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Full-Time Associate Dentist - Thriving Practice, Competitive Compensation

ETS Dental
Columbia, South Carolina
Closing date
Sep 10, 2024

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Associate Dentist
Contract Type
Job Type
Full Time

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Are you an experienced dentist seeking a rewarding opportunity in a thriving private dental practice? We have an exciting position available for a Full-Time Associate Dentist to join our team at our state-of-the-art facility. With annual collections over $2.5 million, a dedicated patient base, and a supportive work environment, this is an excellent opportunity to take your career to the next level.

About Us:

Our practice boasts an impressive track record, with $2.5 million+ in annual collections generated by the owner and two part-time associates(4 days/week combined) who are ready to retire. We are seeking a skilled and motivated associate to replace them and join our team. The owner is willing to mentor, providing guidance and support whenever needed.

Position Details:

  • Working Days/Hours: Monday through Thursday (8:30 am – 5:00 pm)
  • Patient Mix: Cash and PPO (in-network with Blue Cross and Delta Premier)
  • New Patients: 40-50 per month
  • Google Review Rating: 4.8 star average
  • Clinical Scope: Most adult procedures offered in-house but we refer out almost all pediatric cases

Practice Features:

  • Operatories: 10 fully-equipped operatories
  • Hygienists: 3 Full-Time Hygienists (2 assisted, resulting in 5 columns of hygiene)
  • Assistants: 2 dedicated dental assistants per doctor
  • Technology: Our practice is equipped with the latest tools and technologies, including Waveone, iTero, CBCT, Waterlase, and an implant system

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Compensation: Competitive pay structure with an initial daily rate of $650-$750, followed by 32% of collections (Collections rate in high 90s)
  • Income Expectations: $180,000-$220,000 annually
  • Benefits: Medical benefits with 60% of the employee’s premium paid, 401K with a 3% match, and a $2,000 Continuing Education (CE) stipend

Associate Criteria:

  • Experience: Minimum of 1 year of experience or residency required
  • Procedures: Proficiency in molar endodontics and surgical extractions is essential
  • Desirable Skills: Candidates with advanced skills including implant placement is ideal

Selling Points:

  • Ownership Structure: We are not a DSO (Dental Support Organization), offering you the opportunity to work in a dentist-owned practice
  • Work-Life Balance: You will work four days a week, allowing for an excellent work-life balance
  • Immediate Patient Base: Our practice has a steady stream of patients, ensuring you stay busy from the beginning
  • Supportive Team: You will have two experienced dental assistants and a dedicated support staff to assist you from day one
  • Patient-Focused Approach: Our practice model emphasizes providing exceptional care and building strong relationships with our patients
  • Positive Work Environment: We foster a positive and collaborative work environment where you can thrive
  • Equipment and Materials: We are committed to providing the necessary materials and equipment to support your work

If you are an experienced dentist seeking a challenging yet rewarding opportunity, we encourage you to apply for this position. We look forward to hearing from you and discussing how you can contribute to our thriving practice.

Interviewing Now! For more information, apply directly or contact Morgan Pace.
Phone: (540) 491-9102

ETS Dental Consulting is an independent firm that recruits Dentists and Dental Specialists for top practices across the country. ETS Dental Consulting does not own or operate any practices. All conversations are completely confidential. If you are seeking a new dental opportunity, apply today at!


ETS Dental is a dental recruiting firm that works with Independent Practices. ETS Dental does one thing and we do it well. Every day we locate and place Dentists, Practice Leadership Professionals, and Dental Specialists (Endodontists, Orthodontists, Oral Surgeons, Pediatric Dentists, and Periodontists) with private practices across the country.

We have assisted hundreds of private practices throughout the United States find the perfect associate, partner, or buyer for their practice. At any given time, ETS Dental has hundreds of opportunities all across the nation for Dentists, Dental Specialists, and Practice Leadership Professionals who are serious about taking the next step in their dental career.

All conversations are completely confidential. If you are seeking a new dental opportunity, apply today!

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