Pediatric Dentist

$300,000 - $350,000 yearly
  • Great Big Smiles
  • Great Big Smiles, Yale Street, Metairie, LA, USA
  • Dec 11, 2023
Full time Pediatric Dentist

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Dr. Nathan Burns and his incredible team at Great Big Smiles seek an outstanding and motivated pediatric dentist to treat a growing community of patients in the Greater New Orleans area. This full-time position is the perfect opportunity for a pediatric dentist looking to join a wonderful team-driven practice and expand their clinical skills while reaching their highest earning potential. 


At Great Big Smiles, our goal is to be and always be the premier pediatric dental practice in the Greater New Orleans Area. We do this by providing outstanding customer service and superior pediatric dental healthcare in a safe, comfortable, efficient, and loving manner. Dr. Nathan Burns and his team offer comprehensive pediatric dental care, including orthodontic services and wisdom tooth removal. From birth to braces and beyond, we have our patients covered. The office is equipped with all digital software and x-rays and can provide nitrous, conscious oral sedation, and in-office IV sedation. We complete all OR cases at the nearby Children's Hospital of New Orleans. As a pediatric dental associate, your responsibilities would include checking hygiene patients and completing restorative procedures under nitrous, conscious oral sedation, IV sedation, and in the OR. The associate would not be responsible for orthodontic or wisdom tooth services. A typical work week would be seeing patients Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 4:30. Fridays rotate between half days 8:00 – 12:00, OR days, and IV sedation days. 


The Great Big Smiles office location is in Metairie, LA. Metairie is one of the first suburbs of New Orleans, being only 6 miles from downtown New Orleans. Metairie is home to the training facility and corporate headquarters of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans. People of New Orleans love to celebrate and socialize, as there is a festival almost every weekend of the year. Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest are the largest festivals and attract tourists from all over the world. Family-friendly attractions are abundant, such as city parks and excellent kids' museums. A food lover's dream, New Orleans boasts many world-class restaurants and offers a variety of cuisines. Louisiana is also known as Sportsman's Paradise, with abundant fishing, hunting, and outdoor activities. 


To better understand our practice, the team culture we offer, and our high level of customer service, please be sure to visit our website and view our almost 2,300 five-star Google reviews. 


Benefits & Perks:

  • $300,000+ annual potential earnings 
  • Guaranteed daily minimum of $12000 per day or 36% of adjusted production
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Variety of CE course coverage
  • Path to future ownership and buy-in opportunities
  • Mentorship by Dr. Nathan (18 years as a pediatric dentist)
  • Robust benefit package including medical benefits, vision, dental, 401k, and more! 


  • Being a team player by embracing and contributing to the practice team culture
  • At least 2 OR days per month
  • Providing comprehensive pediatric dental care
  • Helping children establish good oral health habits at an early age
  • Educating parents and children on proper brushing and flossing techniques
  • Ethical diagnosing and treatment


  • Valid Louisiana state dental license (or in the process of obtaining, can help obtain if needed).  Louisiana does offer licensure by credentials
  • Pediatric Specialty Certificate required