Marin Community Clinics

Pediatric Dentist

US-CA-San Rafael
Regular Full-Time


Marin Community Clinics, founded in 1972, is today, a multi-clinic network with a wide array of integrated primary care, dental, behavioral, specialty and referral services. As a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), we provide vital health services to almost 40,000 individuals annually in Marin County. The Clinics regularly receive national awards from the Health Resources and Services Administrations (HRSA). Our Mission is to promote health and wellness through excellent, compassionate care for all.


A Pediatric Dentists provides oral care and treatment for children from infancy through their teenage years. The Pediatric Dentist is expected to provide a quality pediatric care experience.


  • Performing oral examinations and corrective care for children is the Pediatric Dentist’s core responsibility, including everything from dental exams and repairing cavities to diagnosing oral conditions and injuries and developing treatment plans.
  • Habit counseling (for example, pacifier use and thumb sucking).
  • Fabricates space maintainers designed for patients.
  • Treat primary and secondary teeth and constructs and places bridges, dentures, and obturating appliances suitable for growing arches.
  • Provide dental care to infants throughout teenage years.
  • Diagnosing oral conditions associated with diseases such as diabetes, congenital heart defect, asthma, hay fever and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
  • Management of gum diseases and conditions including ulcers, short frenulae, mucoceles, and pediatric periodontal disease.
  • Care for dental injuries (for example, fractured, displaced, or knocked-out teeth).
  • Work with parents and impart education about oral hygiene habits that last for a lifetime and help children to maintain their dental health.
  • Advise parents of preventative dental health measures for their children and educate them on cleaning and flossing teeth.
  • Provide dietary counseling and arrange for educational services for their communities.
  • Provide significant pediatric dental health information.
  • Risk assessment for dental ailments in both mother and child.
  • Will use EPIC Electronic Health Records System and digital Dexis X-ray system.
  • Delivers high quality care to patients.
  • Delivers dental care to the pediatric special needs population as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • Must possess an active DDS/DMD License to practice in California and BLS Certification DEA License.
  • Graduate of ADA Accredited Dental School.
  • Pediatric dentistry residency program o
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in pediatric dentistry.
  • Prior experience working in community health environment a plus.
  • EPIC Electronic Health Records experience a plus.

Required Skills and Abilities:


  • Must know exactly how to put children at ease in what is often a stressful situation.
  • Must be compassionate and patient.
  • Proficient in taking digital x-rays.
  • Flexible to work evenings and weekends as necessary in our San Rafael and/or Novato Clinics.
  • Must possess good interpersonal skills to maintain and establish good relationships with dental team and patients.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced Community Health Clinic environment.
  • Must be comfortable working in a multilingual/multicultural setting.
  • Ability to mentor general dentists in the field of Pediatric dentistry.
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred but not required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Finger dexterity, steady arms and hands, a good near vision and the ability to discern reverse images.
  • Prolonged standing, stooping twisting, bending and reaching.
  • May be required to occasionally lift at least 20 - 25lbs.


Our mission informs our approach to your benefits program. Our benefits program is designed to protect your health, family and way of life. We offer a competitive Benefits Program that includes affordable health insurance and Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRA), Dental and Vision Insurance, Educational and Continuing Education Benefits, Student Loan Repayment and Loan Forgiveness, Retirement Plan, Group Life and AD&D Insurance, Short term and Long Term Disability benefits, Professional Fee Reimbursement, Mileage and Cell Phone Reimbursement, Scrubs Reimbursement, Loupes Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Programs, Paid Holidays, Personal Days of Celebration, Paid time off, and Extended Illness Benefits.


All employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, including current booster as a condition of employment, subject to limited exemptions. New employees are required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted before the first day of employment. If you completed your primary series and early boosters, but have not received the most recent booster, you will be required to get the most recent booster and mask until completed.


MCC is an equal opportunity employer.  We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.   



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