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Private Dentist (30204) -

    We’re looking for an Associate Dentist to work with us at our large prestigious Platinum practice in Hospital Lane, Chatham, Kent, ME5. 

    Hospital Lane is part of our Platinum range of practices, which offer private dental care and specialist treatments in exclusive, luxury settings.

    Associate Dentist vacancy details

    • Taking over an established well managed private book
    • Seeking someone primarily with a Restorative/Prosthodontic focus, with dental implant experience being a bonus. 
    • 4-5 days per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, plus alternate Mondays available)
    • Participation in a Saturday service rota is important
    • Due to the nature of the work, we require someone with 5 years minimum working in a fully private practice
    • Great private earning potential
    • Industry-leading benefits – find out more below

    About Hospital Lane:

    Hospital Lane offers both routine and comprehensive restorative, surgical and aesthetic treatments, provided by a large, experienced multi-disciplinary team. This is a Rare opportunity too join a specialist and referral clinic that continually invests in the latest equipment and materials. Clinical freedom for dentists, allowing associates to build development plans to fuel their long-term growth and passion.  It’s patient base originates from referral sources and word-of-mouth recommendation and reputation.

    Purpose-built, Hospital Lane offers eight fully equipped surgeries in a state-of-the-art working environment supported by a comprehensive range of digital solutions including CBCT, OPG, Lateral Ceph, TRIOS, and iTero intraoral scanners, CEREC Omnicam scanning and milling, Zeiss microscopes, intra-oral cameras, and on-site dental laboratory.  Software support is by Dentally. Hospital Lane is set in its own grounds, with parking, alongside J3 of the M2, with close links to the M20, Maidstone and the high-speed rails link at Ebbsfleet. 

    Visit for a closer look at our Clinic.

    Our practice offers Bupa Smile Plan - a payment plan that allows patients to spread the cost of their routine preventive dentistry throughout the year. This enables our patients to budget for their dental care and encourages regular attendance helping to maintain their oral health. For you it means a more stable income from a loyal patient base with absolutely no fees or admin costs - you get paid for the work you do in line with private pricing.

    Being part of Bupa also means the unique opportunity to provide dental treatment to our insurance customers, improving your revenue streams and growing any private work you wish to undertake.

    Work with Bupa, Thrive at Bupa

    • In-house CPD events
    • Career development support
    • Large clinical support network
    • The latest equipment and technology
    • Sponsored education and established career pathways, with clinical and non-clinical roles to further develop your career

    Access to Bupa Healthcare

    • Subsidised health insurance with medical history disregarded
    • Preferred rates to Bupa Menopause plan

    More reasons to join us, written by our associate colleagues:

    Additional benefits

    • A Invisalign discount course and discount of labs bills (20 % iGO and 46% on comprehensive treatment)
    • Implant discount- Straumann, Astra, Nobel Biocare and Zimmer Biomet
    • 5 % discount if you choose to use Bupa Dental Care Labs
    • Earn up to £3,000 per referral in our employee/associate referral scheme

    Extra support where you need it

    • A large support network of clinicians and Local Referral Networks including support from Area Clinical Leads and Area Managers
    • Highest standards of clinical governance and expert practice support - giving you the time to concentrate on delivering excellent patient care
    • Access to an in-house complaint team
    • Well-managed appointment book
    • Practice level marketing support
    • Network of 380+ practices making it easier to relocate

    Why we're different As the only corporate dental provider in the UK not backed by private equity, we’re in a unique position. We’re committed to the UK dental industry for the long-term – both private and NHS – and are ready to treat not just today’s patients, but generations to come.

    Furthermore, as a limited liability company Bupa has no shareholders, so we’re able to focus 100% on delivering a great service for our customers. We are run commercially to ensure we remain competitive, but Bupa reinvests 100% of its profits to help provide better care for patients across the world.

    To discuss the role and your options available for this position, contact our Clinical Resourcing Business Partner:

    Gemma Dart

    To find out more about working with us, find us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

    Here you’ll be welcomed. We champion diversity and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and customers we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world. 

    Bupa Dental Care is an equal opportunities employer.

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    Hospital Lane
    1 Lord Lees Grove, Blue Bell Hill, Chatham, Kent, United Kingdom, ME5 9PE
    • Practice Name:
      Hospital Lane
    • Job Category:
      General Dentist
    • Location:
      Hospital Lane
    • Post Code:
      ME5 9PE
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    Benefits of your associateship with us

    - Discounted health insurance
    - Discounted labs
    - Employee/Associate referral scheme
    - And many more!
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