Associate Dentist - Mentoring & Sponsorship available

£50,000.00-£70,000.00 per year
18 Jul 2021
17 Aug 2021
Contract Type
Associate Permanent
Full time
Practice Type
Mixed (NHS/Private)

Smile Dental Care are looking for friendly, caring and enthusiastic Associate Dentists to join our practices in the UK.

Launched in 1993, Smile Dental Care is a privately-owned business set up by an associate dentist who has a passion to instil a positive working culture throughout Smile Dental Care. Our plan is not to become the largest, but to continue to support and develop our practices, dentists and their teams.

We are one of the few groups with approved mentors in almost every practice. We are also one of the only groups who do not require you to pay the mentor a fee for mentoring you – we cover the cost!

We also have a dedicated Recruitment team that can help you with the application for a performer number process.

We have the following locations, so you would be expected to work in one of the following:

Bodmin, Cornwall

Falmouth, Cornwall

Plymouth, Devon

Paignton, Devon

Poole, Dorset

Bournemouth, Dorset

Swindon, Wiltshire

Southampton, Hampshire

Portsmouth, Hampshire

Eastbourne, East Sussex

Ramsey, Isle of Man


Educate patients on oral healthcare;

Examine teeth, diagnosing dental conditions;

Assess treatment options and agree treatment plans with patients;

Carry out agreed clinical treatments;

Maintain patients' dental records;

Market services to potential clients.


You will be required to have General Dental Council (GDC) registration or willing to apply;

Either have an unconditional English performer number, conditional English performer number or be willing to apply;

Batchelor of Dental Surgery (BDS)

Why join Smile Dental Care

Pay: We are able to offer genuinely competitive rates of pay from the beginning; ranging from £50,000 - £70,000 per annum in your first year.

Balance: We aim to accommodate our dentists to allow them to balance their work life with their personal life. We can offer a variety of flexible working hours, both full time and part time with no unsociable hours.

Career Development: We encourage all our dentists to take further steps in their career. Many of our dentists go on to become trainers and mentors, while others choose to specialise.

Clinical Freedom: We aim to make our dentists feel comfortable in practice and take away unnecessary headaches. we believe in allowing the dentist to make the choices they feel work best for them so they can choose who and what to work with, while we find the best deals on materials so they don't need to worry!

Open door policy: Our open-door policy welcomes all comments from our associates and staff, meaning you never have to feel like you cannot voice your opinion.

High patient numbers: By offering patient choice, we can offer Denplan and 0% Finance in a large majority of our practices, meaning patients are finding private care a more viable and accessible option.

We welcome all associate dentists applying for a position, regardless of the amount of experience you have or if you have not practiced in the UK before. We look to work with people of good character and potential and who can fit seamlessly into our team!

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