dental nurse jobs and recruitment

Dental Nurse jobs

Looking for a job as a dental nurse or practice support?

Read our FAQs and apply with confidence

Dental Recruitment

Tell me about SmileWisdom?

SmileWisdom is run for dental professionals, by dental professionals.
SmileWisdom Education offers in-practice training, CPD courses, plus the NEBDN Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing.
Our dedicated dental nurse recruitment provides a unique resourcing service for the recruitment of all dental nurses and support staff.
We know the challenging of finding a great dental nurse all to well and we make the process clear and simple

What is your dental nurse job board?

We are incredibly proud of creating the only job board in the UK and Ireland that is specifically designed for dental nurses and dental practice support staff, where candidates can specify their skills and experience within the dental profession to find the most suitable jobs.

Can I find part-time roles?

Yes there are almost 1000 active job roles on the site and many of these are for part-time dental nurses. There are a range of contract roles and temporary positions so simply search to find the role best suited to you.

What are the benefits of registering on the job board?

Registering on our job board will make finding your next job much easier. You can quickly see new positions and once your Cv is uploading you can apply for something that is a match to your skills with just a click of a button.

Where does my application go?

Your application will be sent directly to the practice

Do I have to pay anything to apply for jobs?

No, the service is free and we would strongly advise against ever signing up to a service that asks for money or credit card details to send applications.

Can I apply for multiple jobs?

Of course! You can apply for as many jobs as you like – just ensure you are meeting the job requirements.
If you receive more than one job offer you will need to decide which one to accept

Can I track my job applications?

Yes – you can view and track all your applications by logging in to your account. You can also monitor whether you have been successful and invited for a job interview.

I have applied for a job but heard nothing. Why?

A few reasons maybe :
Your application is pending review
They have hired someone already
They felt they have had stronger applications

Click HERE to create a new account and start applying for jobs.

If you need help, see ‘How to’ section or contact us.

SmileWisdom Recruitment offers robust career advice, interview tips, and further training to help you develop your career.

Dental Nurses career support

Career Support and Guidance

NEBDN Certificate courses

Postgraduate courses

Dental CPD courses

CPD courses

  • How to be a great dental implant nurse

    How to be a great dental implant nurse and help your team As the National Examining Board for Dental Nurses (NEBDN) states, “Implant dentistry is a highly advanced, specialised dental skill…it combines surgical

  • NEBDN oral health education course

    What are the more advanced oral health education tips

    How can oral health education knowledge make a positve impact on patients Victoria Wilson teaches the NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Education and shares her thoughts on the impact and importance of this course

  • dentists placing implants

    Dental Photography – camera differences

    Photography Cameras –What’s the difference between DSLR and mirror-less DSLR? Roger Bretayne is the photography expert-in-residence here at SmileWisdom and the tutor of our CPD course in Dental Photography. We asked him to share

  • dentists placing implants

    How dental nurses help patients during implant procedures

    How dental nurses can help dentist during implant procedures Losing a tooth for whatever reason can be a pretty distressing experience and deciding to undergo an implant procedure even more daunting for a

  • dental implant nursing

    A day in the life of a dental implant nurse

    What is it like to be a dental implant nurse Depending on the type of practice you work in, a day in the life of a dental implant nurse could look very different.

  • Cpd online

    The dental nurse’s role during implant procedures

    How you will help patients as an implant nurse Dental implants are a widely used procedure in the dental industry but they are also a surgical procedure meaning they demand a different level

  • Cpd online

    How high-quality, active, online learning is essential to developing your skills and knowledge.

    Online learning - how to get the best out of online CPD courses How to get the most out of online CPD. Online Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is widely available and affordable to

  • Become an Oral Health Educator

    The world needs more Oral Health Educators, could you be one of them? The historic World Health Organisation (WHO) Resolution May 2021 paves the way for oral health improvements with “a shift from

  • find-a-dental-nurse-for-practice-easily

    Finding your perfect dental nurse candidate

    What to do if you can’t find the right dental nurse for your dental practice. Looking after a dental practice and ensuring it runs smoothly is a demanding job on a normal day;

  • Dental nurse diploma

    Why take your diploma in dental nursing with SmileWisdom

    Taking your dental nursing Diploma with Smilewisdom Why Should I Do My Dental Nurse Training With SmileWisdom?    If you’re thinking about where to start your career as a dental nurse then you’ve

  • Dental Nurse Support Group

    Join our support group to learn and make friends Are you a recently qualified or soon to qualify dental nurse? We know how difficult it can be starting a new profession and feeling

  • Facebook group for dental nurses

    Join in the conversation with other dental nurses Team Work Makes the Dream Work. Come and say hello on our Facebook Channel If you’re considering a career in dental nursing or are perhaps

  • Expand your dental nurse career in 6 months

    The reason you should learn to take dental radiographs Have you ever wondered if dental nurses can take radiographs? Radiographs, commonly called X-rays, are taken during many dental treatments by a GDC qualified

  • dental interview

    Tips to shine at your job interview

    How to shine during your dental nurse interview My name is Josh, and here are some of my best hints and tips. I’m a GDC Registered dental nurse and an experienced practice manager

  • CPD for dental nurses

    Keep up with your dental nursing CPD the easy way!  Let’s talk about Continuous Professional Development - often just referred to as ‘CPD’ for short - and why it’s important for dental nurses

  • Dental Nurse CV

    How to attract the right dental nurse or practice support staff!

    How to attract the right dental nurse or practice support staff! Hire the right staff for your dental practice by starting your recruitment process correctly. Katherine Foley, Head of Recruitment at SmileWisdom, explains

  • Courses for qualified dental nurses

    Upskilling your dental team

    What does it mean to upskill your team and why should you be considering it? Josh, Head of Resourcing at SmileWisdom delves into how upskilling your team makes your practice more productive and the

  • Organising your dental job search

    How to keep organised in the hunt for a dental nurse job Once you’ve decided that you’re looking for a new job it can feel quite overwhelming trying to stay on top of

  • The benefits of learning to take dental impressions

    The reason you should learn to take dental impressions Imagine the patient is in the dental chair and your dentist has just discussed they need to have a nightguard. The patient agrees and so

  • national diploma dental nursing

    Why we love the NEDBN National Diploma, and we think you will too

    All about the NEBDN Diploma in dental nursing As a trainee dental nurse, choosing a dental nurse training course can be confusing. There are now several ways of becoming a registered dental nurse


Head of Recruitment

Joshtyn Williams

Head of Recruitment Consulting

recruitment dental

Beth Wrighton

Recruitment Consultant

Dental nurse jobs consultant

Magda Mol

Head of Resourcing and Job Board

Featuring jobs from