Locum Tenens for Dentists

We work with thousands of hospitals, medical practices, and organizations across the U.S. that need talented dentists for short- and long-term locum tenens dentist job engagements.

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Locum Tenens Dentists Earn More, Travel More, Experience More

As a Locum Tenens Dentist With Barton Associates

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicted employment growth of 21 percent for dentist jobs between 2010 and 2020. This surging demand has caused dentists to quickly become some of the most requested medical professions at Barton Associates, and the number of locum tenens dentistry jobs grows every day.

More dentists are discovering the freedom, flexibility, and unmatched earning potential that comes with a locum tenens career. And with Barton Associates, locum tenens dentists receive the industry’s best licensing and credentialing support. Our goal is to make your assignments as simple and efficient as possible. 

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Locum Tenens Dentist Success Stories

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G. A. O., D.M.D. - "Barton did all the planning and footwork to allow me move smoothly into a temporary position in an ongoing private practice...The staff and I worked very hard to help deliver the best treatment to each and every patient."

S.T. C., DDS - "Barton & my rep Damian have been a wonderful experience. Any problems or concerns are dealt with promptly. I highly recommend them to everyone!"

Emmad S., DDS - "Absolutely the best experience I've had with a locum tenens company...He was immediately responsive to any request/need I would have, even if it was late at night on a weekend."

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Why You Should Become a Locum Tenens Dentist

Read About What Makes Being a Locum Tenens Dentist a Great Career Path

Do you know what it means to be a locum tenens dentist? Whether it be from your studies, chatter from colleagues, or independent research of your own, at some point you've probably heard about locum tenens. 

One of the best parts of being a locum tenens dentist is having the opportunity to experience other practice settings. In her blog post about working with all new hygienists while on assignment, Dr. Guasteffero DDS, FAGD talked about how one of the first things she does is talk about how important it is to be on the same page. "If you are going to work like an orchestra, you’re going to need to understand each other," she said.

Regardless of where you are in your career, locum tenens may be a viable career option for you! Here are some more blog posts from our locum tenens dentists!

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Barton's 3-Step Process

How It Works

Barton coordinates your job search from start to finish!



We’ll schedule a phone consultation with a Barton Associates team member to discuss your interests, goals, and work history in order to get a sense of what you’re looking for in your next job.

Your Barton team will then go to work, compiling a list of open jobs in our extensive network that match your interests and skill set.



Once you’ve had a chance to evaluate your list of opportunities, your Barton rep will submit your information to facility you want to take an assignment at.

If there’s a match, we’ll work with the client manager on next steps.



Don’t worry! Barton Associates will handle licensing, credentialing, and travel arrangements before you arrive.

Your Barton rep will also work with your new facility to ensure you’re set up and ready to go on day one.


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