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Dental Careers in Ottawa

Looking for a dental career in Ottawa? Join the Alta Vista Laser Dental Centre team.

Current Open Positions

About us

At Alta Vista Dental Centre we pride ourselves on providing exceptional patient care in a welcoming environment, providing non-invasive laser treatments in addition to general dentistry procedures. Our practice focuses on providing all possible treatment modalities and incorporating the latest laser technology in as many procedures as possible for better clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. Located in the centre-south end of Ottawa, in the old Alta Vista area, our office is close to many other small communities and neighborhoods

By joining the team, you have the ability to work alongside the leading laser dentistry educator in North America gaining knowledge and skills from hands-on experience. As a well established and trusted office, you have a large already existing and quickly growing patient base. Our superb team is led by a dentist and world renowned laser dentistry educator, Dr. Marina Polonsky. 

Services Schedule: Part-time 

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for an Associate Dentist to provide services, on an independent contractor basis, to our busy and well-established practice. The successful individual will have a passion for building strong patient relationships and contributing to the ongoing oral health of their community. As an independent contractor at our practice, you will work with a strong group of dental professionals, with access to a variety of learning opportunities and industry-leading continuing education. 

Why Should You Join?

  • Professional development: You will have the support, tools, and encouragement you need to grow and evolve as a professional on your individual career path, including access to industry-leading continuing education through the award-winning DC Institute (dcinstitute.ca).
  • Competitive service fees: Our service fees packages are reviewed annually in a comparative study that ensures alignment with industry standards.
  • Established and stable practice: Our successful practice is a leader in patient care, providing a range of services to a loyal and established patient base.
  • Health & Safety and Compliance: The practice has a strong health and safety culture, with compliance measures embedded in every aspect of the workplace.
  • Network of experienced dental professionals: You will have opportunities for formal and structured mentorship with esteemed team members and colleagues and access to industry-leading experts in various dental disciplines.
  • Team-oriented: When you join our practice, you join a team of supportive and like-minded professionals working together to achieve common goals that are understood and shared by all.
  • Respect for our people: The team is built on a culture of respect and positivity, where we celebrate individuality and value each other’s unique strengths and contributions.
  • Work-life flexibility: Everyone has a life outside the practice, and we are committed to helping each team member find a healthy, sustainable balance between home and career.

About You:

  • Graduate from an accredited DDS/DMD Program or successful completion of the National Dental Examining Board of Canada (NDEB) Equivalency Process
  • Registered, licensed and in good standing with the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario (R.C.D.S.O)
  • Valid CPR certification

Independent contractors must be domiciled in Canada. We thank all independent contractors, but only suitable independent contractors will be contacted. Independent contractors with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process and thereafter can contact our Talent Team at 416-558-3883. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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About us:

At Alta Vista Laser Dental Centre we pride ourselves on providing exceptional patient care in a welcoming environment. Located in the centre-south end of Ottawa, in the old Alta Vista area, and close to many other small communities. Our practice focuses on providing all possible treatment modalities and incorporating the latest laser technology in as many procedures as possible for better clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction. Our superb team is led by a dentist, Dr. Marina Polonsky.

Schedule: Part-time

Friday: 7:30am-4:30pm

The Opportunity

We are currently looking to hire a Dental Hygienist to join our busy and well-established practice. The successful candidate will have a passion for building strong patient relationships and contributing to the ongoing oral health of their community. As a Dental Hygienist at our practice, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from a strong team of dental professionals.

Why Should You Join?

  • Competitive compensation & benefits: Our compensation packages are reviewed annually in a comparative study that ensures alignment with industry standards.
  • Established and stable practice: Our successful practice is a leader in patient care, providing a range of services to a loyal and established patient base.
  • Health & Safety and Compliance: The practice has a strong health and safety culture, with compliance measures embedded in every aspect of the workplace.
  • Career development: A career with us ensures you have the support, tools, and encouragement you need to grow and evolve as a professional on your individual career path, including access to industry-leading continuing education through the award-winning DC Institute (dcinstitute.ca)
  • Patient-focused care: With every decision we make and each action we take, our focus is always on the patient – our practice revolves around delivering a consistently outstanding patient experience.
  • Respect for our people: The team is built on a culture of respect and positivity, where we celebrate individuality and value each other’s unique strengths and contributions.
  • Work-life flexibility: Everyone has a life outside the practice, and we are committed to helping each team member find a healthy, sustainable balance between home and career.

Responsibilities:

  • Appropriately assess, plan, implement and evaluate services for patient care
  • Perform all aspects of clinical preventative hygiene services including scaling, root planning, polishing, topical fluoride, pit and fissure sealants and whitening to patients
  • Serve as an oral health educator by introducing new preventative techniques and counselling
  • Provide a consistent patient experience during each hygiene visit
  • Establish strong patient relationships while maintaining ethical and professional behaviour
  • Establish and retain patient loyalty by delivering a tailored experience based on the patients’ expectations
  • Demonstrate active listening and empathy to patients using effective communication skills

About You:

  • Successful completion of a Dental Hygiene Diploma or Hygiene Degree program
  • Registered with the College of Dental Hygienist of Ontario (C.D.H.O)
  • Valid CPR Certification
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with dental software considered an asset 

Total Rewards + Perks

Team members have access to a range of resources focused on enhancing their personal and professional lives. We provide annual compensation reviews, voluntary RRSP contributions, and industry-leading learning and development opportunities. Our team members also enjoy extensive discounts on many services and activities including an exclusive corporate gym membership program; reduced rates on home and auto insurance; and unlimited access to a variety of discounted entertainment, hotels, products and services. Our Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) connects team members and their families with complimentary, confidential, short-term counseling and advisory services. We are continuously evolving and enhancing the programs to offer our team members exclusive benefits that complement their lifestyle.

Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants will be contacted. Job applicants with a disability who require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process can contact our Talent Team at 416-558-8338. Reasonable accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis and your request will be responded to as soon as possible.

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From Our Dental Team

  • Our team of dental professionals is dedicated to caring for the smiles of patients in the Ottawa community. We welcome you to join our team.
    - Dr. Marina Polonsky

Why work at Alta Vista Laser Dental Centre?

Alta Vista Laser Dental Centre is proud to be an active member of the Ottawa community, and strives to provide exceptional oral health care for individuals and families.

Our team is committed to clinical excellence and aims to create a positive patient experience. We care for our people and seek, as a team, to provide comprehensive dentistry to our patients.

Dental careers in Ottawa

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