Dentist Graduate Program

Dentist Graduate Program

The transition from university to independent practice can be an extremely challenging time for new graduates. Pacific Smiles Group is proud to take the lead in developing and offering a one-year structured program of Continuing Professional Development and support for dental graduates who choose to operate their dental practices from a Pacific Smiles Group dental centre.

With over 120 dental centres across the East Coast of Australia and the exclusive operational management of the HBF Dental centres in Western Australia, Pacific Smiles Group can offer the best start to your career in dentistry, wherever you choose to live.

Dentist Graduate Program
What can you expect from the Dentist Graduate Program?

What can you expect from the Dentist Graduate Program?

Pacific Smiles Group is committed to supporting new dental graduates to realise their potential and achieve their career goals. Pacific Smiles Group’s Graduate Program offers clinical support and development opportunities, without KPI’s, targets, time restraints or additional pressure.

What does the Dentist Graduate Program include?
Eligibility
  • New and recent graduates
  • Minimum 4 clinical days/32 hours in practise
Clinical support
  • Access to experienced clinical support practitioners
  • Assistance with diagnosis, treatment planning and case discussion
  • Access to a private online graduate discussion group
Clinical practice
  • No KPI’s, targets or financial pressure
  • No time pressure, set your own appointment durations
  • Choose your own labs and specialists to refer to
  • Part of a network of over 120 dental centres and over 800 dentists
Insight graduate support program education
  • Graduate webinars throughout the year
  • Over 80 hours of FREE CPD during the program
  • Opportunities to access additional free and paid CPD courses and events
  • National Law, Consent, Record Keeping
  • Communication & photography training
  • ADA Schedule & appropriate use of item numbers
  • Complaints management
  • Access to PSG Online Learning Portal
  • Infection control training – face to face and online options
What does the Dentist Graduate Program include?

Tour your new practice

How do I apply for the graduate dentist program?

  1. Register your interest
  2. Discussion with the Practitioner Engagement & Clinical teams
  3. Accept placement offer
  4. Attend the Dentist Graduate Program kick off

What you can expect in your new dental practice at Pacific Smiles Group

  • Fully equipped, modern dental centres with leading equipment – all centres QIP Accredited
  • Expert, in-centre, support that provides you with:
    •  Highest standards of infection control
    • Strong patient demand from day one encouraging your patients to rebook
    • Balanced mix of treatments in your appointment books for both experience and growth of your practice
  • Modern equipment such as:
    • A-dec chairs
    • Sectional matrix systems & rubber dam
    •  Rotary endodontics systems, OPG & CBCT
    •  Dedicated surgical motors for oral surgery
    • Ministar S & nitrous oxide delivery units
    •  Intra oral cameras and intra oral scanners
    •  Wide range of dental materials to choose from
    • D4W patient management system

Hear from some of the recent participants of the Insight Dentist Graduate Program

Dr Joshua Massad

“There are so many aspects of the graduate program I enjoy. You have guidance from other dentists in the centre so you don’t feel left in the deep end. You can just focus on getting better at your dentistry”.

Dr Alanah Thornton

“Being part of the graduate program has helped me to build a bridge from University to a fully fledged career, and gain the confidence I needed to make that step”.

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