​MBDS Job Listings

  • Registered Dental Hygienist Opening Available

    RDH Needed


    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

  • RDA/DA needed

    Dental Assistant

    Description: Dental assistant position available for general dentistry practice. We are looking for a motivated caring person to join our team Experience preferred but training available. X-ray license necessary. Computer skills helpful.

    Contact: David Simonsen | 831-373-7575 | simonsen@mbay.net

  • 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

  • Dental Hygienist

    Part-Time Permanent Position


    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

  • 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

  • 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

  • RDH needed for Tues, Wed, Thurs Maternity leave in Soquel

    Maternity leave beginning June

    Description: Established practice in Soquel needs RDH for Tues, Wed, Thurs maternity leave end of June- November. Please contact soqueldentaloffice@gmail.com for more information. Thanks.

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

  • RDH

    Part time RDH

    Description: A well-established GP dental office in Monterey is looking for a part-time position, starting with Thursday and an additional day will be an optional choice. Registered Dental Hygienist who is courteous, a strong communicator, who is knowledgeable in effective patient-focused and team player.

    Contact: Jeannie | Contact number 805-268-8383 | Jkdds2003@yahoo.com

  • Opportunity Available – Clinical Staff

    Part Time Dental Assistant wanted

    Description: Dental assistant part time Monday and Wednesday, general assistant duties , light front office duties. Must have good people skills and ability to multitask.

    Contact: Joseph Valle, DDS | 831-423-2400 | tory@santacruzdental.com

  • Dentist needed 3 days 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 | 408-242-6548 | patriciayellich@aol.com

  • Dental Assistant with Xray Licence, Scotts Valley

    DA or RDA, Join our Scotts Valley Team!

    Description: Our team is looking for a motivated, intelligent, outgoing professional Dental Assistant. The successful candidate should have experience with the following: Basic computer and phone skills, digital radiographs, dental management software (Eaglesoft preferred), taking and processing impressions, assisting with dental restorative and surgical procedures. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.. Must have an X-ray license. Please reply to this ad with our resume. Thank you 

    Contact: John A Stevens, DDS | 831-440-1830 | stevensdds@comcast.net

  • Full time position for RDH/RDA/DA

    Capitola office -Full time RDH/RDA/DA positions


    Full time position for RDH/RDA/DA

    ABOUT US We are a growing dental practice based in the heart of Capitola that offers our dental hygienist: • a supportive working environment • one-on-one training with our current hygienist • CE courses • the option to participate in 401K • PTO hours We are a family dental practice looking for an addition to our dynamic team. Our focus is on providing patient with high quality care under optimal level of comfort. We are very high tech office, and our team very supportive team, and looking to work with a dental hygienist to provide long term care for our growing patient base. We hope to transition this full-time permanent position as we continue to grow the practice!  

    ABOUT YOU • We are looking for a caring, personable, patient-comfort conscious hygienist with strong communication skills and strong clinical abilities. • New grads are welcome. • Available Monday-Friday

    Contact: Doctor Halbleib | (831) 462-1612 | crnroyal@jahalbleibdds.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

  • RDH needed

    Part Time

    Description: Family dental practice in Watsonville is looking for an experienced, upbeat RDH to join our team. Position can be 1 or 2 days a week, Monday and  Wednesday 8-5. Must be an independent professional, yet, a team player. We all help each other! Come meet our great patients.

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

  • Periodontist or Oral Surgeon needed

    Description: General dentist seeking Periodontist or Oral Surgeon in our well established Watsonville office. Must be an independent contractor who preforms implant placement, oral surgery and has excellent ethics. Great opportunity for a satellite office in Santa Cruz county. Our office has a full surgical setup. Contact Candy at the office of Gregory J. Ocampo, D.D.S. at (831)724-7400 or send your resume to gregoryocampodds@gmail.com

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

  • Registered Dental Hygienist

    Part Time

    Description: Seeking RDH for Tuesdays and Thursdays. This is a temporary position, for 1 month, with a possibility of permanent placement. Our hygienists work independently allowing you time to actually get to know your patients. We value relationships with our patients and encourage our staff to work at their own pace, never making the patient or our staff to feel rushed. Our office is not interested in high volume treatment but a personal, relaxed experience for our patients. We are located in Monterey. Please send your resume to schedule an interview.

    Contact: Charlene | 831-375-7006 | mlindlydds@sbcglobal.net

  • 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

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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.