Working as a Dental Assistant

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Dental Assistant Ratings

5K Dental Assistant reviews for 3K companies

Work/Life Balance
3.2 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.2 ★
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
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11K Dental Assistant Jobs

Dental Assistant Reviews

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Trainee Dental Nurse
Jun 22, 2021

“Good performance plans very happy”

Michael G. Crall
Dental Assistant
Apr 2, 2021

“Nice hours to still enjoy family life”

Fredericksburg Smile Center
Dental Assistant
May 11, 2021

“Happy place to work”

SF Implants and Perio
Dental Assistant
May 12, 2021

“You should feel happy to work with them.”

Top Companies for Dental Assistant

Pacific Dental Services
Pacific Dental Services
3.3 ★
2K Jobs
1K Reviews
2K Salaries

Founded in 1994, Pacific Dental Services (PDS) is one of the country’s leading dental support organizations, providing supported autonomy that enables dentists to concentrate on clinical excellence and the highest levels of cost-effective comprehensive patient care. PDS originated the Private Practice+® model to enable dentists to focus on their passion: serving patients. PDS also pioneered the concept of Modern Dentistry so that dentists are equipped to combine advances in the latest technology with the best operational practices and procedures, highly skilled support staff and a commitment to ongoing training and education. PDS continues to grow, with over 800 supported dental offices across the United States and plans to expand into several new markets. PDS has been on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in America 14 times. PDS supported dentists aim to be the provider of choice in all the markets they serve and to develop Patients for Life™.

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Smile Brands
Smile Brands
4.3 ★
744 Jobs
1K Reviews
709 Salaries

Hello. Nice to meet you. We are 7,500 dedicated team members at nearly 700 affiliated dental offices all focused on a single mission of delivering Smiles For Everyone!® Smiles for patients, providers, employees, and community partners. Everyone. Our entire culture is designed to promote WIN-WIN relationships by treating people with respect and pursuing business process excellence that makes it easier to provide great patient care. At Smile Brands, we believe culture matters. We believe that happier teams lead to happier patients, and we’ve got the happiest team in the dental industry. Our organization has twice been recognized on Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work list. And we are proud to be the second highest ranked healthcare provider in the U.S. Our devotion to having a positive and lasting impact worldwide is superseded only by our commitment to our people. Our success as an organization is due to creating a company culture that prioritizes gratitude, giving back, developing win-win relationships, and ethical business practices. Smile Brands is not a company content with complacency. We push the envelope, say yes to innovation, and embrace change as we seek to redefine and raise the bar of what it means to be a DSO. In choosing Smile Brands, you choose a company that is just as dedicated to your success and professional development as you are.  

Highly rated for compensation & benefits
Affordable Dentures & Implants
Affordable Dentures & Implants
3.4 ★
250 Jobs
370 Reviews
231 Salaries

About Us: Founded in 1975, today Affordable Care, LLC is America’s largest dental support organization (DSO) focused on tooth replacement services, serving more than 350 dental practices in 39 states across the United States. Each practice has an on-site dental laboratory, allowing the practice to provide same day dental services. Affordable Care is the DSO for two top dental brands: Affordable Dentures & Implants and DDS Dentures Implant Solutions. Our affiliated practice owners also enjoy: • 100 percent ownership and equity in their practice • 360-degree business support • Dedicated on-site lab “Typically, in private practice, you'll need a minimum of $500,000 in loans to build up your practice. You have to pay for advertising and wait for patients to find you. But when you join Affordable Care as an Affordable Dentures Implants practice owner, you sign your contract and walk into the building already set. You're not putting money down or getting a loan. Affordable Care has advertising in place to get the word out. You just hit the ground running. When you join, Affordable Care tells you it's all about the patients, and they mean it. It's almost like someone is giving you a practice and saying, 'Just go in there and make people happy.” — Dr. Olajumoke O. Adedoyin, DDS, MICOI, MAAIP, Cartersville, GA

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