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We’re growing and hiring!

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Smile One’s affiliate practices throughout West Michigan are growing and looking for talented individuals to join the Smile team. Below is a list of available positions with a link for each to apply online. If you have any questions about employment opportunities at Smile, please contact us at talent@smileoneservices.com.


Daydreams Patient Coordinator

The Daydreams Patient Coordinator works at Smile One Services and provides support for one of our affiliate practices, Daydreams Procedure Center. Daydreams is West Michigan’s premier resource for pediatric dental care under general anesthesia. The Daydreams Patient Coordinator coordinates patient appointments and treatment plans on behalf of Daydreams. Excellent communication and service skills a must. Medical scheduling experience preferred.

Click here for more information and to apply.


Smile Dental Partners

Smile Dental Partners is a multi-specialty dental practice that is supported by Smile One Services. Smile Dental Partners has four West Michigan locations and is currently hiring. For a complete list of employment opportunities at these practices, please visit Smile’s website.

Smile Safety Assurance™ featured on WZZM 13

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Smile One CEO Dr. Riopelle recently spoke with WZZM 13 reporter Catherine Behrendt to discuss new safety measures implemented at Smile One’s West Michigan affiliate practices. Smile Safety Assurance™ introduces new safety standards and exclusive UV-C pathogen control technology to create the safest dental practices in the country. Dr. Riopelle discuss the reasoning behind the changes and how patients are responding.

Daydreams meets demand as hospitals eliminate block time for dentistry

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As the healthcare industry continues to adjust and reprioritize services, more and more hospitals are deciding to reduce or eliminate block time for dentistry. With fewer resources and growing demand, pediatric dentistry under general anesthesia is experiencing dangerously long wait times as high as 3 to 6 months. Daydreams Pediatric Center was created to meet this challenge. We’re committed to providing one of the best facilities in the country for pediatric outpatient dental care and are adding additional surgery days to increase capacity and keep patient wait times as low as 1 to 2 weeks.

The typical child that comes to Daydreams is between 3 to 9 years old and will have anywhere from 3 to 20 cavities. It is estimated that 25% of children have dental decay before they even enter kindergarten. Daydreams’ state-of-the-art facility and in-house pediatric team of dentists, anesthesiologists, nurses, and dental assistants allow for each case to be completed in 1 to 2 hours. For families with insurance, the cost is about $500. However most patients use Healthy Kids Dental, which covers 100% of the patient’s cost. By removing the barriers of accessibility and affordability, children are able to receive a second chance at a healthy mouth.

Dr. Riopelle featured on Group Dentistry Now Podcast

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The Group Dentistry Now Show: The Voice Of The DSO Industry (Episode 24)

Hosted by Bill Neumann

Smile One Services may be a smaller DSO, with five Michigan locations, but they are the first dental practice in the country to introduce breakthrough UV-C pathogen control technology, working 24/7 to purify the air from harmful viruses, bacteria, and fungi. The UV technology also neutralizes contamination on heavily-used surfaces. In this podcast, this dentist-led DSO’s owner and CEO, Dr. Darren Riopelle, explains their Smile Safety Assurance program and why he considers his practices to be the ‘safest dental practices’ in the country. Watch their video at www.GroupDentistryNow.com under the podcast tab and then listen to this audio only podcast to learn more about their impressive safety protocols which make their patients and team feel safe. Our podcast series brings you dental support and emerging dental group practice analysis, conversation, trends, news and events. Listen to leaders in the DSO and emerging dental group space talk about their challenges, successes, and the future of group dentistry. The Group Dentistry Now Show: The Voice of the DSO Industry has listeners across the North & South America, Australia, Europe, and Asia. If you like our show, tell a friend or a colleague.

For more information about this podcast and a transcript, visit Group Dentistry Now.

News 8 features Smile Safety Assurance™

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As Michigan dentists prepare to reopen across the state, News 8 Reporter Justin Kollar recently visited Smile Cascade to speak with Dr. Darren Riopelle and pediatric dentist Dr. Cristian Brutten about exclusive new UV-C pathogen control technology. The new upgrades, which include air filtration and surface technology, have been introduced at all of Smile’s West Michigan locations as part of its new Smile Safety Assurance™.

Dentists go back to work Friday

Non-essential medical, dental and veterinary procedures are allowed to resume starting today.Dentists offices across the state are ready to accept patients, many have implemented a host of new safety procedures to keep patients and staff safe.Check out all that Smile Dental Partners have done to make the "new normal" safe and enjoyable.

Posted by Justin Kollar on Friday, 29 May 2020

 

 

UV Angel Announces Partnership with Smile One Services

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Surface and air pathogen control technologies will be installed at all Smile One Services’ affiliate practices

 

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (May 21, 2020) – UV Angel, a leader in pathogen control technology, today announced a partnership with Smile One Services, a West Michigan-based dental service organization (DSO), to bring UV Angel Air and UV Angel Adapt pathogen control products to all its affiliate dental practices, including adult, pediatric, and orthodontic office. Smile One Services created Smile Safety Assurance™, becoming the first DSO in the country to add UV-C pathogen control technology to its practices to help create safer and healthier environments.

With dentist offices considered high-risk environments during the current global pandemic, UV Angel’s technology will help make Smile One Services’ affiliate practices cleaner by using patented UV-C light treatment technology to automatically and continuously treat the air and surfaces for harmful viruses, bacteria and fungi.

“We believe rapid deployment of ultraviolet light technology in clinical environments like Smile Dental Partners is critical to help protect both patients and staff,” said Tom Byrne, CEO of UV Angel. “We know the technology is effective at neutralizing harmful pathogens in the environment. As a West Michigan-based company, we are proud to help with this fight right in our own backyard.”

All of Smile One Services’ affiliate practices will be equipped with UV Angel technology, including Daydreams Procedure Center in Grand Rapids and all four Smile Dental Partners in Grand Haven, Grand Rapids, Holland, and North Muskegon. The installation should be completed in four to six weeks. This effort is part of the organization’s new Smile Safety Assurance™ program which includes a thermal imaging AI temperature screening system and cloud-based monitoring and reporting of all practice pathogen control.

“We want our patients to feel comfortable when they walk through our doors,” said Darren Riopelle DDS, founder and CEO of Smile One Services. “We know there’s a lot of anxiety around COVID-19, and it’s important – especially in a health care setting – to provide as many layers of protection as we can for our patients and staff. We believe UV Angel’s technology is an excellent complement to our current cleaning and safety practices to help keep those who visit our practices safe.”

The Smile One Services locations will be equipped with two different types of technology: UV Angel Air and UV Angel Adapt.

With a modern integrated design, UV Angel Air combines standard in-ceiling lighting with a proprietary UV-C air treatment system. Air containing dental aerosols are pulled into the sealed UV-C chamber where it is treated with high-intensity UV-C light. The clean, treated air is then returned to the room, where employees and patients can breathe easier.  By lowering the levels of harmful pathogens in the air and on surfaces, the risk of exposure is reduced.

UV Angel Adapt uses an intelligent, automated UV-C light treatment platform to continuously monitor and safely treat high-touch surfaces hundreds of times per day. UV Angel Adapt can be attached to keyboards, touch screens and a wide range of other frequently touched surfaces.

UV Angel products come with a robust data platform that provides users the ability to track key performance indicators, access invaluable data and make well-informed decisions about pathogen and infection control. For more information on UV Angel and its product, please visit uvangel.com.

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More About UV Angel

UV Angel is a pathogen control technology company that uses years of advanced research and development in ultraviolet light to help make the environments around us cleaner and safer by reducing harmful pathogens.  Fully automated, patented and proven safe, the company’s UV-C technology monitors and cleans the surfaces we touch and the air we breathe. UV Angel’s technology is complemented by a proprietary data analytics platform that delivers critical insights and strategic advantages to leaders in healthcare, food service, corporate, education and many more industries. Learn more at uvangel.com

More About Smile One Services

Smile One Services is West Michigan’s only multi-specialty Dental Service Organization (DSO). Founded in 2018 by Dr. Darren Riopelle, Smile One Services supports both general and specialty dental practices throughout West Michigan, including Smile Dental Partners (a group of adult, pediatric, and orthodontic specialists) and Daydreams (Michigan’s first pediatric center for general anesthesia dentistry). Smile One’s in-house resource include a call center, insurance specialists, IT, business services, and cloud-based pathogen control monitoring. In 2020, Smile One created Smile Safety Assurance™, becoming the first DSO in the U.S. to add UV-C pathogen control technology to its practices. Learn more at SmileOneServices.com

Introducing New Affiliate Practice: Smile South Holland

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Smile Dental Partners is excited to introduce our newest West Michigan practice. Smile South Holland (formerly Comfortable Dental Solutions) is located at 205 W. 29th Street and provides comprehensive family dental care. 

Smile Dental Partners is West Michigan’s first and only multi-specialty dental practice. In addition to our new practice in South Holland, Smile has practices in Cascade, Grand Haven, and North Muskegon as well.

Dr. Stebbins—supported by Smile’s entire team of dentists—will care for existing patients as well as new patients. Smile looks forward to bringing our fresh and proactive approach to dental care to the Holland community.

We invite you to stop by and see our new home, or to call and schedule a visit. New patients welcome.