About Ritual

At Ritual we are revolutionizing dental health through a unique blend of cutting-edge innovations, microbiome research, artificial intelligence, and advanced technology. As a multi-specialty dental practice, we are dedicated to transforming the oral health experiences of individuals and families alike.

Our mission is to make the best dental care simple, empowering, and accessible to everyone. Ritual Dental is not just a dental practice; it's a contemporary approach to dentistry that embraces the latest scientific advancements, assisted by AI, and powered by modern technology, skilled hands, and capable minds. 

Our commitment to leveraging technology for precise oral health diagnostics enables our skilled team to spend more time providing personalized coaching and care to our patients. We firmly believe that good oral health is a cornerstone to extending every person's lifespan and enhancing their overall quality of life.

Join us on our journey to empower every individual to transform their Whole Health and extend their lifespan and be a part of the opening of our flagship dental clinic in Tribeca this spring!

About the Role

We're in search of a dedicated Dental Hygienist to join our Clinical team. As a foundational member of our team, you will have the unique opportunity to influence patient care by collaborating with our dental specialists and operations team. As a Dental Hygienist at Ritual, you will play a vital role in shaping the patient experience, and will contribute to the delivery of high-quality dental care. Your dedication to excellence will be valued as you help us set new standards in oral health. You will work in an environment that exudes style and comfort, featuring spacious operatory rooms, a private staff lounge, and a patient learning hub designed for enhanced connection. 

This role is an in person role, based in New York City.


Key responsibilities as a Dental Hygienist at Ritual: 

Patient Care:

  • Conduct dental assessments, including oral inspections, periodontal probings, gingival recessions
  • Perform professional teeth cleaning procedures, including scaling, root planing, and prophylaxis using cavitron, hand scalers and laser
  • Apply preventive materials like sealants and fluorides

Patient Education and follow up:

  • Instruct and educate patients about proper oral hygiene techniques 
  • Discuss the importance of periodic dental cleanings, periodontal treatments and oral microbiome testing, replacement of missing teeth, dental implants, aligning teeth for function, oral and systemic health
  • Provide dietary advice relevant to oral and systemic health
  • Give detailed instructions on what to expect during and after dental cleanings
  • Schedule a follow-up, either in-person or online, to discuss oral microbiome test results


  • Take dental radiographs/x-rays and 3D CBCT and intraoral scans if necessary


  • Document dental history, existing restorations, conditions and treatment plans in patient records if necessary
  • Maintain updated health history, including a list of medications taken by the patient

Sterilization & Infection Control:

  • Sterilize and maintain dental instruments and equipment
  • Follow health and safety regulations, including compliance with the dental office's infection control protocol

Collaboration & Referrals:

  • Collaborate with the dental team to develop individualized treatment plans
  • Identify potential patient issues and recommend referrals to dentists or specialists

Stay Updated:

  • Participate in continuing education programs to stay abreast of the latest practices, techniques, and technologies in dental hygiene


  • Order dental hygiene supplies as required
  • Assist with front-office tasks, such as scheduling and confirming hygiene appointments, as needed

Qualifications & Skills

Must Have

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Dental Hygiene from an accredited institution
  • Current NY state license to practice as a Dental Hygienist
  • Proficiency in dental software and technologies
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of current radiography procedures and relevant regulations
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Minimum 1 year working as a dental hygienist

Nice to Have

  • Experience working in a tech enabled company

You may be a good fit for this role if…

You question traditions: You're passionate about creating and comprehending the advances in services, science, and technology. You challenge conventions to solve problems for your patients and peers.

You set the bar high: You push yourself to exceed average expectations. Your commitment to excellence inspires you and your peers to reach consistently high standards, delivering exceptional service supported by the latest scientific advances and technology.

You pursue and empower with knowledge: You believe in the transformative power of knowledge, educating and empowering patients to make informed decisions about their well-being, bridging the information gap between patients and providers.

You work together: You are not afraid to blur the boundaries between disciplines as we seek to solve hard problems. You are intrigued and curious, engaging in lively discussions in the face of dissent. You thrive when working with experts across different disciplines and points of view.

You focus on lasting impact: You prioritize your work for lasting impact, avoiding gimmicks, fads, and short-term results.

Pay, Perks & Benefits at Ritual

The compensation range for this role is $50-60 per hour. Individual compensation for this role will depend on a variety of factors including qualifications, skills and applicable laws. In addition to base compensation, this role is eligible to participate in our competitive benefits plans.

  • Generous Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Health, Dental, & Vision coverage
  • Continued Education reimbursement 
  • 401k 
  • And more!

Ritual's Dedication to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Ritual is committed to pursuing Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in our hiring practices. We currently collect optional demographic information from candidates at the application stage in order to allow us to measure outcomes of people from underrepresented backgrounds in our hiring process. Identifying information about a candidate will never be shared externally and will only be used for the purpose of measuring its levels of representation. 

Ritual does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, educational background, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Ritual encourages people from all backgrounds to apply to this role!

Please note: Ritual interview requests and job offers only originate from Ritualdental.com email addresses (e.g. jsmith@Ritualdental.com). Ritual will never ask for bank information (e.g. account and routing number), social security numbers, passwords, or other sensitive information to be delivered via email.

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