Associate Dentist

Employer Information

Clear Dental


T: 02890 247 333


We have an exciting opportunity for an Associate Dentist to be part of our family run group of Practices and to join our team in Portstewart. There is an established list available which includes a number of private patients. Denplan is offered at this practice. We pride ourselves on offering an excellent quality of care and service to our patients.

We can offer:

  • NHS list available
  • Denplan Essentials scheme offered at this practice
  • Digital X Rays
  • SOE/Exact Practice Management software
  • Rotary Endodontics


  • £5000 sign on bonus (pro rata)
  • Paid CPD subscription
  • Paid GDC registration for first year on the GDC register (newly qualified Dentists)
  • 24-hour access to a GP and Mental Health services
  • Family friendly working hours

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS or BChD or BDentS)
  • Registered with the General Dental CoUncil
  • Must have completed a VT year

As an Associate Dentist, your work will include:

  • educating patients on oral healthcare;
  • examining teeth and diagnosing patients' dental conditions by using tools such as x-rays;
  • assessing treatment options and agreeing treatment plans with patients;
  • carrying out agreed clinical treatments such as restoring teeth affected by decay and treating gum disease;
  • maintaining patients' dental records;
  • training and leading a team of staff;
  • marketing services to potential clients.

Person Specification
You will need to show:

  • manual dexterity and technical dental skills, plus the ability to maintain intense concentration for prolonged periods;
  • the ability to build relationships with patients and colleagues;
  • high level communication and interpersonal skills, for interaction with patients of all ages and backgrounds;
  • an interest in the welfare of others and a sympathetic manner, particularly to deal with patients' fears;
  • good administrative and managerial abilities;
  • Information technology skills, due to the increasing use of computers for keeping records and accounts, and for digital imaging of radiographs and intra-oral photography.
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