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Internship & Shadowing Opportunities

Cultivating the Future of Dentistry

At Midtown Dental Group, we are dedicated to nurturing the next generation of dental professionals. Our internship and shadowing programs offer invaluable hands-on experience, allowing you to work alongside our skilled team in state-of-the-art facilities. Whether you’re a high school student considering a dental career, a college student preparing for dental school, a foreign-trained dentist aiming to break into US dentistry, or someone looking for a career change, our programs provide the perfect stepping stone toward a rewarding career in dentistry.

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Experience Comprehensive Dental Training at MDG

Interns and shadowers at Midtown Dental Group will have the opportunity to observe dental procedures, assist with patient care, participate in clinical operations, and engage in administrative tasks. Our goal is to provide a well-rounded experience that covers various aspects of a dental practice. This exposure not only prepares you for a successful career in dentistry but also highlights why MDG is an excellent place to work and for patients to seek care. Our supportive environment and commitment to excellence make it a rewarding experience for both staff and patients.

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Dr. Markelle Smith performing teeth whitening at Midtown Dental Group

What You’ll Learn in Our Program

Midtown Dental Group provides comprehensive training, ensuring a safe and effective learning environment. Our program includes adherence to essential protocols and introduces advanced technology and systems to enhance patient care and outcomes.

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Training & Guidance

Ensure you’re well-prepared for a future in dentistry.

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OSHA Compliance

Ensure compliance with OSHA standards.

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Infection Control

Adherence to strict infection control protocols.

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HIPAA Protocols

Maintain patient confidentiality with HIPAA training.

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Bloodborne Pathogen

Training on managing bloodborne pathogens.

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Advanced Tech

Learn to use technology that enhances patient care.

Why We Provide Internship & Shadowing Opportunities

At Midtown Dental Group, we believe in the power of education and mentorship. Our opportunities are designed to bridge the gap between academic learning and real-world practice, giving aspiring dental professionals a comprehensive understanding of the field. By providing these experiences, we aim to:

Foster Early Interest

Early exposure to the dental profession helps students confirm their passion for dentistry and make informed career choices. By experiencing the daily responsibilities and challenges faced by dental professionals, students can determine if this career path aligns with their interests and strengths, setting a strong foundation for their future education and career planning.

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Enhance Learning

Observing and participating in clinical practices allows interns and shadowers to apply theoretical knowledge in a practical setting, deepening their understanding and honing their skills. This hands-on experience is invaluable for developing technical competencies, improving problem-solving abilities, and building confidence in performing dental procedures under the guidance of seasoned professionals.

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Build Professional Relationships

Interacting with our experienced dental team offers students valuable networking opportunities and insights into the day-to-day operations of a successful dental practice. These connections can lead to mentorship, recommendations, and potential future job opportunities, providing a solid support system as students progress through their dental education and into their careers.

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Interested & Ready to Apply?

Start Your Journey Today

Ready to take the first step toward a rewarding career in dentistry? Apply for our internship and shadowing program at Midtown Dental Group. Gain hands-on experience, learn from seasoned professionals, and build a solid foundation for your future. Don’t miss this opportunity to kickstart your dental career—apply now!

Shadowing & Internship FAQs

Curious about how our internship and shadowing programs work? This FAQ section answers your questions about gaining hands-on experience at Midtown Dental Group. Here, you’ll find details on eligibility, program duration, activities involved, and the application process. Discover how our commitment to mentoring future dental professionals provides invaluable real-world exposure and helps cultivate the next generation of skilled dentists.

Who is eligible to apply for the internship/shadowing program?

High school and college students interested in pursuing a career in dentistry are welcome to apply. We also encourage  foreign-trained dentists and those looking to make a career change to apply. Generally, we look for candidates who demonstrate a strong interest in the field and a commitment to learning.

What is the duration of the internship/shadowing program?

The duration can vary based on the specific program and individual availability. Typically, internships last between 4 to 12 weeks, while shadowing opportunities can be more flexible, ranging from a few days to several weeks.

What kind of tasks and activities will I be involved in during the program?

At Midtown Dental Group, interns and shadowers will observe dental procedures, assist with patient care, participate in clinical operations, and handle administrative tasks. Our training ensures adherence to Infection Control, Bloodborne Pathogen, OSHA, and HIPAA protocols, maintaining a safe environment. You’ll also learn about advanced technology and systems that improve patient care. This comprehensive experience prepares you for a successful dental career and demonstrates why MDG is a great place to work and for patients to receive care.

How can I apply for the internship/shadowing program?

Interested candidates can apply through our website by filling out the application form and submitting the required documents, such as a resume or CV noting any relevant work experience and a letter of interest. Our team will review applications and contact selected candidates for interviews. Apply now by clicking here.

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