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Start Your DDS Career With a Salary Above the National Average

Every child deserves the smile that goes along with great oral health care. There are many DDS career opportunities available for dentists looking to do great work while earning rewarding compensation. With over 120 locations across 15 states and Washington, D.C., Kool Smiles can help kick-start your career in dentistry anywhere urgent oral health care is needed.

The Kool Smiles Career Advantage

DDS doctors with less than four years of experience earn a national average of $100,000. While a six-figure salary is typical for dentists, entry-level DDS graduates can earn above the national average at Kool Smiles. Many locations offer sign-on bonuses of up to $20,000, as well as relocation and traveling incentives.

DDS career opportunities are contingent upon several factors:

  • DDS degree from a dental education program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Current, valid practicing license or eligibility for licensure
  • State required certifications that include CPR, DEA, etc.

Dentistry Career Focus

Doctors who are looking for post-graduate training to become a dental anesthesiologist, an orthodontist, pediatric dentist, or an oral and maxillofacial surgeon are in luck. Kool Smiles is career focused and provides support along the path to success.

The Kool Smiles clinical quality program gives new DDS graduates regular feedback from top clinicians in the field. We provide foundational DDS career training that meets the standards set by American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. 

Our full staff support means that dentists will have more time to practice without having to worry about the business end of dentistry.

Not Just a Job

Our dentists share a mission to serve the community. Our outreach programs with schools mean personal success beyond measure. Make a difference by working with other enthusiastic doctors providing important dental care to children in underserved areas.

For new doctors not used to working with younger children, our Kool Smiles offices provide important experience needed for a family practice. 

Benefits of Kool Smiles DDS Careers

At Kool Smiles, we keep our patients and our doctors smiling. Our generous benefits provide a great incentive to DDS dentists throughout their career at Kool Smiles:

  • 401(k) with company match (for both full-time and part-time DDS employees)
  • Competitive collection based compensation with a guaranteed daily rate
  • Company paid liability insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Company paid life insurance
  • Short-­ and long-term disability insurance
  • Visa and permanent residency sponsorship with covered legal fees
  • Excellent training, continuing education and advancement opportunities
  • Medical, dental and prescription drug coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Personalized relocation packages in some instances
  • Flexible hours and traveling dentistry opportunities where available

Contact Us

Join a talented team of individuals doing something meaningful while earning a great living. Start your DDS career by contacting a Kool Smiles recruiter today.

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Sources:

ADA: http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/d/dds-dmd

PayScale: http://www.payscale.com/research/US/Degree=Doctor_of_Dental_Surgery_(DDS)%2c_Dentistry/Salary#by_Years_Experience

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