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Pacific Dental 
What's it like to work here?

Employee Satisfaction

    • 3.2Overall compensation for your work
    • 3.5Job Security
    • 3.5Company Image
    • 3.5Career Development
    • 3.6Challenging Work
    • 3.6Company Culture
    • 3.4Internal Communication
    • 3.6Teamwork
    • 3.2Work-Life Balance
    • 3.3Support from management
    • 3.6Freedom to work independently
    • 3.8Office / Work Environment
    • 3.4Environmental Friendliness
    • 4.2Handicapped Accessibility
    • 4.0Workplace Safety
    • 3.8Inclusive / Diverse
    • 4.0Gender Equality
    • 3.8Attitude towards older colleagues

Companies are rated on kununu across 18 unique factors that fall into 4 categories. Since 2014, 75 employees rated this company with an average of 3.6 points.

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What employees say

Employees like

It's been a pleasure working with this company. They are very team oriented as well as patient oriented. They are always striving to improve to help both employees and patients experience. It can be very demanding at times, but is as expected with dentistry. Many growth opportunities for a fast growing company. Highly invested in consistent training and improving employee efficiency. Many resources available to all employees for best experience possible.
During the current covid 19 situation the company is doing everything it can to keep employees and patients safe and healthy.
Ability to move up in position and continued growth encouraged
Good growth development and mentorship.
-Access to latest technology and research-Great co-workers-Received training on certain technologies and receive continuing education through teaching modules-Community service opportunities-Team building activities, potlucks, holiday get-togethers, birth
What else do employees like? Discover 61 reviews

Employees don't like

I’ve been with the company for 5 years. We are so desperate for more dental assistants that they will hire one on for more than they pay me
I think they need to consider work/life balance more. They are so about being there for patients that the employees tend to take the back seat.
No constructive feedback, great company
I disapprove of the culture that disrespects those who would otherwise be leaders. Workers with high school diplomas tell providers (with college and professional degrees) how to do their jobs and disrespect them regularly. Providers are treated as if they are are not important and easily replaceable
Working salary employees to the bone and no work life balance. Too many meetings and too much travel to and from meetings which require even more hours be put in so you can complete your tasks.
What else do employees not like? Discover 59 reviews

Suggestions for improvement

They do lots of special events for dentists and management, I think it would be great to do something for hygienist. They are providers as well.
Better pay for associate dentists and better growth opportunities.
This company is constantly improving in ways I'd never thought of. Employee feedback is taken seriously and always considered. Most suggestions I've had or thought of have already been considered, so I'm not really sure
I think the company as a whole is great and they know what they are doing
I would like to see more one on one development provided
What else do employees suggest to improve? Discover 72 reviews

Benefits & Perks

Here are the most voted perks & benefits as confirmed by 75 employees in their reviews.

  • Vision and dental healthcareVision and dental healthcare
  • Life insuranceLife insurance
  • Paid time offPaid time off
  • 401(k)401(k)
  • Employee discountsEmployee discounts
  • 401(k) Company Match401(k) Company Match
  • Employee eventsEmployee events
  • Health and wellness programsHealth and wellness programs
  • Desirable office locationDesirable office location
  • ParkingParking
  • Flexible spending accountFlexible spending account
  • Tuition assistanceTuition assistance
  • Paid Parental leavePaid Parental leave
  • Flexible working hoursFlexible working hours
  • Easy access to public transportationEasy access to public transportation
  • Vehicle allowanceVehicle allowance
  • Free snacks and drinksFree snacks and drinks
  • Stock or equity optionsStock or equity options
  • On-site CafeteriaOn-site Cafeteria
  • Free mealsFree meals
  • Reimbursed daycareReimbursed daycare
  • Ability to work remotelyAbility to work remotely
  • Pet-friendlyPet-friendly
  • Relocation allowanceRelocation allowance

Best and worst factors

Best rated: Handicapped Accessibility


The best rated factor of Pacific Dental Services is Handicapped Accessibility with 4.2 points (based on 3 reviews).

We kept our office available and able to support those in need of handicap needs and made arrangements when needed to accompany anything such as larger electric chairs or those with sever mental handicaps.
As I said my office has all small op rooms and I don't think there's a wheelchair accessible parking lot
Yes patients are wheeled out after surgery
What else do employees say about Handicapped Accessibility? Discover 3 reviews

Worst rated: Overall compensation for your work


The worst rated factor of Pacific Dental Services is Overall compensation for your work with 3.2 points (based on 9 reviews).

I’ve been an employee for 5 years and they are starting new hires at my same pay
Below average pay
I was hired on making $2 then my previous employer
Pay is okay, feel like I could be making more for the amount of time I've been a Dental Assistant
They do pay higher than most dental offices are willing to start out at in my area
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Career Development

Career Development rating


Career Development is rated with an average of 3.5 points (based on 3 reviews).

Extreme growth opportunities!!
There is always room to move up within the company and also encouraged
a lot of online material for those that want to grow their clientele
What else do employees say about Career Development? Discover 3 reviews


49%rate their salary as good or very good (based on 74 reviews)

How much can I earn?

Avg. annual salary - gross - full time
Dental Assistant4 salaries reported
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Company Culture

Traditional Culture
Modern Culture
Pacific Dental Services
Industry average: Hospitals & Healthcare

Employees mostly perceive the following cultural factors at this employer: Praise employees for good work and behaviour and Challenge employees.

The four dimensions of company culture

Pacific Dental Services
Industry average: Hospitals & Healthcare
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