Sample Associate Dentist Job Description

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We are a family owned and operated dental practice that provides comprehensive, quality dental care to patients in the community. Our mission is to provide exceptional patient care through our innovative approach which includes: providing high-quality dentistry with an emphasis on clinical excellence; developing strong relationships with physicians, dentists and other health care providers; and building lasting client relationships. As a leading provider of oral healthcare services for over 50 years, we have been recognized as one of America's best places to work by Fortune Magazine and others.


The associate dentist is responsible for providing dental care to patients in a professional and courteous manner. This position requires the ability, willingness and desire of all dentists to work independently as well as with others who are not part-time or full time. Dental experience preferred but not required; must be comfortable working on an office setting while maintaining confidentiality regarding patient information. Must have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. Excellent organizational skills including attention to detail. Ability to multitask. Excellent customer service skills. Able to work in a team environment.

Detailed job duties include:

  • Provide dental care to patients in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Provide comprehensive oral health services including: examinations, treatment planning, patient education, referrals, follow-up visits.


  • Must be licensed in the state of New York
  • Adult Dentrix license required, or eligible for licensure as an associate dental practitioner with one year experience preferred
  • Dentists must have excellent oral health and communication skills to work effectively with patients, families, dental assistants, etc.
  • We are looking for someone who is passionate about providing quality care while maintaining our commitment to excellence.


  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match for full time associates
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Health saving plans
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term disability
  • Long-term disability
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Discounted dentist services
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