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Position Overview: Associate Dentist


Practice Profile:


Our client, Dentistry At Somerset is high-quality Dentist-Owned Group Practice with a tradition of blending clinical innovation, teamwork, and technology to make a positive impact on the oral health of the individuals living in their community and surrounding counties. As a recognized leader in providing high-quality dental care in their region, our client serves patients with a warm, caring, and compassionate personal touch. Dentistry At Somerset is known as a welcoming place where the team goes beyond dentistry to make each patient feel valued and special. They pride themselves on fostering a culture of growth and positivity, creating a ripple effect through their team to their families, their patients, and their community.



Key Practice Metrics:


Number of Dentists:                                   3

Number of Dental Assistants:                   7

Number of Dental Hygienists:                   4

Number of Business Office Staff:              6

Number of Active Patients:                        3,800

Number of Patient Visits per Month:        900

Number of New Patients per Month:        100

Weekly Hours Scheduled:                           36-40



Equipment and Technology Highlights:

  • 2-level, open-concept office with 10 operatories, call center, training room and rooftop patio

  • Paperless office

  • Dentrix software

  • Two iTero Element scanners

  • Digital Dexis X-ray sensors

  • Digital Pano

  • Intraoral Cameras in all operatories

  • Rear delivery Adec units and chairs

  • Kavo handpieces

  • Cordless rotary endodontics

  • Surgical handpieces


About the Community:


Ames, Iowa is located just 3 hours south of Minneapolis on I35 and is

the home of Iowa State University, offering great culture and diversity

in a medium-sized, Midwest city. Ames is also 3 hours north of Kansas City and 5 hours west of Chicago. With a metro-area population of over 91K and this kind of proximity, it's the best of all worlds! This area not only offers you mid-sized town amenities, a low-cost of living environment with friendly people and great schools, but a safe location to raise a family, little to no traffic, and a slower pace that many find a relief from the stress and hustle of larger urban settings.

Ames was voted #15 of the top 100 cities in America for 2020. To find out why, click on the following link: Click Here. Dentistry At Somerset is the leading dental practice in the Ames community, voted as the "Top 2" dentists for the last 3 years 2018-2020. Dentistry at Somerset is located in the contemporary district called Somerset Village. This up-and-coming, trendy neighborhood is where locals find the best restaurants and bars, gym, yoga studio, flower shop, grocery store and coffee house.


What This Practice Offers You:


  • A dynamic Associate Dentist opportunity reporting to a very personable and supportive Dentist Owner.

  • Ability to work and make an impact as part of a top-tier dental team with a shared goal of improving the oral health for the communities they serve.

  • Robust compensation package for the right blend of experience including, a competitive base salary + collections-based bonus plan (with no-cap on earnings), access to company health insurance plan, PTO plan, retirement plan and covered expense for CE, lab fees, and malpractice insurance.

  • Be a part of a growing and reputable practice that is ranked as one of the top dental practices in the region.

  • Best in class ongoing training for personal and professional growth.

  • Collaborative working environment; patient care is number one, but co-workers go out of their way to help each other as well.


The Role You Will Play:


As a full-time Associate Dentist you will be a part of an energetic and knowledgeable dental team dedicated to providing quality dental care to adults and children, supervise assigned dental assistants, provide staff and patients with dental education and instruction and adhere to all procedures, treatments and medications

as directed by practice protocols and State law.


Background Profile:

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)

  • Iowa Dental License or ability to obtain

  • A minimum of 1 year practice experience preferred

  • Passionate about providing exceptional dental care to all patients

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