Dentist - Accepting Fresh Graduates!

Valparaiso, IN

We are seeking a dentist for our clinic in Valparaiso, Indiana. Our clinics primarily serve the uninsured, under served, Medicare and Medicaid patients along with the general population.

As a Dentist, you will be responsible for comprehensive dental care and treatment of your patients. This position will work closely with the dental staff and will report to the Chief Dental Officer.


We Offer:

  • Starting Base Salary of $140,000 annually for new graduate dentists (Compensation increases with experience and is negotiable)
  • Full benefits package
  • Additional benefits to be discussed and provided during interview



  • Provides routine and emergency dental services, including diagnosis and treatment plans, general restorative procedures, crown and bridge construction, removable prosthetics, uncomplicated endodontics and minor oral surgery.
  • Initiates and interprets x-ray and lab studies.
  • Administers and prescribes anesthetics and medications.
  • Refers patients for specialty care to other clinic programs or outside agencies as appropriate.
  • Supervises Dental Assistant and Dental Hygienist.
  • Conducts follow-up patient care.
  • Provides dental and oral health education to patients and families.
  • Assists in reviewing clinic productivity, scheduling procedures, and establishing guidelines for care and treatment.
  • Teaches and trains patients and staff on illness prevention.
  • Assists with in-service and on-going training of clinic staff.
  • Builds relationships and fosters a high level of customer service.
  • Manages difficult clients and patients, demonstrating interpersonal savvy and influence skills.
  • Exercises professional judgment in the performance of services provided consistent with the organization’s policies and the standards of the dental profession.
  • Demonstrates high degree of knowledge and competency in the practice of dentistry and associated charting requirements.
  • Performs assigned dental tasks using high level of skills and ability.
  • Utilizes computers for data entry and information retrieval with proficiency.
  • Utilizes and monitors effectiveness and efficiency of all equipment and supplies used in the delivery of services.
  • Implements and evaluates operational and administrative processes.
  • Engage in quality improvement initiatives that align with and support Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH).
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Degree in Dentistry with appropriate licensure to practice in Indiana
  • At least 1 year of experience in not-for profit environment (not required but highly preferred)
  • All assigned Relias trainings


Skills & Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Proven ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to remain flexible and adaptable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in interpreting and applying appropriate Dental laws and regulations
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures
  • Ability to operate a multi-line phone system and other office equipment including printers, fax machines, etc.
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Media Dent/Intergy or other dental software, online sources, etc.)



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