​MBDS Job Listings


Opportunities Available — Dentists


  • Associate dentist with purchase option

    Quality focused dentist

    Description: If you are a dentist who takes pride in your work, and has hopes for your own practice, this position in Salinas offers a rare opportunity to share your care and skill...... and work at a practice that values good work, and honest rapport with your patients. And..... a potential for owning the practice that has been going the extra mile for their patients for 50 years. That longevity is not an accident, but rather a natural result of unrushed dentistry, valuing excellent, lasting dental care for generations of the same families. Please confirm this statement by viewing the thousands of Demandforce reviews. Or, YELP. Check our website at Salinas Dental Health. As in health, which is our focus for our patients. 

    Contact: Dennis Andresen | 8312060145 | dra@redshift.com

  • Associate Dentist Position Available

    Santa Cruz

    Description: Santa Cruz Dental Group has been a cornerstone of the dental community since 1958 providing the community with general dentistry for adults and children. We are a busy, well established group practice seeking a part time associate dentist (up to 3 days per week), which could lead to full time and/or partnership position. 2-3 years of experience preferred. Compensation and benefits package based on hours and experience.

    Contact: Richard Robinson, DDS | 831-234-2486 | dr_richard@comcast.net

  • Pediatric Dental Specialist Associate

    Central Coast Pediatric Dental Group

    Description: Central coast Pediatric Dental Group a private pediatric dental group with multi-doctors, surgery centers and hospital dental component, seeks an interested pediatric dental specialist associate. Part time or full time opportunities are available with ample opportunities for professional fellowship, career growth and personal growth and security. Salary commensurate to experience. for more information please contact Dr. Peter Chiang at 831-442-8878 or email pchiang@ccpdg.com. For information about our practice, please visit our website or our Facebook page.

    Contact: Isela | 831-442-8878 | iselab@ccpdg.com

  • Dentist Needed_

    Dentist Needed_

    Description: If you are seeking clinical autonomy with the backing of a full support team and the latest technology, we have the ideal opportunity for you in our private office in Scotts Valley, California. Description We are looking to fill a general dentist (part time with possibility to full time) position at our modern office. We do in office smile designs, robotic dentistry, digital scanning, CT Scan machines, milling machine 5 axis ,etc… We additionally offer clinical support with direct one-on-one mentorship. You can concentrate on your area of expertise while others manage patient administrative tasks, office staffing and marketing. Overview This is a well-established practice that has been around for many years and has an amazing patient base that is very loyal to the practice. This is a unique career opportunity in which the successful candidate can transition to full time and associate position within the next couple years. Current Dentist is looking to retire and is open for a partnership. This position can prove to be personally, professionally, and financially rewarding for the right person. Compensation We guarantee to offer $800 starting daily or Salary Collection-Based. Benefits When the right candidate promotes to full time, we will offer a whole benefit package: • We offer sponsorship for OPT, TN,H1-B & Permanent Residency. • Education required: DDS or DMD from an ADA accredited dental school. • 1-2 years of experience is a plus • Possibility of partnership after one year. • Paid continuing education. Job Type: Part time with possibility of becoming full time. Contact Directly: • Dr. Fernandez / Dr. Torres DDS. • Email: PDFFER1968US@gmail.com • Phone: 831-438-0554 To learn more about us by visiting us at: usasmiledent.com 

    Contact: FERNANDEZ PABLO | 831-438-0554 | pdffer1968us@gmail.com

  • Associate Dentist_

    Description: Established Watsonville Family dental practice is looking for an Associate dentist. Part time to start, can grow into full time. We will consider an experienced dentist or a new graduate. Come live in beautiful Santa Cruz county! Please email resume to gregoryocampodds@gmail.com

    Contact: Candy | (831)724-7400 | gregoryocampodds@gmail.com

  • Volunteer Dentist Needed

    Dentistry4Vets

    Description: Dentist needed 1 day per week in Marina Dentistry4Vets Marina Clinic Description: Dentistry4Vets is a new clinic located at the Montage Wellness Center in Marina. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Our clinic is a non-profit serving military veterans in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. We have a new facility and we are well funded. This is a very rewarding position as you will be helping veterans who are in need of dental and hygiene care. We would like expertise in dentistry to include extractions, crowns, filings, bridges and partials, dentures and hygiene. Specialty care is provided by various volunteers in the dental community.

    Contact: Patricia Yellich | 831-883-9371 | info@dentistry4vets.org

  • Associate Dentist Needed

    Description: Busy south Salinas dental office seeks the right general dentist to join our team. Looking for 1-3 days a week but the specific days of the week can be flexible. 2-3 years of experience preferred. Compensation and benefits package based on hours and experience.

    Contact: Kerri Mule | 831-424-0678 | officemanager@muledds.com

  • Associate Dentist

    Full or Part Time

    Description: An established dental practice focused on providing the community with general dentistry for adults and children. Our practice is a full-service provider of comprehensive hygiene and dental care located in Watsonville. We are looking for a full-time or part time experienced Associate Dentist with competence in all phases of dentistry (diagnosis, fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures, extractions, root canals, etc.). Patient and practice staff safety is paramount. Our dental practice is adhering to COVID19 precautions, PPE, safety measures set forth from CDC in addition to HEPA Air Purifiers and UV-C Aerosol Suction Devices. Practice hours are Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:00PM. $168K+ Compensation negotiable. Please send resume.

    Contact: Leon | 408-677-7737 | karentrinhddsinc@gmail.com


Opportunities Available — Clinical Staff


  • RDA OR DENTAL ASSISTANT WANTED

    Dental Assistant Wanted

    Description: Looking for an energetic self motivated dental assistant to join our staff. Registered Dental Assistant or Expanded Function preferred by not required. We have a quality office with state of the art equipment. Hours Mon.-Thurs. 8:00-5:00 and Fri. 8:00-4:00. 

    Contact: Barbara McNally | 831-643-4200 | info@hardy.dental

  • Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) Part time

    Work in Scotts Valley!

    Description: John A Stevens D.D.S. Inc. , a well established dental practice in Scotts Valley is looking for a Dental Hygienist to join our team. Someone with a positive attitude, excellent communication skills and who is committed to providing the highest quality of care for our patients. Our friendly office employs modern technology in a warm relaxed atmosphere. This is a part time position starting at two days a week, with likelihood to grow to 3 days/ weekly. Competitive Compensation. Requirements: • Current California RDH, X-ray and BLS licenses. • Proficient in digital x-rays • Proficient in dental software. Eaglesoft is a plus. • COVID19 Vaccinated. Respond with your resume and cover letter. Thank you. 

    Contact: John A Stevens D.D.S. | 831 440 1830 | stevensdds@comcast.net

  • FULL TIME Dental Receptionist

    Description: Our energetic, friendly and well established Santa Cruz Dental Office is seeking a Full Time Receptionist for our practice. Someone computer savvy, preferable with dental experience but we are willing to train a fast learner with a passion to learn about dentistry. Job responsibilities involve greeting patients, answering phone, scheduling and confirming appointments, researching dental insurance benefits, entering patient information into our computer system as well as collecting payments and financial arrangements. We work Monday-Friday and are excited to hear from you. Please contact Sherrie @ Dr. Rick K. Smith, DD (831) 462-5600 or (831) 325-6621

    Contact: Sherrie Norlock | 831-462-5600 | sherrie.drsmith@gmail.com

  • RDA or RDAEF Position available~ general practice

    Full -Time RDA for Monterey

    Description: Monterey Dental Contours, Dr. Richard Kent has an immediate opening for a skilled and experienced RDA. Position is available for Full-Time, asap! We love dentistry, and we love to encourage a professional, "family" atmosphere with our dental Team and our patients. The office sees patients

    Contact: Ginger kent | 831-375-4242 | office@contoursdental.com

  • Registered Dental Hygienist_

    Part time RDH

    Description: Watsonville family dental practice is looking for an excellent Registered dental hygienist. We need a team player who has a positive attitude. The candidate can be experienced or a new grad ready to learn more! The position availability is Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 8-5. Must be independent, reliable and an friendly hard worker. Come meet our awesome patients. 

    Contact: Candy | (831)724-7400 | gregoryocampodds@gmail.com

  • RDH NEEDED

    Part-time ( 2-3 days per week)

    Description: We are looking for a Hygienist to join our team to help care for our wonderful patients. 7 patients per day 2-3 days per week. Private practice, beautiful, spacious office with ample parking located near 41st Avenue, Santa Cruz. Competitive wage based on experience. 

    Contact: April | 831-476-3200 | nathan@osterdental.com

  • Volunteer Dentist Needed

    Dentistry4Vets

    Description: Dentist needed 1 day per week in Marina Dentistry4Vets Marina Clinic Description: Dentistry4Vets is a new clinic located at the Montage Wellness Center in Marina. We are open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Our clinic is a non-profit serving military veterans in Monterey, San Benito and Santa Cruz counties. We have a new facility and we are well funded. This is a very rewarding position as you will be helping veterans who are in need of dental and hygiene care. We would like expertise in dentistry to include extractions, crowns, filings, bridges and partials, dentures and hygiene. Specialty care is provided by various volunteers in the dental community.

    Contact: Patricia Yellich | 831-883-9371 | info@dentistry4vets.org

  • Hiring a Dental Assistant

    Part or full time

    Description: Our practice is small but mature in Watsonville, with four operatories. The doctor does mostly general dentistry, although also surgery, endo, and full mouth rehabilitation. Need extra hours? We are flexible. A full time position would be 3.5 days per week but if you want to fill your existing schedule with a few hours, let us know. Compensation based on experience. The doctor is a former university professor and has an excellent teaching style.

    Contact: Vini Jaquery | 831-722-8469 | DrJaquery@gmail.com

  • RDH needed or new dental grad

    Part or full time

    Description: Office in Santa Cruz mountains looking for someone to join our family dental practice. We are looking for someone part time for 1-3 days. We are flexible with what days work but ideally would have someone for Thursdays (9-6) and Fridays (7-4). We are looking to hire someone ASAP! Requirements: -Must hold a current California RDH & CPR license -Proficient in taking digital X-rays- Dexis experience a plus -Ability to co-diagnose with doctor & educate patients on proposed treatments -Excellent time management

    Contact: Cynthia Creech | 831-295-9595 | info@creechdental.com

  • RDH needed_

    Dental Hygienist wanted

    Description: Well established family dental practice is in need of full or part time hygienist. We are looking for a caring courteous person to join our team. Currently we have a full time hygienist working M-Th with an occasional Friday. She is leaving for nursing school. If you are in need of a day or more to fill your week then please respond to this ad or call 373-7575.

    Contact: David Simonsen | 8313737575 | simonsen@mbay.net

  • Registered Dental Hygienist Opening Available

    RDH Needed

    Description:

    We are local, private and state of the art dental office which is equipped with the latest technology. Smile Dental Care is replacing long term RDH and has an opening for a part-time RDH. Tuesday and Thursdays to start and then leading to more days for the right candidate. We are located in Scotts Valley. We are surrounded with beautiful parks with scenery to enjoy walks and hikes. Multiple restaurants and shopping centers in close proximity. We are seeking a kind, efficient, organized person that enjoys educating patients on the importance of home care and importantly discusses treatment plan with the doctor. Requirements for Registered Dental Hygienist Position: ~ Communicate necessary dental treatment with the doctor and to the front desk ~ Digital Dentistry Experience ~ Be able to perform variety of back office duties including sterilization, taking radiographs, etc. ~ Current California RDH license ~ Proficient with Dentrix is preferred but not required. **We offer the most competitive wage in the area!!! ***For employee that moves to full time they will receive Medical & Dental benefits and a Retirement plan. You can learn about us @ usasmiledent.com We look forward to meeting with you soon. Please submit your resume via email directly to the Doctor and salary requirements. See you soon!!


    Contact: Pablo Fernandez DDS | 831-438-0554 | gabrielaatorres67@gmail.com

  • RDH Santa Cruz Mon, Tue, Thurs

    Part Time

    Description: We are a quality focused, well-established, digitized, cutting edge restorative, family oriented, prevention focused General Dental Office in downtown Santa Cruz and we specialize in aesthetic and Implant Dentistry. We are located in a uniquely beautiful dental setting. We are seeking an experienced, emotionally mature person with caring people skills. Our days available are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday Office hours are 8:00am-5:00pm. We are a great team and have the desire to work together and a willingness to be here to serve our long-standing and continuing to grow patient family. We would love to hear from you and discuss your needs, hopes, and desires for your dental career. Mutuality of goals breeds satisfaction and mutual success. Salary is negotiable; Pay $55-60 per hour. The more you bring the more valuable you are. Benefits negotiable. Covid 19 We are and will continue to follow all of the CDC protocols for dental practices. Including that all patients, employees, and vendors are required to wear masks, temperature monitor, social distance, confirm vaccination status, and track contact exposure.

    Contact: Sandra Newby | donwlarsondds@gmail.com | (831)423-7530

  • Dental Hygienist

    Part-Time Permanent Position

    Description:

    Well established private practice with long-term patient base in the heart of Santa Cruz looking to add a part-time (1-3 days per week) hygienist to our amazing (and fun!) team. We promote a friendly, supportive work environment and offer schedule flexibility, great pay, benefits and a chance to work for a super nice dentist! Job Duties Include: • Perform dental prophylaxis, periodontal scaling, root planning, debridement and apply fluoride. • Evaluate overall health and educate patients on preventive care, outcomes and oral hygiene. • Maintain patient dental records. • Take diagnostically acceptable digital radiographs. • Follow practice protocols: quality assurance, biohazards, infection control, charting, referral, periodontal program, caries risk assessment. You: • Registered Dental Hygienist • Active CPR Certification • X ray license. • Work with a gentle touch & enjoy educating patients • Dentrix knowledge a plus We know pay rate and benefits are important: $55-$60 per hour depending on experience. PTO Hours and CE Courses as well as dental benefits for you and your family. You can read great reviews about our office at https://local.demandforce.com/b/drjohnbaron Thank you!!!


    Contact: Amy | 831-426-9200 | officejbarondds@aol.com

  • Seeking a dental HYGENIUS to join our practice

    Description: Nope, that wasn't a typo, we happen to think that you are pretty amazing and we should probably change your title, stat! Are you looking for a practice that recognizes your value? Want to work in an environment where autonomy is encouraged? If you answered "YES!" then you probably should have fired up your laptop and sent us your resume yesterday! We've been around for a long time and we have a pretty great team, but we're missing just one little thing...YOU Oh yeah, requirements: ~must be a nice human ~licensed hygienist (of course) ~have an excess of common sense ~quick wit is a plus, but not required You will be well compensated, provided with CE opportunities, retirement plan, bonus system, medical plan, and dental benefits (obviously). Well, you made it to the end of our ad so you're probably someone we should get to know. please send us your resume and three references. Also, if you could be a dear and answer these three questions in your email as well, that would be great... Have you read any good books lately? Who is your personal hero? If you could change the world, what would you change? (don't worry we grade on a sliding scale ;) Can't wait to meet you!

    Contact: Ariana Ebrahimian, DDS | 831-438-4411 | drariana@functionalsmiles.com


Opportunities Available — Office Staff


  • FULL TIME Dental Receptionist_

    Dental Assistant Needed

    Description:

    Our energetic, friendly and well established Santa Cruz Dental Office is seeking a Full Time Receptionist for our practice. Someone computer savvy, preferable with dental experience but we are willing to train a fast learner with a passion to learn about dentistry. Job responsibilities involve greeting patients, answering phone, scheduling and confirming appointments, researching dental insurance benefits, entering patient information into our computer system as well as collecting payments and financial arrangements. We work Monday-Friday and are excited to hear from you. Please contact Sherrie @ Dr. Rick K. Smith, DD (831) 462-5600 or (831) 325-6621


    Contact: Sherrie Norlock | 8314625600 | sherrie.drsmith@gmail.com

  • Dental Front Office Administrator

    General Dentistry Practice

    Description: Job description Edit Job Description: Our General Dentistry practice in Monterey, CA is interviewing for a position that is available now. This position requires prior experience in the dental field. We are seeking a personable and detail-oriented person, with excellent technical dental terminology skills. An applicant’s communication skills will be of great importance, as this position requires frequent interaction with patients, both in-person and on the phone with our long-standing and valued patients. Experienced individuals who desire to be a part of a supportive and complementary team of dental professionals, in an established and busy practice, are encouraged to apply with a resume and cover letter! Previous Dental Front Office or RDA certification is required. Qualifications Include: High Verbal Communication and Writing Skills Kind and Friendly Demeanor Customer Service Skills with Patients and Referring Specialists Planning & Organizational Skills for Office Scheduling & Goal Setting. Detail-Oriented and Accurate (Math & Language syntax)) Information Collection & Documentation required Prepare Financial Arrangements, Payment Collection, & Invoicing Financial Goal-Tracking Computer Software Experience (Excel, Microsoft Office, etc) Dental Software (Eaglesoft, ideal) Professional Business Appearance Works well with other Team Members Ability to communicate well with others and establish rapport Personal Skill Development Goals Our Office complies with all CDC, ADA, & Local County requirements, including HIPPA guidelines.

    Contact: Ginger | 831-375-4242 | ginger@contoursdental.com

  • DA/RDA

    Front Office Support

    Description: Our general dental practice is looking for front office support. We would like you to have some dental knowledge working with Eaglesoft and Dexis. An x ray license is a plus. The office support duties include but are not limited to: appointment scheduling, hygiene recall, insurance verification and more. It is a full time position Monday-Thursday with benefits. Pay based on experience. 

    Contact: Lisa C | 831-373-1279 | lisac.office@gmail.com


Opportunities Wanted


  • In-House Periodontist Available

    Santa Cruz, Capitola, Aptos, Scotts Valley

    Description: Board-certified periodontist available for in-house surgical services within the Santa Cruz area. Fully versed in all aspects of surgical periodontal interventions, including resective, regenerative, pre-prosthetic, mucogingival, and implant therapies. Will bring all equipment, bone/biologics, and implants. Currently providing Straumann implants. 

    Contact: Jordan Richert | 480-358-8489 | jrichertdmd@gmail.com

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The Cabrillo College Student Employment Center promotes career development by connecting students and alumni with employers in the community, including many departments on the Cabrillo campus. Click below to post a job opening.
To post openings with the Soledad ROP/CTE Dental Assisting Program (Secondary Education), use the link below to email Yolanda Hernandez, RDA, CTE Health Science Medical & Dental Careers, SkillsUSA Advisor, Soledad High School.

Karoline Grasmuck, Dental Assistant Coordinator/Instructor for Monterey Peninsula College, would like to share an update to the MPC Dental Assisting Web Page. A link has been created in which local dentists can post pertinent information about available positions at their practice. This will help to facilitate any DAs and/or RDAs that are pursuing jobs in the area. The link is ​accessible below, and any additional questions can be directed to kgrasmuck@mpc.edu.

To post openings with the Santa Cruz County CTEP Dental Assisting Program, use the link below to email Debbie Reynon, CDA RDA, Dental Assisting Program Coordinator/Instructor.
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