Department: Dentistry

Dentistry Specialist

Dentistry Specialist

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City is seeking a highly motivated, team-spirited veterinarian to join our Dentistry Service. You will not find a hospital that practices a higher level of medicine while fostering camaraderie and dedication to patient care like at AMC.

Our team is led by two highly experienced dentists (including one who is board certified), one resident, and supported by a team of experienced technicians and assistants.

The applicant must be board eligible or board certified in Dentistry and eligible for licensure in New York State.

About Dentistry at AMC

The dentistry suite has 4 workstations each equipped with Midmark Canis Major wet tables and VetPro5000 dental units. Each table has Berchold LED surgical lighting, Mindray anesthesia monitors, large high detail monitors above each table for radiographs, Bair Huggers and electrocautery units. We currently have three modalities for dental imaging including PS-2 direct #2 sensors, a ScanX Duo indirect scanner system with sizes 0-4 plates, and a VetCAT cone beam CT, along with access to the fully staffed radiology department’s ultrasound, plain radiography, MRI and CT capability. The suite is also equipped with a Sirona X-Smart IQ handpiece and a lightspeed Elements motor and handpiece including the full complement of rotary files. The Dentistry Service is busy with a wide range of cases including maxillofacial trauma, orthodontics and oral surgical oncology. The AMC is currently undergoing a $100 million renovation and the new surgical floor will be equipped with an operatory appropriate for performing oral surgeries, opening in 2024.

One of our biggest assets is our ability to collaborate with many specialty services, including 2.5 full time anesthesiologists, a large surgical support staff including a surgical oncologist, as well as the ancillary departments that help improve the quality of care. These departments include 24-hour emergency and critical care, cardiology, oncology, and radiation oncology that utilizes a brand new Elekta Infinity HD LINAC. The AMC is also committed to teaching and research with a large rotating intern and resident presence. The dentistry service currently has one resident per 3-year term.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Primary case management (evaluation, diagnostic work-up, treatment and follow-up)
  • Instructing and supervising technicians, interns, and residents
  • Providing in-house dentistry consultation as well as consultation to referring veterinarians


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous sign-on bonus
  • Four-day work week
  • Comprehensive benefits including health insurance with medical, dental, and vision benefits, very generous paid time off, paid continuing education time-off and stipend, and 403-b retirement plan with employer contribution
  • Possibility of housing in an AMC apartment building or assistance finding housing
  • Non-corporate practice without pressure for percentage pay
  • Strong teaching and mentoring opportunities as well as opportunities for research
  • As a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, employees are eligible for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program

Our Commitment to Lifelong Learning:

The Schwarzman Animal Medical Center is in the heart of Manhattan along the east side, nearby a multitude of prestigious leading research and teaching hospitals. The AMC’s commitment to compassionate and pioneering veterinary care dates to 1910 when it was founded as a clinic to help animals whose owners could not afford treatment. We continue this legacy today as the world’s largest non-profit animal hospital and one of just 5 level 1 veterinary trauma centers worldwide. With 130+ veterinarians working collaboratively across 20 specialties and services, our team prides itself on delivering world class veterinary care to help keep pet families together. We are accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

When you join the team at AMC, you join a renowned team of veterinary professionals dedicated to innovative care, research, and education. Our prestigious postgraduate education programs attract future leaders in veterinary medicine, and the clinical research conducted at AMC has led to breakthroughs that change the way veterinary care is delivered industry wide. This shared commitment to learning, teaching, and innovative care creates a collegial, collaborative environment with rewarding opportunities for advancement and growth.

Building the Future of Veterinary Medicine

We’re building the future of veterinary medicine at the Schwarzman Animal Medical Center, thanks to our transformative  Gift of Love campaign to expand and enhance our clinical, educational, and research capacities. Construction is currently underway to fully renovate the hospital, ensuring AMC is at the forefront of veterinary medicine for generations to come.

Salary Range: $230,000 – $250,000

Must be a team player with great communication skills. Please e-mail letter of interest and resume to