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COVID-19 Updates

Read about Extended Health Profession License Expiration Date
Read about COVID-19 Update from WSDA Leadership
Read about COVID-19 from the American Dental Association
Forthcoming Guidance to Postpone Elective Dental Care
Read about COVID-19 Update from WSDA Leadership
Read about COVID-19 from the American Dental Association
Read about Delta Dental of Washington Announces Member Financial Support Due to COVID-19
Read about COVID-19 Delta Dental Updates 4/17/2020
Read about COVID-19 Update from FDA
Read about COVID Webinars, Teledentistry & Emergency Care Guidance, Delta Financial Support
Read about DOSH Respirator Requirement Update and Fit Test Resources

The Governor’s new proclamation issued May 18, 2020 and the Governor’s medium website provides information for Reducing Restrictions on, and Safe Expansion of, Non-Urgent Medical and Dental Procedures.

The ADA, OSHA, and CDC, have published guidelines for healthcare providers. Here are some additional links.
CDC - Strategies to Optimize the Supply of PPE and Equipment
CDC - Clinical Care Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
CDC - Infection Control Guidance for Healthcare Professionals about Coronavirus (COVID-19)
DOH – Resources for Healthcare providers

Apply for Provider Relief Funding Today

Earlier this month, July 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that non-Medicaid and CHIP providers are now able to apply to receive funding from the department's Provider Relief Fund. Dentists with Taxpayer Identification Numbers who qualify have until the extended deadline of Monday, Aug. 28 to apply for the funding.

In this ADA News article, Dr. Phillip Fijal, chair of the ADA Council on Government Affairs, walks applicants through the process and shares tips on what to expect.
Apply now at

The dental commission is planning to meet on their regularly scheduled meeting date, June 5th. We are working daily to resolve our capacity issues for accessing the meeting and to meet the Open Public Meetings Act.

INDC Update


After careful consideration and the health and safety of our attendees in mind, Spokane District Dental Society has decided to not reschedule the Inland Northwest Dental Conference this year. We look forward to welcoming you back next year. We will let you know when we have finalized dates for the conference in 2021. Your refund will be sent via original form of payment and you can expect that within the next 30 days. If you have any further questions please email

Thank you,
Spokane District Dental Society
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23403 E Mission Ave, Suite 104
Liberty Lake, WA, 99019

Phone: 509-838-0436
Fax: 509-838-5040

Job Board/Classifieds
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There is no fee for SDDS Members or Associate Members for advertising. There is a fee for all others.

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Lab Positions/Other

Lecturer and Dentist Lead Position
Eastern Washington University Dental Hygiene Department invites applications for a 50% Lecturer and Dentist Lead position beginning August 16, 2020. Applicants must be a dentist with a WA state license or ability to obtain a WA state license by the first day of Fall 2020 semester. The successful candidate's primary responsibilities include teaching didactic courses, calibrating clinic dentists, collaborating with the restorative dentistry lead instructor, prepping for amalgam and composite restorations for students to complete, overseeing students in restorative clinic and providing dental exams.

More information about this positing may be found at the online application address shown below.

UW Faculty Member Position - Spokane
The University of Washington, School of Dentistry's Regional Initiatives in Dental Education (RIDE) program at Eastern Washington University is seeking potential quarterly (adjunct) part-time faculty to serve as Spokane course director(s) for medical foundation courses in any or all of the following areas: Immunology; Cardiac, Pulmonary, and Renal medicine; Blood & Cancer; and, Gastrointestinal medicine.

Content for these courses is provided by Seattle faculty via distance learning from the UW Schools of Medicine and Dentistry. Courses may vary in length between 3 to 10 weeks.

You can find out more about our program

Conditions of Employment
Employment will be contingent
upon successful completion and
passing of a background check prior to starting employment.

Required Qualifications:
Requirements include:
• DDS, DMD, MD, or PhD degree
• Demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity.

To apply, please send a CV (resume) and cover letter to **.

Your cover letter should outline your qualifications and interest in the position.

Locum Tenens Available

I have owned a practice for 6+ years, worked as an associate, and in community health. Licensed in WA and ID. I will take amazing care of your patients and keep your practice running while you take the needed time off. I am willing to come meet the team and see the office ahead of time to make sure it's a great fit for everyone. Feel free to contact me with any questions on rates, experience, etc.

Marc Henning DMD (509) 251-9622


Pediatric/Kids Dentist - Dr C Family Dentisty
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Saturday-dentist - Riverstone Dental Care
The last time we searched for a Saturday-dentist it turned into a great full-time position and included health insurance, 401k, CE, and lots of camaraderie! This position can also turn into full time- perhaps immediately!

Saturday hours are 8-2 and we are closed holiday weekends. Minimum two-year commitment. Signing bonus for five-year-commitment. (Regardless of your initial commitment we send you (plus 1)- just like our other employees to Hawaii after 10 years of employment!)

Whether you are looking to earn extra money or expand your skills you will accomplish both!
Contact us at to submit your CV and we will go from there.

Riverstone Dental Care
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

General Dentist - Moses Lake Dental Group
We are a growing dental practice offering a new and different opportunity that could lead to an enhanced level of prosperity and enjoyment in your dental career. We are seeking a friendly, self-motivated and enthusiastic dentist to provide high quality dental care for patients of all ages and backgrounds. Candidate must be genuinely caring, diligent about the quality of care delivered, adaptive to patient needs and enjoy working in a fun, friendly environment. You can expect total autonomy to see your own patients and create your own treatment plans. We have a non-interference policy for this! We are a unique practice, where some procedures are scheduled under General Anesthesia. Schedule is flexible and rate of pay is commensurate with experience and productivity. This is a great opportunity for a future buy-in or partnership.

Information HERE

Locum Tenens
Lilac City Dental if looking for a Dentist to fill in occasionally. Please email us if you are interested at

General Dentist
Washington State Department of Corrections is seeking a highly motivated and qualified individual for the position of Dentist at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center (CRCC) located in Connell, WA. Please contact Wend Vandel at 360-407-5742 or for more information.


Hiring Dental Assistant(s)

1 Full-time and 1 Part-time Assistant, M-Thurs.

What a great opportunity to be on a fantastic dental team in the Spokane Valley! A Family Dental Practice is hiring and needs your experience and energy! Must have 1 or more years of Dental experience and be Dental Assistant Certified. The ideal candidates having knowledge of Dentrix software is a plus and a willingness to do whatever it takes to care for our patients. We offer appreciative staff, a fun team, and a modern facility. Dental experience, adaptability, flexibility, a positive attitude and a good work ethic are all imperative qualifications needed to join our team. We offer hourly pay and full benefits. We look forward to hearing from you soon. Please email resume, references, a letter telling us about yourself and why you think we should hire you to

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $14.00 - $21.00 per hour

PT Hygienist needed at 5th Avenue Dental
Looking for a motivated, personable, and patient-focused registered hygienist to join our team for 1-2 days a week (July 6th - Sept 3rd with possible future dates as well) while our current hygienist is out on maternity leave. Days are flexible, but we are especially interested in those with Monday/Friday availability.

Please send resume/questions to We have a great team and look forward to hearing from you!

Lilac City Dental is looking to add a part time - full time dental hygienist
Please call 509-327-3368 or e-mail for more information.

Spokane Valley Dental Office looking to add an experienced registered dental hygienist
Our hygiene department is expanding! Spokane Valley Dental Office looking to add an experienced registered dental hygienist 3 days a week, approximately 27 hours a week. This could work into a 4 day a week position, approximately 36 hours. We are a patient focused office wanting long-term candidates to apply. EagleSoft experience helpful. If you are a people person with strong work ethics, time management and dedication to our team please send your resume to
Compensation depends on experience.

Dental Hygienist Needed
Seeking an experienced and dynamic Registered Dental Hygienist with a valid WA state license for 3-4 days a week at our South Hill location.
Cascade Dental Care is a 50-year-old practice that continues to grow. We are customer service specialists, that happen to provide excellent dentistry. We have 3 providers at two convenient Spokane locations: North side and the South Hill.
Our ideal candidate has previous Hygiene experience, must be comfortable in hand scaling and polishing, using cavitron, x-rays, good chair side manner, Perio charting with assistant and without.
Ideal candidate will have previous Dentrix experience, teamplayer, ability to multi-task, and the drive and initiative to provide patients with outstanding customer service.
Please send resume today to

Benefit Package Includes:
Competitive salary
Medical Insurance
Bonus system
Paid Time Off
Costco Card

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $40.00 to $44.00 /hour
401(k) Matching
Health Insurance
Paid Time Off
Retirement Plan

Dental Hygienist (Required)

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Dental Hygienist Needed
We are established family oriented dental office in Cheney, looking for outgoing, energetic, detail oriented Registered Dental Hygienist to join our practice. We have worked hard to establish a great reputation in town and expect all team members to do quality work and interact with patients in a personable, gentle manner - all consistent with integrity.
Dental Hygienists are vital in our office and the right candidate should possess the following qualities:
Warm, calm, and caring personality
Team player with positive attitude
Exceptional personal and communication skills
Reliable and Efficient
Able to multi-task and work in fast paced environment
Teachable and quick learner
Possess skills to reinforce treatment

Our staff is long term and loyal, and our team would like to find another member, with long term capacity. We value the contribution of all team members and offer competitive pay, dental benefits and paid time off. The position is part-time, 1-2 days a week. Our office is open 4 days a week - Tuesdays (7am-4pm), Wednesdays/Thursday (8 am-5pm) and Friday (7am-2pm).

Prospective employees must have:
WA state current license
CPR Certification
Working knowledge of dental equipment and terminology, OSHA and safety compliance
Computer practice software experience (preferred; we currently use Dentrix)

Please email your resume and cover letter detailing your applicable experience and why we should consider you to be a part of our team. Please email to or fax to 844-671-9048. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!

Dental Hygienist Needed
Looking for fill in hygienist. Established South Hill office, one to two days a week as our second hygienist. Send resume and interest to

Dental Hygienist Needed
Whitman Family Dental is seeking a Registered Dental Hygienist to work 3 days per week. We are a small, one doctor practice but are looking to grow. We currently have one hygienist and are looking to add to our team. We are building a brand new building that we will move into next Summer where we will be looking to expand the practice. We are located in Colfax, WA at 116 N Main St.


Kettle Falls Family Dentistry is looking for a gentle, patient-centered Dental Hygienist to provide care to our amazing patients.

Our small town approach allows us to really get to know our patients on a personal level as we treat their dental needs. The hygienists work closely with the doctor, as a team, in co-diagnosing and educating patients on prevention and restorative needs.

Full-time position available. Hours and days are negotiable.

Salary and benefits are negotiable based on experience. $2000 sign-on bonus. Outdoor recreational paradise.

Reach out to us for more information at (509) 690-7852 or email your resume to

Registered Dental Hygienist Needed
The office of Dr. Susan Kohls is looking for an experienced, professional, and health oriented Dental Hygienist to join our team. 2 days a week: Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:00-4:00. We are a strong team who believes in comprehensive dentistry and whole body health. Compensation depends on experience. Benefits included. Please send resume and references to
Job requirements:
- WA Dental Hygiene license
- Current CPR certification
- Comfortable discussing periodontal disease and its relationship to overall health.
- Excellent communication skills
- Experience in digital radiography
-Team oriented

Part time Registered Dental Hygienist for South Hill Comprehensive Dentistry
Are you tired of the same hygiene routine everyday? Are you looking for a great opportunity to grow and expand your hygiene department?

We are seeking a hygienist who has an entrepreneurial attitude. Someone that can see the vision and execute the dream.

The right candidate will be outgoing, friendly, knowledgeable, experienced, be a great communicator and have a willingness to work as a team member. This person will truly care about our patients health and uphold our established standard of care.

If this sounds like you, we would love to get to know you better. Do not miss out on this opportunity! This position offers wages as well as opportunity for incentives. Please send resume and references to

Front and Back Office

Receptionist/Concierge in Spokane Valley
We are looking to hire a receptionist/concierge for our well established family dental practice in Spokane Valley. If you have a desire to work with wonderful patients and an excellent team of coworkers, we are the office for you . Experience is helpful but definitely not a deal breaker if you are new to dentistry. We use Eaglesoft practice management software and are willing to train. A full array of benefits for this 4 day per week position is available. Please email cover letter and resume to In light of the COVID-19 Pandemic, please no walk-ins.

Administrative & Business Coordinator
Velis Family Dental is hiring! The team and doctors are seeking an Admin & Business Coordinator. Full Time-4 days week The ideal candidate has dental insurance and billing experience, knowledge of Dentrix, is a self-starter, works well independently and is a thinking team member. This is an ideal position for someone who would enjoy working with a team of highly skilled dental professionals that share a passion for quality work and care for the patients. We offer a competitive wage and a full benefits package. Please send your resume, references and the following to : A sample letter to send to a patient informing them that our office will no longer be a PPO provider and in their "network". Details of the circumstances can be fictional. Please include "SDDS" on the top right of the page.

Front Office Position Available
Spokane Valley Perio Office seeking part time front office. T, W, Thurs. Dental and computer knowledge required. Responsibilities include scheduling, submitting insurance and posting payments, monthy statements and month end reports. Must be reliable, able to multi-task and have a strong work ethic. Please send resume including work history and references to

Full Time Front Office Financial Coordinator
Our established practice is looking for a full time financial coordinator and dental insurance specialist to join our team. We are a wonderful, 9-person staff with one full time general dentist and one part-time dentist and a 2 person front office team. The right candidate must have high skills with numbers and math, experience billing insurance, and excellent customer service abilities. We are looking for someone with long term potential who fits into our loyal office family. Our office mission is to put patients first and provide honest, compassionate dental care to people of all ages and backgrounds. Only people with dental experience will be considered.

-Managing patient accounts by posting insurance and patient payments
-Sending e-claims
-Sending statements
-Answering complex insurance billing questions
-Managing collections and accounts receivable
-Scheduling patients
-Treatment plans
-Answering phones

This position is full time, Mon-Friday, with competitive wages DOE. We offer dental benefits, a 401K, and vacation.

Please email cover letter, resume, and references to

We look forward to hearing from you!

Office Manager/Front Desk Coordinator

We are looking to hire a long-term employee that is good at multi-tasking, is reliable and has a strong work ethic. Must be comfortable in a fast paced environment.
Our office is a small general dental practice with seven employees. We enjoy laughter and an easy going atmosphere.
We offer seven paid holidays, paid vacation, medical/dental insurance, and 401K plan.
Our office hours are M-Th 6:30-4.

Job Description: Preparing payroll-semi monthly, controlling correspondence, filing & organizing, monitor production & collections, communicate staff to make office run smoothly and establish positive atmosphere, manage morning & monthly staff meetings, Quickbooks experience a must, AP, AR & budgeting, finance records & work w/accountant, greet patients, prepare treatment estimates, discuss costs & collect monies, phones, scheduling management, recall, insurance, and knowledge of Eaglesoft Program.

Email resume to:

Dental Assisting

Experienced Associate Needed for a busy 6 operatory dental office in Cheney, WA.
Must be able to work out of 3 rooms (3rd opt being overflow), and be able to work with three hygienists. We are looking for someone with a gentle touch, who is compassionate, and does good quality work. The ideal candidate must enjoy working as an integral part of our team to improve and maintain the dental health of our patients. We provide all aspects of general dentistry. The office is open 4 days a week (Tuesday – Friday). This is well-run, highly productive and long-established private dental practice with only 5 PPOs. Competitive percentage of production with a daily guarantee. Email SV or questions to

Registered Dental Assistant Needed
Registered Dental Assistant needed. We are seeking an upbeat, patient centered individual to add to our team. Our practice works to provide excellent dental care in a friendly professionally manner to all our patients and providing a positive work environment for all staff. If you are enthusiastic, fun-loving, caring, and a detail-oriented team player, we would like to meet you! This position will be full time, Tuesday thru Friday 6:30-3:30.Please e-mail your resume. At least 1 years experience preferred.

Dental Assistant Position Available
Are you the registered dental assistant that we have been looking for? Our dental office has grown and we are looking for a skilled full time dental assistant. Our office comes with a dedicated team and dentist where the patient is put first. If you are that dental assistant with strong customer service skills, work ethic, dedication and looking for long term employment we would like to hear from you. EagleSoft experience is helpful. Please email your resume to our office,

Dental Assistant Position Available
Ellingsen Endodontics has a dental assistant position open! 2, 3, or 4 days a week! Health insurance and benefits available. Experience preferred and pay to correlate with experience.
Office is open M-F.
If interested please send resume to or call 509-921-5666

Dental Assistant Position Available
We are looking for a Dental Assistant to join our amazing team. We are seeking a professional, self-motivated, hard-working assistant with excellent communication skills. Knowledge of Eaglesoft and CEREC is preferred. This position is 4 days/wk (M-Th). We offer excellent benefits and compensation. Please email back your resume, or drop it by the office, 2829 S Grand Blvd #301.

Dental Assistant (N. Spokane/ Mead)
Compensation: Depends on Experience
Employment type: full-time

Mt. Spokane Dental is looking for an energetic and self-motivated full-time Dental Assistant to join our team. We have a great working environment with an excellent team.
Potential candidates should possess excellent customer service, Computer and interpersonal skills. The ability to multi-task while still showing a strong attention to detail is very important.
Preferred experience:
- 2-5+yrs chairside experience
- Eaglesoft and digital x-rays
- Inventory and ordering of supplies

If you are looking for a great opportunity to grow with a dynamic practice, please email your resume to or call Karen at 509.465.2252

Registered Dental Assistant Position Available
I'm not sure if this is right for you but I if you are looking for a caring Doctor and team who values your skills and dedication then you are welcome to join us. We are a fast growing practice who is looking for an assistant with a minimum of 5+ years experience who not only possesses a great chair side manor but also has great verbal/salesmanship skills. You must be detailed, prompt and positive.

Our office is open everyday from 7:00am-6:00pm. We have shifts to accommodate many different schedules and lifestyle needs.

We have a great team of veteran individuals who are excited to find the next piece of the puzzle.

Be proactive, don't procrastinate any longer and send us your resume. Get paid what you are worth.
Top Pay for Top Talent! Medical/Dental, Holiday, Vacation, Sick.

Life is too short to tolerate mediocrity!
Send resume to

Registered/Certified Dental Assistant Position Available
We are hiring for an experienced and energetic Dental Assistant that has worked in private practice before. Must have AT LEAST 2 years dental assisting experience. Please do not apply if not a Certified Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Assistant.
Cascade Dental Care is a 50 year old practice that continues to grow. We strive to do what is best for our patients and to provide excellent dentistry. We have 3 providers that care for our patients at two convenient Spokane locations (North and South Hill).
Our ideal candidate must be able to multi-task,is accountable,and has the drive and initiative to provide our patients with outstanding service. Dentrix software knowledge is a plus.
The position we are looking for would be Tuesday-Friday. (Must be able to work at both Northside and Southside location)
Do you have a passion for excellence, attention to detail and the previous experience we require?
Please send resume to
Benefit package includes:
Medical and dental insurance
401 K/Roth 3% contribution with Charles Schwab
Additional Retirement Annual contribution by DB plan
6 paid holidays
2 weeks vacation after 1 year, then 3 weeks after 5 years.
Paid PTO leave
Competitive salary (DOE)
Costco Card
Bonus system

Benefit Conditions: Waiting period may apply

CDA/RDA License Required: Yes

Additional Compensation: Bonuses

Health insurance
Retirement plan
Paid time off

Work Location:
Multiple locations


Space for Lease Available
2638 SQ FT - Medical Space for Lease - 12409 E. MISSION STE 102 Located on Mission ~ Just East of Pines ~ across from Spokane Valley Hospital Easy I-90 Freeway access Wheelchair accessible Free on-site Parking Signage Available on Street
CONTACT: JESSICA 509-924-4411

Dental Practice Management, Consulting, Sales & Transitions
Looking for dental practice management, consulting, sales and transitions? Julie Hawken, with The Knutzen-McVay Group, is local and here to serve your needs. Julie can be contacted at 206-595-6425 or Card HERE

Locum Tenens
Locum Tenens coverage: Serving Spokane since 1991. Dr. Doug Daehlin. Home phone: 838-2206. Cell phone: 995-0224

Locum Tenens
Make money even while you are on vacation or sick! Willing to fill in for you while you are gone. 30 years experience in general dentistry in the Spokane area. Victor Stime (509) 999-1214

Opportunity in the Valley
“Peerless Dental Building and Equipment for sale in the Heart of the Spokane Valley”
11916 E. Sprague Ave.

Nearly turnkey startup situation with equipment installed in 3 ops. Looking to sell quality equipment independent of, or in conjunction with sale of the building. The best use of this building would be as a dental office.
Northside dentists looking to expand into the Valley would find a panoramic x-ray, 2 classic GE x-ray heads that do not wear out like the new ones do, vac, compressor, 3 dental chairs, lights, and delivery systems, 3 x-ray heads, cabinetry, doctor and assistant stools, instruments and trays, sterilization equipment, some furniture, wired network, computer and monitors, TV wiring in each room, new Toshiba phone system, kitchenette, many supplies, and overhead music amp. Everything is in great working order. Ready to sell it all!
If you are interested in the equipment purchase and setting up your practice, don't wait! First come first served. Willing to break up sale a la carte as offers are received. Call Sam at 509-370-9166 or Allan at 509-924-1325 for more info. Please view attached flyer. OFFICE IS LOADED. Come see to appreciate all the amenities.
Dr. Hinkle has pictures available of all equipment, supplies, etc. Please email him for images:
Information HERE

Office Space for Lease
North Spokane dental office space for lease. Two 1500 sq ft spaces. Each space has four ops and a break room. Central and Division. Across the street from Holy Family Hospital.
15 E Central.
Contact Brian Collins (509-499-7791) for more information.

EASTERN WASHINGTON Perio Practice For Sale
EASTERN WASHINGTON Perio Practice For Sale across from a hospital. Annual collections over $300,000. 5 fully equipped operatories, 2 additional possible. 2100 SF. Contact Buck Reasor, DMD; 503-680-4366. (WD253)

For Sale
Adec cascade dental chair for sale.
Ultraleather upholstery.
Email if interested.

Office Location Available
North Spokane Dental office condominium located on busy arterial with high traffic count. Corner space with natural lighting, serene views, and reception area. Purchase includes dental equipment, washer/dryer, central vacuum, and wired for ethernet. Monthly condominium association dues are $1000 and covers all utilities including power. Please call listing agent for detailed equipment list. Please contact Barb at

Two General practices available together in rural Okanogan County along the beautiful Okanogan River. Collecting $664,000. 5 and 3 fully equipped operatories respectively in each practice. Computerized ops w/ digital x-rays. Potential growth as endo, perio surgery, Ortho, Implant and some oral surgery are referred out. For more information please contact: Karrie or Sam at (425) 216-1612 or

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