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Kool Smiles Associate Dentist Reviews

Updated 30 Aug 2018

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Dr. Dale Mayfield & Dr. David Vieth
2 Ratings
  1. "Fun working with children"

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    Former Employee - Associate Dentist in San Antonio, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kool Smiles for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Helping the underserved community Great experience with pediatric dentistry

    Cons

    They need to get more qualified than assistants

    Advice to Management

    South Carolina needs to be managed as well as Texas. The Texas clinic’s are more organized with better supplies

    Kool Smiles2018-08-30
  2. "Private practice versus corporate"

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    Current Employee - Associate Dentist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kool Smiles full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    When things break in the office, you don't have to worry. When an employee decides to move, have a baby, etc., you don't have to worry. When you want something done, you just mention it, and it is taken care of. Working here is definitely less stress than owning your own. The benefits are nice, which is rare in private practice.

    Cons

    There isn't much paid time off given, but, if you are in private practice, you don't get any time off. That is really the only negative I can think of.

    Kool Smiles2016-10-21
  3. "Associate Dentist"

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    Current Employee - Associate Dentist in Fort Smith, AR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kool Smiles full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    I particularly like the fast-pace during the treatment day. I consider my workday as a mix of Hygiene checks, Operative and Surgical procedures. The best aspect is the friendly, family atmosphere of the co-workers working to the common purpose.

    Cons

    Inability to schedule vacation or PTO days during the summer peak patient period. This makes family vacations difficult to fit in to school summer periods.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to reach out to those of us providing care with office visits which allow insight into decision making. We enjoy putting faces with the names of those who affect our daily schedules.

    Kool Smiles2016-10-06
  4. Helpful (7)

    "BAD place to work.. Bait and Switch Contract"

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    Former Employee - Associate Dentist in Everett, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Kool Smiles full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    There really are no pros. You are promised an annual salary and withing a few days of starting they inform you that you will no longer be receiving that salary and must take a paycut. Be careful with the sign on bonus this is where they will try to trap you. If you sign one you are signing a promissary note which is separate from the contract they breach, and will use it as leverage against you if you decided you want...

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    Cons

    Bait and switch tactics. They will offer you a sign on bonus as a trap, and then promise you an annual salary. Once you sign the sign on bonus you find out its a promissary note separate from the contract. Then you find out that they are going to dis honor the contract and cut your pay. They then put you on a collection (not production) pay system. They also added a stipulation that they call true up. For the company...

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    Kool Smiles2013-07-07
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