If you’re searching for a fun, fresh city to start your orthodontic career in, look no further than Grand Rapids, Michigan! This practice has recently affiliated with Orthodontic Partners and they are looking for a Full-Time Associate Orthodontist to join our dynamic team who feels just as excited about the future of orthodontics as we do. This opportunity offers a career that is like a private practice experience with a pathway to partnership in the company.
Grand Rapids is the second most populated city in Michigan, and even with its growing population, the city is extremely affordable. It offers plenty of big city amenities, a friendly environment, and a suburban feel - it’s no surprise that young professionals and new families are drawn to this city. It offers a growing medical and research center along with a friendly collegial supportive dental community. You are only a short 45-minute drive to Lake Michigan, a 2 1/2 hour drive from Traverse City and all that “UP North” has to offer.
The city has eight diverse neighborhoods: Downtown GR, Heartside, Heritage Hill, East Grand Rapids, North Quarter, West Side, Uptown, Ada, Medical Mile, and Southtown. Each of these unique regions has its own particular aesthetic and design, so there’s a variety of styles and price points. Additionally, Grand Rapids is commuter friendly - whether you prefer to drive, walk, ride the bus, or cycle to your destination, the city offers fast commute times when compared to other large cities.
The area is filled with fun activities to enjoy year-round. Individuals particularly fond of craft brews will appreciate Grand Rapids' 70 breweries and distilleries. In fact, it is considered to be one of the best beer cities in the US! In addition to its wide selection of breweries, Grand Rapids offers plenty of other activities from restaurants and bars in a growing vibrant downtown to hiking, picnics, and other family activities.