Career Opportunities

You can be part of a team of energetic and passionate people who work together, relentlessly helping each other out to provide a second-to-none experience for our patients

Current Offerings

Afdent is Northern Indiana’s premier Dental Care Provider. Why not check out the best and get paid what you are really worth? Afdent “Patient Friendly Dentistry” requires that we hire the best and compensate them the most in wages and benefits, for their exceptional abilities. We see all kinds of patients at Afdent and we approach each one as the individual they are and not a number in a chart.

Afdent has 99.6% patient satisfaction rating and our employee’s work hard on a daily basis to ensure that Dr. Pecina’s mission of “Patient Friendly Dentistry” is carried out with each patient that walks through our doors. Dr. Pecina has owned and operated Afdent for over 40 years and he and his staff continue to provide the highest quality dental care.

If you are driven by helping others with a passion for dentistry you are in the right place. Our salary and benefits packages are among the best in the industry as we aim to attract top talent to become a part of our large family practice. Afdent is an equal opportunity employer, with offices in Mishawaka, IN and Fort Wayne, IN.

For positions in both offices, please email your resume to wpecina@afdent.com or mail to:

Afdent, 605 West Douglas Road
Mishawaka, IN 46545
Attn: General Manager, Wayne Pecina
Fax to 574-277-8108

Dentist: Fort Wayne Office

Experience the Patient Friendly Difference as an Afdent Dentist

The Afdent model attracts people by meeting them where they are in life, encouraging them in their decision for improved oral health … a philosophy we call Patient Friendly Dentistry. If you are a recent graduate looking for a career opportunity or an experienced dentist looking for a change, please consider Afdent. New graduates as well as experience, well-qualified dentists will receive a guaranteed starting salary. This is a long-term employment opportunity with job security and no business management responsibilities.

Benefits to Joining Afdent:

  • Higher salaries for new graduates and experienced dentists
  • All salaries are guaranteed and not tied to production or quotas
  • Fully paid malpractice insurance and medical insurance for your family
  • 4-day work week with paid vacation and holidays
  • No long-term contracts are required

Patient-centered dentistry and an overall superior dental experience is our focus. Presently with multiple doctors on staff, fully expanded duties assistants, and a team approach to dentistry, we provide new graduates with an environment that promotes learning and personal growth. You will receive plenty of patient exposure and training while working under the guidance of experienced doctors to perfect your skills. The variety of procedures performed and the number of patients available make the Afdent experience superior to any General Practice Residency program. No long-term contracts are required, but a long-term salary structure may be presented with ownership opportunities.

If you have a great attitude, like to keep busy, and enjoy helping people, please consider Afdent. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Come Visit on Us! We’ll Cover Your Travel and Hotel

Want to schedule your visit? Send your resume to: Wayne Pecina General Manager, Afdent 605 W. Douglas Road Mishawaka, IN 46545 Fax: 574-277-8108 Email: wpecina@afdent.com

Dental Assistant: Mishawaka and Fort Wayne Offices

Your superior clinical abilities combined with excellent customer service skills and ability to manage patients through difficult appointments help you instill confidence and trust in every patient you work with. You are part of a team of energetic and passionate people who work together, relentlessly helping each other out to provide a second-to-none experience for our patients.

As an Expanded Assistant at Afdent, you understand the value of time but also quality. The balance between the two is an art form and each day you work with your team at Afdent to give a world class performance. Join the area’s preferred dental care provider with a 99.6% patient satisfaction rate and an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.

Responsibilities

  • Perform usual and customary duties of an Expanded Dental Assistant
  • Assist Doctor with placing and finishing down alloy and composite fillings using Matrix Bands/Wedges.
  • Assist Doctor with adjusting dentures, partials, and flippers.
  • Coordinate patient flow with front and back offices.
  • Answer patient questions and address patient concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Valid Indiana Radiology License.
  • 2 years of Expanded Functions assisting experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expanded Functions certificate.

Job Details and Benefits

  • Full Time – 4 days per week (32-36 hours per week)
  • Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Health and life insurance
  • 401K plan
Dental Hygienist: Mishawaka and Fort Wayne Offices

The Hygiene Department at Afdent is all about education and helping patients maintaining great oral health. As an Afdent Hygienist, you have access to state of the art operatories and equipment. You are part of a team of energetic and passionate people who work together, relentlessly helping each other out to provide a second-to-none experience for our patients. In this role, you are here to do more than clean teeth. You are an ambassador of Afdent and good oral health, providing patients with the knowledge they need to address their concerns and support their decision to walk through our doors.

If you are driven by helping others with a passion for dentistry you are in the right place. Our salary and benefits packages are among the best in the industry as we aim to attract top talent to become a part of our large family practice.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Current LDH Indiana License.

Responsibilities

  • Perform usual and customary duties of a Registered Dental Hygienist.
  • Maintain an aseptic work area.
  • Coordinate patient flow with front and back offices.
  • Educate patients on dental hygiene and Afdent programs and promotions whenever possible.
  • Answer patient questions and address patient concerns.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

  • Full Time – 4 days per week (32-36 hours per week)
  • Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Health, life, vision and Short term disability insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Six paid holidays
Dental Lab Technician: Fort Wayne Office

The Afdent in-house dental labs are an integral part of our mission to provide the best possible treatment on a timely basis for our patients. Our modern, state-of-the-art facilities provide a superior working environment in which to grow and succeed. Formal Lab training is a plus for this position. Some experience is a requirement.

If you are driven by helping others with a passion for dentistry you are in the right place. Our salary and benefits packages are among the best in the industry as we aim to attract top talent to become a part of our large family practice.

Responsibilities

  • Perform usual and customary duties of a Denture Lab Tech including, denture repairs and relines, adjustments, finishing and polishing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Details

  • Full Time – 4 days per week (32-36 hours per week)
  • Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Health, life, vision and Short term disability insurance
  • Paid Vacation
  • Six paid holidays
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