​MBDS Job Listings

Opportunities Available — Dentists

  • Associate DDS for well established family practice

    Description: Soquel Dental Office is looking to hire an associate dentist for our well-established family dental practice. Hours available are Tuesday and Thursday 11:30am - 6:00pm and Wednesday 7:30am - 2:00pm with the opportunity to grow. Compensation is straight 30% of production (no nickel-and-diming on lab bills, collections, etc.). Please see our website and social media channels to get a better idea of who we are and what we do. We are a team-oriented, patient care focused and we like to have fun! Please see our website and social media channels to get a better idea of who we are and what we do. Please submit resume to soqueldentaloffice@gmail.com

    Contact: Justin Shyba | 831-462-8555 | soqueldentaloffice@gmail.com

  • Temporary Dentist Needed

    San Benito Health Foundation

    Description: We are looking for a compassionate and caring dentist to serve our underserved patients. Dentist needed on a temporary basis 3-5 days a week 8 hrs a day. We are open Mondays through Fridays 11am-8pm. Our clinic is a non-profit serving San Benito and surrounding counties. We provide the following dental services: exams, cleanings (dentist performs own hygiene), extractions, fillings and some pediatric dental services. We offer a fixed daily rate. Please submit CV's to dracostasbhf@gmail.com

    Contact: Edwin Acosta | dracostasbhf@gmail.com

  • Dental Associate Position

    Dental Associate with possible purchase option


    Watsonville family dental practice is looking for a caring dentist who takes great pride in their work to become part of our team and possibly buy our practice.

    We are an established general dentistry practice with deep roots in our town.  The practice was established in the 1930's and Dr. Ocampo has owned it since 1986. We are fully digital and have state of the art equipment. We will consider a new graduate or an experienced professional.  Compensation is negotiable.

    Come live on the central coast and meet our awesome patients.

    Please send your CV to gregoryocampodds@gmail.com.

    Contact: gregoryocampodds@gmail.com

  • 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

    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

  • Dental Assistant needed for Family Practice in Soquel

    Description: Soquel Dental Office is looking for a dental assistant to join our team. Part-time and full-time availability. We are a team-oriented, quality patient care focused dental family. Hours are Tuesday- Friday with flexibly. Competitive pay and benefits available. Please see our website and social media channels for a better idea of who we are and what we do. Please submit resume to soqueldentaloffice@gmail.com.

    Contact: Justin Shyba | 831-462-8555 | soqueldentaloffice@gmail.com

  • Registered Dental Hygienist/

    RDH Needed__


    Would you like to have a job where you will have the opportunity to grow financially and live or relocate to be surrounded with beautiful scenery?

    You can get the best wage of the area! You can earn up to $65 per hour and have two flexible working days (Tuesday and Thursday).

    This is a private practice that will give you the opportunity to increase the amount of working days a week. You can work 2 days and work to increase more days.

    If you are a skilled RDH and can see more patients per day that will open an opportunity to grow financially.

    Another option vs per hour wage is per patient!

    In a typical day you will be receiving an average $520 a day but if you are able to see a patient or two more in a typical day you can earn up to $650 a day.

    For candidates that work 2 days a week benefit is:

    No-show patients are paid

    Dental insurance

    Earn up to $65 per hour/patient

    401K retire plan.

    For candidates that move on to working full time benefit is:

    No-show patients are paid

    Dental insurance

    Earn up to $65 per hour/patient

    401K retire plan.

    Medical Insurance

    What would you need to do?

    Need to be willing to learn, and offer the best patient care.

    This office is state of the art dental office equipped with the latest technology.

    Learn about us: usasmiledent.com

    We look forward to meeting with you soon. Please submit your resume via email directly to the Doctor. See you soon!!

    Contact: Gabriela Torres | 8314380554 | gabrielaatorres67@gmail.com

  • RDAEF or RDA

    Santa Cruz

    Description: Our restorative and aesthetic dental practice is seeking a new member for our caring and enthusiastic team who provide quality care to patients who truly appreciate our office. With over 700 five star patient reviews, you can expect a wonderful, experienced team and office environment. Part-time or full time four days with flexibility. Along with a friendly caring attitude, you will assist one very experienced doctor chairside, and help provide sterilization and digital radiographs in a comfortable, well equipped office. Compensation and benefits based on experience. ($30-$35 per hour) Please contact us for an interview! 831-426-9200 E. John Baron, DDS Inc.

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

  • RDH

    Monterey Dental Office


    Our well established Monterey practice is seeking an RDH for an immediate opening. Our business hours are Monday thru Friday between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm. The right candidate would be available PT/ FT. The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, connect with patients, and have a passion for educating the patients and guiding them to their optimal periodontal health. 2 years experience preferred, though we are willing to train new graduates if you are the right fit. This is a wonderful opportunity to work amongst our friendly and hard working dental team. Competitive pay based on experience and open for discussion on benefits for FT employment.

    Contact: Rachel Smith (Vista Robles Dental Group) | (831) 372-7548 | Officemanagerof85@gmail.com


    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

  • 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

  • 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


    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

  • 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

  • Dental Treatment - Front Office Coordinator (santa cruz)


    Description: Tired of working long days with an overwhelming patient load? Come work at a dental practice where you can make a difference and join us... You would be working part time (4 days per week) and should be someone who is caring, cheerful, a positive team player, and above all, an excellent communicator. Our perfect candidate is an organized and competent professional with phenomenal customer service and communication skills. You are comfortable dealing with patients and staff alike and are able to carry out administrative duties. We provide an high level of care for our patients and are looking for the right person with exceptional customer service, verbal and written communication skills, emotional intelligence and genuine interest in patient well being are paramount. ● Familiar with dental terminology and procedures. ● Ability to multitask, be well-organized, and have attention to detail. Experienced in-depth knowledge of Eaglesoft, insurance and billing would be helpful. The Position: We’re looking for a Dental Treatment - Front Office Coordinator. Must have experience experience. Salary is $25-$35 per hour DOE. The Benefits: ● Top dollar for the right candidate ● Potential for monthly bonuses ● Paid Holidays/Sick/Vacation Days, Medical Insurance ● We also provide many training opportunities. Why Should You Apply? ● Benefits ● Excellent compensation ● Opportunity for advancement Kindly respond to this job offer with your resume and a cover letter describing: 1) What excellence means to you 2) The perfect New Patient dental appointment from the patients’ point of view 3) Why you would be perfect for this job 4) Your salary request 5) A list of references If you are seeking a long-term position with an experienced and friendly team, excellent compensation, and the opportunity for advancement; please e-mail your resume & cover letter to the attention of Hiring Manager. We are hiring now!

    Contact: Dr. Martha Payne, DMD | 408-398-5227 | office@paynedental.com

  • Front Desk Administrator Wanted

    Work in Scotts Valley!

    Description: Front Office Administrator Wanted Cosmetic and General Dental Practice in Scotts Valley is seeking a full or part time Front Office Administrator. Candidate must be experienced in scheduling, billing, has to have a professional appearance and excellent phone skills. The perfect candidate will have good interpersonal and computer skills . Proficient with Microsoft Office email and internet, and be experienced with Eaglesoft software system. Contact John Stevens D.D.S. at 831 440 1830, or email your resume to: stevensdds@comcast.net

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




    Contact: Dennis Andresen | 8314240881 | dradrr750@sbcglobal.net

  • Part-time or Full-time with Benefits

    Opportunity Available – Clinical Staff

    Description: 2 dental assistant positions available (DA or RDA) Part-time positions will also be considered Office hours are Monday-Friday, 8am - 5pm Pay starts at $22.00 Benefits for full-time employees are: Medical, dental, 401 (k), sick pay, paid-time-off.

    Contact: Luan Nguyen | 831-438-8503 | svdentalcare@gmail.com

  • Dental office front desk exceptional person wanted

    Dental experience helpful

    Description: Busy dental office in Salinas looking for you. You have a great and natural smile, are naturally friendly, genuine, and bright, and want to work with the best front desk people anywhere. If you have dental experience, even better! Look at our website, salinasdentalhealth.com to learn more about us, then please call (831)424-0881.

    Contact: Veronica | 8314240881 | dra@redshift.com

  • FULL TIME Dental Receptionist_

    Dental Assistant Needed


    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

Opportunities Wanted

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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.