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Ten thousand dollar sign on bonus for all newly hired dental hygienists
Hourly base pay for dental hygienists at Dental Associates
Earn up to sixty dollars an hour with incentive
Five thousand dollar incentive guarantee in the first four months as a new dental hygienist

New for 2024 - Updated sign-on bonus and base pay.

Newly hired hygienists are welcomed with a $10,000 sign-on bonus, which is awarded after 60 days of employment. In addition, we have adjusted our hourly base pay to align with the latest market data. Our incentive program offers unlimited earning potential, with incentives ranging from $2 to $22 per hour on top of your base hourly wage based on the performance of our current hygienists. When factoring in incentive pay with the base hourly wage, hygienists can earn $45 to $60+ per hour. To support our new hires, we guarantee incentive pay for the first four months of employment, providing stability and opportunity for growth.

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Dental Associates HYGIENIST Testimonials

Meet some of our hygienists and hear what they have to say about why they chose a career at Dental Associates.

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Additional Advantages

Vacation Time... On Your Terms

Just because your dentist is going on vacation doesn’t mean you need to be forced into not working. At Dental Associates, you choose when you want to take your vacation time.

Hygiene Support & Mentorship 

Our internal Hygiene Service Line is led by experienced hygienists whose role is meant to enrich and improve the work experience of our hygienists. From new tools and C.E., to ways to improve your daily experience. 

Internal C.E. 

Our Hygiene Service Line partners with our internal Learning & Development team to offer Continuing Education events to assure you're always learning. 

Choose Your Appointment Length

We work with you to come up with a schedule that works for you and your patients.

Dental hygienist appointment time lengths


Dental Associates Hygienist Benefits Package

In addition to an excellent compensation package, a dental hygienist career with Dental Associates will offer you access to beautiful facilities, advanced technologies, continuing education offerings, abundant opportunities for career growth, a dedicated support team, wonderful patients and the gorgeous state of Wisconsin.

We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Vision plan
  • Health savings and flexible spending account
  • Disability coverage
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid time off, including paid vacation, holidays and sick time
  • Staff member discount programs

See our benefits page for more details regarding compensation packages.


Dental Hygienist Continuing Education Reimbursement

At Dental Associates, we offer our hygienists reimbursement for continuing education courses, as approved by management. We will reimburse up to $200 per year for course fees, materials, transportation, lodging, meals, etc., as to help our hygienists remain on the forefront of modern dentistry and techniques.


New - Dental Hygiene Education Reimbursement

To support our staff members' decision to continue their education and secure increased responsibility and growth within their professional careers, Dental Associates has established a reimbursement program specific to a Dental Hygiene degree. Once the program begins, you may reduce hours to accommodate your school schedule. The program can include course fees, textbook fees, and supply fees. To learn more, please contact our recruiters.

Dental Associates offers dental hygiene education reimbursement for staff


Why Dental Associates

Dental Associates is a strong company with the resources to continually invest in our overall growth. We also invest in our talented team members through continuing education and other development opportunities. We believe that learning should continue through every stage of life, and we encourage our team members to seek additional seminars, courses and mentoring opportunities to further develop their skills.

We care about the places in which we work, and are dedicated to giving back to those communities through service and support of local events. For example, our staff at all our clinics are actively involved with programs such as Give Kids a Smile Day, Children’s Dental Health Month and local health fairs.

About Dental Associates

Founded in 1974, Dental Associates is Wisconsin's largest family and dentist-owned group dental practice with over a dozen offices throughout the state and nearly 800 team members. We conveniently provide both general and specialty dentistry care so we can truly become our patients’ dental home by providing all services they may need. From pediatric dentistry to specialized dental services for older adults, we focus on excellent care that is affordable, accessible and personalized. We maintain the highest level of quality, which is proven by thousands of 5-star ratings on Google, an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and consistently high Press Ganey patient satisfaction scores at all of our Wisconsin locations.

Want to Join Our Team?

See the Current Job Openings box at the top of this page for our current openings. If you don’t see an opening for this position or the city you prefer, please contact our recruiters at the following address and they will keep your name on file for future openings!


Please visit our General Dentist or Specialty Dentist pages for contact information.

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Dental Associates Locations

Our clinics are located in great communities throughout Wisconsin. Learn more about each community and why it’s great to live and work there!

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