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General Dentists Needed

Northwest Health Services is seeking General Dentists who are passionate about making a difference in our communities—one smile at a time—to join our team of professionals!

At Northwest Health Services we care about the people in our communities. Northwest Health Services was founded to provide high-quality medical, dental, and behavioral healthcare to meet the needs of our community members who seek care, no matter what. Employees of Northwest Health Services strive daily to improve and strengthen the lives of our community members by leveraging a patient-centered approach, through cross-functional teamwork and collaboration in the pursuit of excellence.

As a Dentist at Northwest Health Services, you will be responsible for performing general dentistry services by:

  • Diagnosing and treating patient oral concerns
  • Examining patients to determine any condition(s) affecting the patient
  • Utilizing dental instruments and diagnostic procedures in patient treatment
  • Performing dental cleanings, fillings, extractions, etc. using available instruments, appliances, products, medications, and technologies
  • Understand preventative treatment planning vs reactive treatment planning and which is most applicable to each patient
  • Providing patients preventative services and OHI
  • Leading and supervising dental office staff, including dental hygienists, dental assistants, and/or EFDAs
  • Assisting in development of dental policies and procedures to integrate within multi-disciplinary family health service
  • Ensuring all charts have necessary documentation and all clinical notes are thorough, factual, and contain every instance of patient contact
  • Provide consultation, guidance, and direction to dental support staff to ensure continuity and quality of services and care
  • Adhering to all safety protocols and processes
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with local dentists and care facilities to ensure continuity of care for patients in need


  • Competitive salary
  • Monday – Friday with no weekends to support work/life balance
  • Option to choose your preferred schedule (5 8s, 4 10s, or part time)
  • Generous PTO and Sick Leave
  • Paid continuing dental education
  • Paid holidays 
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, matching 401k options, and more
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Loan Repayment Programs


  • Valid license to practice dentistry by Missouri Dental Board
  • DEA license
  • BNDD license
  • Valid Driver’s License with insurance
  • Clean and neat appearance
  • Demonstrate tact, patience, good communication skills, and confidentiality in dealing with patients, visitors, and NHS team
  • Computer skills
  • Cognitive skills necessary to read and interpret a variety of instructions in written and oral form

Candidates for employment with NHS must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption per CMS regulations.

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any instruction and perform any other related duties, as may be required by their supervisor.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Northwest Health Services is an equal opportunity employer. Equal Opportunity is provided to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state and federal