Dentist in the Netherlands
- Dental care
- The Netherlands
Are you looking forward to treating many patients, developing yourself professionally and enjoying a good work-life balance? And working regular hours while earning a good salary? Then a career as a dentist in the Netherlands is what you’re looking for!
Due to a big shortage of dentists in the Netherlands, we are looking for adventurous EU dentists who’d like to work in the Netherlands for at least 3 years, and start a new life here.
But don’t I have to learn Dutch and pass a language test in order to register as a dentist in the Netherlands? Correct, and we’ll make sure that will happen!
With the help of our certified language program, we will help you reach the required level of Dutch in 20 weeks, after which you’ll start working in a good Dutch dental clinic.
In addition, we will help you with all other necessary steps necessary to make a successful start in the Netherlands. We’ll be there with you every step of the way, and make sure that you’re all prepared for your new career in the Netherlands. Would you like to know how? Check out what our BGB program looks like!
What does my job as a dentist in the Netherlands look like?
After you completed your language training with us, the moment has arrived for you to get to know your new Dutch patients! You will work as a general dentist and will be able to perform all of the treatments that fall under the umbrella of general dentistry. You work fixed hours with a maximum of 8 hours per day, which leaves you with enough free time to enjoy your private life. Seeing as, on average, Dutch patients visit the dentist twice a year, you can expect to see many patients each day (15-30) and perform many treatments. In addition to that, you’ll have the possibility to develop yourself professionally and eventually specialize in a specific area of dentistry.
Why BGB Dentistry?
With 10 years of experience and having helped 300 EU dentists settle in the Netherlands, our unique, tailor-made program is the fastest way of successfully starting your new life and career in the Netherlands.
We are looking for people with the same DNA as our 23 employees and 300 dentists who we have so far helped find their way in the Netherlands. This DNA is summarized in the name of our company: Buena Gente Buena, which refers to people who are not only good professionals, but also pleasant people to work with. After all, we don’t just help you start a new life in the Netherlands; we will have nice get-togethers with you, such as the traditional Sinterklaas party and our annual BGB Summer Party!
In addition to our tailor-made 20-week BGB program, we offer you a steady 3-year contract with personal guidance and good job conditions:
- A starting salary between €30,000 and €50,000 net per year, depending on your experience. A maximum yearly salary of €90,000 net, depending on your progression during these years.
- A good work-life balance
- We help you with your professional development as a dentist
Before you start working in a Dutch dental clinic, we expect first and foremost that you are available for 20 weeks in order to completely dedicate yourself to learning the Dutch language. To do this, an affinity with learning languages and a good command of English are required.
As a dentist, it’s important that you are confident and that you have command over basic treatments such as check-ups, fillings, extractions and root canal treatments. In addition, you should be willing to (eventually) learn more advanced treatments, such as crowns and bridges, prosthodontics and implantology.
- You have an EU nationality and a degree in dentistry acquired at an EU university.
- You are prepared to work in the Netherlands for at least 3 years.
- You’re equipped with a good amount of positivity and persistence.
Are you the dentist we are looking for?
Do you want to start a new adventure while developing your dentistry career? And are you excited by the idea of working as a dentist in the Netherlands? Let’s get in touch! Fill in the form below and it might not be long before you’re busy placing your first fillings in a Dutch dental clinic!
At this time, we have a few spots left for the upcoming groups, starting in June, August, September and October this year.
Ask Arjen for more details!
The application process
Invitation job interview
After having received your job application, you will be invited for a first job interview (through Teams).
Screening & info BGB-program
Our recruiter Arjen will explain in detail the BGB-program and will also value your profile.
Interview with founder & hiring manager Sebastian
After having passed succesfully the first interviews, you will be invited to an interview with hiring manager Sebastian.
Dental assessment with Rita
Our dentist colleague Rita will invite you to a dental assessment through Teams.
After having passed succesfully all interviews, you will receive our contract by email.
Once we have signed the contracts, we are ready to start!