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Dentists

Western Dental is the largest, most established staff model dental company in California, with affiliated offices in Arizona and Nevada, and we have among the best quality management and professional development programs for our dentists. In a career with Western Dental you’ll enjoy a steady flow of patients, thanks to our strong reputation for quality, reliability and affordability.

Our doctors join us from a wide array of career paths. Sometimes they’re straight out of school, a residency or a specialty program. Or they may be filling in extra days while building a private practice, leaving private practice, moving from other dental companies, or relocating from other locations. Our doctors are graduates of the finest dental schools around the country, as well as the top dental schools around the world. Depending on their experience, our doctors start first as Associates and receive expert training in all aspects of general dentistry and one-on-one supervision to ensure mastery.

Associate Dentists

Western Dental’s Associate Dentists enjoy unique development and practice opportunities. These include fully digitalized offices--digital x-rays, electronic patient records, electronic patient flow systems, digital intra-oral cameras and more--as well as continuous mentoring from experienced dentists and other professionals to achieve excellence in clinical proficiency. 

Career opportunities for Associate Dentists are ample at Western. Dentists can enjoy a reliable, steady flow of patients, practice high quality dentistry, develop skills in all aspects of clinical dentistry and office leadership, achieve earnings levels that are among the highest in the industry for Associates, and advance to Managing Dentist positions, where earnings potential and leadership opportunities increase even more. Western pays a guaranteed base plus incentive compensation. We have had our Associate Dentists earning over $200,000 per year, and our Managing Dentists earning substantially more. 

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 Managing Dentists

Managing Dentists are working practitioners, as well as supervisors to Associate Dentists in our larger Western Dental clinics. They must be able to observe and identify opportunities for improvement in the performance of the Associate Dentists, create action plans and provide training aimed at performance improvement and monitor the progress of improvement. Managing Dentists are also responsible for preparing reports on office metrics to identify opportunities for improvement in the office’s performance. This position requires at least two years of hands-on experience as a practicing dentist and experience supervising associates or managing a dental office. Successful candidates at Western Dental will enjoy career development, growth opportunities and excellent compensation.

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