Dental Hygiene Team

Kim Ives, R.D.H.

Kim is a Registered Dental Hygienist and has resided in Sidney for over thirty years and has been with the practice since 1989.  She is a graduate of Sidney Central School and completed her Dental Hygiene training at Broome Community College where she received her Associates degree.  She has received an extensive amount of continuing professional education at meetings and programs throughout the country to enhance her techniques and knowledge on patient care.  Kim with Dr. Benjamin was closely involved with the design and development of the VELscope, a technology used for assessing the health of the tissues of oral cavity for diseases such as oral cancer.  Additionally, she has co-authored several articles on diagnosis and the use of dental technologies with Dr. Benjamin. She enjoys working with children. "I am proud to be part of a caring and knowledgeable team and provide my patients with gentle and thorough preventive dental treatment."

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Lorinda Edwards, R.D.H.

Lorinda is a native of Sidney and a graduate of Sidney Central High School. She first joined the Benjamin Dental Group as a high school student, as a part of the BOCES Unique Careers program. She went on to graduate from Broome Community College with an Associate’s degree in Dental Hygiene.  Lorinda has many hours of continuing education and completed her Local Anesthesia certification course.  She has experience working in a periodontal office that specializes in the treatment of gum disease.  After 19 years as a hygienist, Lorinda still enjoys helping to restore and maintain her patient’s oral health.


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Benjamin Dental Group

60 Union Street @ Pearl

P.O. Box 27

Sidney, NY, 13838

Telephone: 607-563-2333

Fax:            607-563-8946


Open 9:00a.m. - 5:15p.m.



Scott D. Benjamin, D.D.S.


Office Administrator

    Wendy Johnson


Business Manager

    Marie Benjamin, C.P.A.


Clinical Coordinator

    Ayla Martin, C.D.A.


Hygiene Staff

    Kim Ives, R.D.H.

    Lorinda Edwards, R.D.H.

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