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General Dentist

Dental Connections, Inc.
1111 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314
$170,000 - $200,000 a year - Full-time


1111 9th Street, Des Moines, IA 50314

Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Full job description

  • $10,000 Signing Bonus!
  • Generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness
  • 401k with employee match
  • Flexible schedule
  • No after hours call

ORGANIZATION: Dental Connections, Inc.
REPORTS TO: Dental Director & President/Executive Director

Position Purpose: To provide quality dental care in all phases of general dentistry in accordance with generally accepted dental practices, standards, and levels of care established by Dental Connections. Reports to the Center’s Dental Director on clinical matters and to the President/Executive Director for non-clinical matters.

Job Functions:

  • Provide quality dental care for all patients in all phases of general family dentistry, emphasizing prevention according to the scope of practice identified by Dental Connections. Various locations could apply (main clinic, satellite clinic, or Smile Squad mobile clinics)
  • Assist Dental Director & President/Executive Director in the supervision and performance evaluations of Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists
  • Provide relief of pain and palliative treatment for emergency patients
  • Supervise and check prophylactic treatments administered by Dental Assistants
  • Supervise Dental Assistants to ensure that operatory rooms are adequately stocked with instruments and supplies
  • Review patient’s medical history making sure significant findings are considered and addressed prior to patient treatment
  • Accurately post billable services to patient’s account following treatment
  • Explain to patient/parent recommended treatment plans and answer questions as they relate to patient care
  • Refer patients to specialists as needed
  • Prescribe, prepare, and administer drugs or medicine to patients as needed
  • Assist Dental Director and President/Executive Director in developing policy recommendations for consideration
  • Maintain adequate provider productivity according to established agency productivity standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Education Requirement: Graduate of accredited dental school or college
  • Must be currently licensed to practice dentistry in Iowa or be able to communicate expected time frame for obtaining Iowa licensure
  • Must have current registration numbers for the Drug Enforcement Administration and the

State of Iowa for controlled substances

  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to interact with patients, staff, and other Dentists on a daily basis

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $170,000.00 - $200,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Signing bonus

Work setting:

  • In-person


  • Iowa Dental License (Required)

Work Location: In person