Top Tier Opportunity for New Dentist


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Fast growing, full service practice is looking for a high-quality dentist to join a thriving private practice in suburban Atlanta. Parkside Dental Practice has been in place 39 years, serving a high dental IQ community that consistently rates practice quality and service excellent (4.8/5 on Facebook, 5/5 on RateABiz).


We are looking for a talented, energetic, motivated dentist with 0-5 years of experience. The ideal candidate is passionate about the profession, compassionate towards patients, and proficient in the basic aspects of general dentistry. You will be busy and well compensated from day one, free to focus on dentistry and patient care, with continuous access to the mentorship of the practice’s senior dentists.


The practice is located in the heart of PTC, and is centrally situated to serve patients from nearby Tyrone, Senoia, Sharpsburg, Fayetteville, and Newnan, Georgia, totaling over 275,000 residents.

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Peachtree City was built on a plan to provide all the conveniences of living in metropolitan Atlanta without the pressures that normally come with the “big city.” An emphasis on natural beauty surrounds the city, from the two picturesque lakes to our signature cart path system. Peachtree City is often compared to a resort, but our residents just call it “home.”

The Median age for residents is 42.6 years. The median household income is $94,106, and the rate of owner-occupied housing is 74.2%, with the Median Value of $299,800. recently ranked PTC among the nation’s 50 hottest real estate markets. PTC was recently ranked as the safest city in Georgia (2017), and number one for “Best Places to Raise Kids” in the state by Bloomberg Business Week. The High School graduation rate is 96.7%, and 57.2% of the population holds a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

Recognized as one the leading school systems in Georgia, Fayette County schools (serving PTC) have the highest SAT, CRCT, and ITBS scores in the state, and scores significantly above national averages.  The area also supports several Montessori, religious, and private prep schools.

Recreationally, the area is known for its density and quality of golf courses, lakes, parks, and nature trails, and supports recreational and competitive tennis, soccer, lacrosse, baseball, football, cheer sport, and many other activities. Casual and Upscale dining and shopping options are abundant, and the area has a large and growing film and television production industry.

Compensation & Benefits

  • 35% of net collections
  • $2,000 weekly minimum first two months
  • Allowance for Professional Liability coverage
  • 50% of lab fees
  • First year potential estimated at $120,000
  • Allowance towards Personal Health coverage
  • 100% FFS payments
  • Annual allowance for self-directed Continuing Education
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

Senior Dentists

Drs. Matlaga and Simmons have more than 60 years of combined dental practice experience,
and are credentialed in many areas of general and advanced general dentistry.

Stephen L. Matlaga, D.D.S.

Dr. Stephen L. Matlaga graduated from Rutgers University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Bacteriology. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from Emory University and remained affiliated with the dental school as a clinical instructor in the Department of Oral Medicine, while maintaining a private practice of his own in Decatur and the Northlake area of Atlanta. In 1986, he joined Parkside Dental with countless hours of continuing education in all major disciplines of dentistry including esthetics, implants, and sedation.

He Is A Member In Good Standing Of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Northern District Dental Society
  • The Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation
  • Southern Crescent Study Club
  • The Seattle Study Club
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Facial Esthetics
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Advanced Dental Implant Studies

Theresa A. Simmons, D.D.S.

Dr. Theresa Simmons graduated from The University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology. She earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree from the University Of Tennessee College Of Dentistry and received the American Association of Women Dentists Award for outstanding leadership and academic excellence. She also completed a General Practice Residency at the University of Tennessee Memorial Hospital in Knoxville, Tennessee. Prior to joining Parkside Dental, Dr. Simmons practiced in Knoxville, Tennessee.

She Is A Member In Good Standing Of:

  • The American Dental Association
  • The Academy of General Dentistry
  • The Dental Organization of Conscious Sedation
  • The Georgia Dental Association
  • The Northern District Dental Society
  • The Seattle Study Club
  • The Southern Crescent Study Club
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Advanced Dental Implant Studies

Practice Services

General – including periodontal therapy, extractions, root canal procedures, nightguard appliances and advanced hygiene services.

Restorative – including implant placement and restoration, mini-implants, implant-supported dentures, dentures and partial dentures, crowns, bridges, inlays and onlays, and treatments for TMD.

Cosmetic – including teeth whitening, porcelain veneers, crowns and bridges, bonding and filling replacements, Botox, and dermal fillers.

Facility and Technology

Attractive free-standing brick building located in a suburban medical office park, close proximity to other dental specialties. Front door parking, newly renovated, upscale interior with 8 operatories and hygiene rooms. The Parkside Dental team utilizes the latest technological advances in dental equipment and techniques to ensure quality care and excellent health for the patient, including digital radiography (bite wing and panorex), intra oral cameras, digital photography, VELscope® Oral Cancer Screening System, Dental cone beam CT and X-Guide Dynamic 3D Navigation for dental implants. The practice is active on social media and runs electronic scheduling, billing, charting, and dental records systems.


Parkside supports the doctors clinically with 3 dental hygienists with an average of 11 years of experience, and 5 dental assistants averaging over 20 years of experience. Parkside has 3 front- office staff members supporting business operations.