc.
*Taking dental XRays, applying sealants and fluoride.
*Removing calculus and plaque from all surfaces of the teeth.
*Licensed RDH
* CPR certification.
*Prior knowledge of Dentrix is a plus, but not required as we will provide training.

In return, you will enjoy the following perks:
*Hygiene Assistant
*Assistance with continuing education

If you want to feel challenged and inspired at work, want more variety in your job, and want to be a member of our amazing team; please send an email & resume to Mickie@wiseddsoakpark.com

Posted on 5/10/21 

Looking for an energetic licensed dental hygienist to work in our family oriented dental practice in the Seven Bridges development in Woodridge, IL . Well established practice with a friendly low stress work environment. Part-time position to fill our hygiene needs on Thursdays and Fridays and possibly one Saturday a month. All PPE needs provided. Surgically Clean Air purifiers in each operatory. Hourly pay negotiable based on experience ($38.00-$42.00) per hour. 401k with matching.

Contact: Christopher Troscinski, D.D.S. 630-960-2440 office, 630-995-5467 cell/text, catroscinskidds@aol.com

Posted on 5/10/21 

Progressive multi-specialty private practice in Naperville is looking for a PT hygienist.  Join our fun family and grow with us. Offering competitive pay, profit sharing and benefits.

Send resume to: dentalavailability@yahoo.com or call the office at (630) 718-1901

Posted on 5/10/21 


  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off (vacation, holidays, well pay)
  • Continuing education opportunities


  • 1 Hour+ appointments

COVID-Considerations: ALL PPE, PureVac, ReLeaf, Air Purifiers, etc are provided. 

For Questions or interest, please contact: Dawn @ dlaveau@granddentalgroup.com or 630-585-9333, ext. 518

Grand Dental – Naperville is searching for an upbeat, motivated, passionate Dental Hygienist who is committed to providing excellent patient care to join our team of dental professionals. We offer a generous benefit package, respect, and career growth opportunities in a fun team-driven work environment

Pay: Base $38/hr. + 27% commission on gross production


  • Active RDH License to work in Illinois
  • Dental Hygiene Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2 years of clinical experience (preferred)
  • Local Anesthetic certified
  • CPR certification
  • Intraoral Camera
  • Digital X-Ray
  • Dental software
  • Laser certified (will provide training opportunity)

Job Type: Full-time

Posted on 5/6/21

Kirk Family Dentistry in Aurora is looking to grow our fantastic dental team! We are looking for a part-time hygienist available every Monday and Tuesday, and every other Friday and Saturday. Our team member that usually works these hours is recovering from surgery, and her return to the office will be gradual. This part time position would be the perfect step for the right candidate to transition into full time. Solo doctor owned practice with great patient base already in place. Full team already in place with a lead hygienist, another part time hygienist, assistant, and sterilizer coordinator.

Clinic hours are Monday Tuesday 10 am to 7 pm, Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm, closed Thursdays, Fridays 9 am to 3 pm, every other Saturday 8 am to 2 pm. If you have a steady hand and great bedside manner, we look forward to meeting you!

Please call us at 630-499-1800 and ask for Barbara, or email resume to info@kirkfamilydentistry.com

Posted on 5/6/21 

Full time Dental Hygienist wanted at Global Facial Aesthetics Dental in River Forest.

Call 708 366-8909 or leave a message at 708-415-7567 for more information and to set up an interview.

Posted on 5/6/21 

Office in Lakeview area is looking for a dental hygienist Mon-Thurs from 8:00am-5:00pm.

Please email laurak@firstdentalchicago.com if interested!

Posted on 5/4/21 

Office located in Downtown Chicago is looking for a temp hygienist for the month of June (possible permanent position). Flexible on days, hours are Mon, Tues, Thurs 9:00am to 5:00pm and Wed/Fri 8:00am to 4:00pm.

Please email sandy@sikoradental.com

Posted on 5/4/21 

 Lincoln Park Family Smiles is growing! We are looking for a dental hygienist to join our team. This position is currently part time: 2-3 days per week, with the potential for growth. We offer a very competitive salary with two great locations and flexible schedules. If you have a true passion for your career, we would love to meet you!

Please send your resume to cc@lincolnparksmiles.com

Posted on 5/4/21 

New startup office in Glenview looking for a lead hygienist, great opportunity for a top hygienist.

Please contact Earl Schneider, DDS at 224-662-7216

Posted on 5/4/21 

Molis Dental Burr Ridge, a modern and digitized office is looking for a friendly, hardworking, goal oriented hygienist to join their team. Experience preferred, but not required. Medical benefits and retirement included. 

Please contact Nina at 630-920-1990

Office Hours are:

  • Mon: 9:00-7:00
  • Tues: 9:00-7:00
  • Wed: (2nd and 4th of the month)  8:00-1:00
  • Thur: 9:00-5:00
  • Sat: (2nd and 4th of the month)  9:00-2:00

Posted on 5/4/21 

Private practice in Downtown Glen Ellyn is looking to hire an RDH for M-F/S (occasional Saturday on non-Friday weeks). Benefits include 401l, PTO, holiday pay, dental, and a % of health insurance.

Our office is looking to add a team member to our all digital, modern office. New graduates are welcome to apply. 

We would love to add another long term team member to our group. Please send resume, along with any additional information or questions you may like to include to: info@glenellyndentistry.com

Office Hours: 

  • Mon: 7:30-3:00
  • Tues: (alternating)  11:00-7:00/8:30-4:30
  • Wed: 8:00-2:00
  • Thur: 11:00-6:00
  • Fri: (1-2 per month) 7:30-12:30
  • Sat: (1 per month)  8:00-12:00

Posted on 5/4/21 

Looking for PT Dental Hygienist for Monday and Tuesdays. One doctor practice located in Villa Park, IL

Call 630-833-9666 

Posted 5/4/21 

Aspen Dental is looking for hygienists in their DeKalb, Rockford, Evergreen Park, Melrose Park, and Algonquin locations!

Offering Full Time and Part Time. New grads are welcome to apply!

Contact kaylea.dolan@aspendental.com 

Posted on 5/4/21

ANTIOCH family dental practice seeking full time RDH. Flexible hours and benefits available!

Call for more info or Email resumes to vicki.heritage@comcast.net We look forward to hearing from you!

Posted 5/4/21 

RDH needed for full or part-time at a downtown Oak Park, IL office. Weekdays 730am-5pm and some Saturdays 730am-1pm. Open for discussion which days you're available.

Please call office #: 708-383-9651 

ask for Edith, Amber, or Liz

Posted on 4/30/21 

Central Park Dentistry in Jacksonville, IL is expanding and looking to hire a PT-FT hygienist!

Send your resume to Matthewlynchdmd@gmail.com

Posted on 4/30/21 

Privately owned, multi doctor practice is looking for an energetic and caring hygienist for our Melrose Park, IL location. Eaglesoft is a plus. Excellent benefit package. Hours: Mon 8-4, Tues 7-4 or 9-4, Wed Off, Thurs 7-5, Fri 7-12, Sat 7-12.

Please visit www.mcdadental.com

Posted on 4/30/21 

Office in Libertyville/Vernon Hills, IL is looking for a part time and full time dental assistant. If anyone knows a great dental assistant to refer, please pass this information along! Newly remodeled office and very friendly staff!  

Please send resume to: drnick1109@gmail.com

Posted 4/30/21 

Higgins Family Dental in Chicago, IL is looking for a hygienist to join their growing team! Full and part time options available. 

Email avizzini@decisiononedental.com

Posted on 4/30/21 

Central Park Dentistry in Jacksonville, IL is expanding and looking to hire a PT-FT hygienist!

Send your resume to Matthewlynchdmd@gmail.com

Posted on 4/30/21 

Rochester Family Dentistry (Dr. Ellen Fischer) in Rochester, IL is seeking to hire a part time hygienist with flexible hours. This position would begin as one to two days a week with room for growth as the schedule accommodates. Please email your resume to: frontdesk@rochester-familydentistry.com

Posted on 4/30/21 

EXPRESS Employment Professionals has a client in need of a RDH proficient in treatment of periodontal therapy to start immediately!  Pay is $38 - $45 per hour depending on the level of experience.  Located in Glenview, IL.  See the description for hours available and to apply!

View job description

Posted 4/30/21

Milner Dentistry in Springfield is looking for a hygienist to cover a maternity leave beginning the 3rd week of October through the end of the year.

Please contact: info@milnerdentistry.com

Posted on 4/20/21 

A well established general practice in Springfield is hiring an RDH for a position with flexible hours.

We strive to create an environment where patients are satisfied knowing they are treated in the most ethical and caring manner.

If working in a professional, stress-free office interests you, please email your resume to rileydentalsmile@hotmail.com or mail resume to:
Riley Dental
2908 Greenbriar Dr.
Springfield, IL 62704

Posted on 4/20/21 

Seeking RDH for an office in Bloomington- new grads welcome. Offering competitive compensation based on experience. Full time or part time/per diem candidates welcome. Extremely flexible with hours.

All COVID PPE provided, hospital grade UV light filter system in HVAC, each operatory equipped with vent and windows.

1 hour per patient, 75 minutes per new patient. Training provided on Dentrix and digital sensors. 401k with match.

Please call (309) 662-3123 to schedule a phone interview or send your resume to ForeverDental.McLean@gmail.com 

Posted 4/21/20 

Full-time RDH needed in Rockford!

Mon-Thurs 8:00am-6:00pm, a few Fridays in June, July, and December.

401K, paid vacation days, holidays, and sick days.

Send resume to mindy.yrock@gmail.com

Posted on 4/20/21

Arlington Heights family dental practice seeking a part time hygienist. Monday (10:30-8) and Tuesday (9:30-7). Flexibility to cover possible Wednesday or Thursday would be a plus if the full time hygienist needs a day off. New grads welcome. PPE provided and anything else wanted can be discussed.

Please reach out with any questions or call/text the office for Karina @ 847-392-2141. Email: drmolar@sbcglobal.net

Posted on 4/20/21

Full time RDH needed in Rockford, IL.

Mon-Thurs 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM; and a few Fridays in June, July, and December.

401K, paid vacation days, holidays, and sick days.

Send resume to mindy.yrock@gmail.com

Posted on 4/19/21

Smiles of Naperville: 3020 Reflection Dr, Naperville

Flexible days and hours. 

Please contact dentalavailability@yahoo.com

Posted on 4/19/21

Office in Cary is looking for a registered dental hygienist to join their team! Possibility of full time hours in the future. One hour appointment times, with one and a half hours for new patients.

Hours are:

Monday 10am-7pm
Thursday 10am-7pm
First Saturday of the month 7:30am-4pm

Call Susie at (847) 639-9080

Posted on 4/7/21

Office in River Forest is looking for a registered dental hygienist. 

Please contact (708) 366-7100 for more information.

Posted on 4/6/21

Office in Downtown Downer's Grove is seeking an enthusiastic, responsible, FT registered dental hygienist in their busy neighborhood office. No evenings. Knowledge of Dentrix a plus.

Office hours are:

Monday 8am-4pm
Tuesday 8am-4pm
Thursday 7am-3:30pm
Friday 7am-1pm
One half day on Saturday per month.

Please send your resume to: drjmarchese@sbcglobal.net

Posted on 4/6/21

Fox Lake Dental in Fox Lake, IL  - Part time or Full Time

An Exciting Job Opportunity as a Dental Hygienist

If you’re searching for a rewarding career as a Dental Hygienist, look no further. A Heartland Dental supported office is looking for a motivated, goal-orientated individual to help provide the most efficient dental care for our community as possible as a Dental Hygienist. At Heartland Dental supported offices, optimal dentistry and patient care is of utmost importance, so join our team today!


We understand that you work hard, which is why each supported location provides an excellent compensation and benefits package. Additionally, Heartland Dental’s extensive training and continuing education opportunities are unparalleled and exceed industry norms. Each supported location invests heavily in your professional and personal growth and wants to see you succeed. If your career ambitions include leadership and further advancement, our network of supported locations offer many opportunities to help you meet your goals. Heartland Dental’s network of supported locations is expected to double in size within the next five to seven years and new opportunities will be created to support that growth.

Additional Benefits:

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Free dental services for yourself and your dependents minus labfees
  • Vision care support
  • Life insurance
  • 401(K) retirement plan
  • 6 paid holidays off
  • Team-focused, uplifting and educational work culture
  • Potential for 2 weeks vacation available


As a Dental Hygienist, you will clean teeth and examine patient oral areas, head and neck for signs of oral disease.  You will also record and review patient medical histories.

Additional responsibilities and requirements of the Dental Hygienist include:
• Cleaning calcareous deposits, accretions and stains from teeth and beneath gum margins with dental instruments • Charting conditions of dental decay and disease for diagnosis and treatment by the dentist
• Maintaining and sterilizing dental equipment
• Applying fluorides and other cavity preventing agents to prevent dental decay


• Ability to prepare dental equipment and instruments
• Excellent working knowledge of overall dentistry and dental hygiene procedures, dental patient screening and medical history documentation
• Ability to travel at minimum one time per quarter for training; potentially out of state
• Dentrix computer experience a plus
• Experience using Vizilite, Velscope and/or Diagnodent a plus
• Experience using electronic medical records a plus
• Leadership skills


• Valid Dental Hygienist license in the state for which you apply
• Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene, Bachelor’s degree a plus
• CPR Certification

We put our people first at Heartland Dental, and that shows in our generous benefits package. Company retains the sole discretion to change the duties of the position at any time. We provide all employees and applicants for employment the protections of federal, state, and local laws affording equal opportunity in employment.

If you are interested in applying for this position, click here to apply. 

Posted on 4/1/21

Full and Part Time Dental Hygienist - Downtown Chicago/Loop

  • excellent work/life balance
  • flexible hours
  • friendly, warm environment
  • new grads welcome
  • transportation stipend
  • part time is 15-18 hours
  • full time is 28-34 hours

Email chicagodentist312@gmail.com with your resume

Posted 3/31/21

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