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The AGA Group™Elevating Dental and Medical Staffing Excellence for Over 40 Years

As a premier healthcare services firm, The AGA Group™ has been at the forefront of providing exceptional talent to facilities across Missouri and Kansas. With a laser focus on dental staffing, we serve the Greater Kansas City Metro Area, including prominent locations such as Overland Park, Wichita, St. Louis, Kansas City, and Omaha.

Our Distinctive Offerings:

  1. Dental Staffing Expertise: Drawing from decades of experience, we excel in matching skilled dental professionals with the right opportunities. Whether it’s a seasoned practitioner or a fresh graduate, we understand the unique demands of dental practices and tailor our staffing solutions accordingly.
  2. Preferred Partner for Leading Institutions: As the preferred dental staffing agency, we collaborate closely with large hospital systems, esteemed teaching hospitals, dental schools, and private practices. Our commitment to excellence ensures that these institutions receive top-tier talent to enhance patient care and practice efficiency.
  3. Comprehensive Services: Beyond staffing, we offer a comprehensive suite of services:
    • Healthcare Leadership: Our team includes seasoned leaders who bring strategic vision and operational excellence to the table.
    • Strategic Marketing: Leveraging our marketing expertise, we help dental practices reach their target audiences effectively.
    • Sales Leadership: We understand the dynamics of dental sales and provide valuable insights to drive growth.
    • Executive Search: When it comes to leadership roles, we conduct meticulous searches to identify the right fit.
    • Recruitment Excellence: Our recruitment process is rigorous, ensuring that only the best candidates make it to your team.
    • Large Staff Augmentation: Whether you need temporary staff during peak seasons or long-term support, we’ve got you covered.

Why Choose The AGA Group™?

  • Proven Track Record: Our legacy spans four decades, during which we’ve consistently delivered results.
  • Local Expertise: We intimately understand the nuances of the Missouri and Kansas dental landscape.
  • Quality First: We prioritize quality over quantity, ensuring that every placement aligns with your practice’s values and goals.

Recognitions and Accolades:

  • 2018 Kansas Minority Business Enterprise of the Year: Our commitment to diversity and excellence has been acknowledged by the community.

At The AGA Group™, we believe that exceptional dental staffing is the cornerstone of successful practices. Let us partner with you to elevate your team and enhance patient experiences

Proven Leaders in Kansas City

At The AGA Group™, our seasoned recruiters specialize in connecting healthcare, dental, and technical professionals with rewarding positions. Whether it’s within healthcare facilities, dental and medical offices, or insurance providers, we excel at identifying diverse talent.

Our Approach:

  1. Comprehensive Sourcing: We tap into a diverse candidate database, ensuring access to top-tier professionals.
  2. Tailored Selection: Our meticulous process identifies the best talent for your specific needs.
  3. Local Expertise: As Kansas City natives, we’ve cultivated strong relationships with dental industry leaders.

Let us be your trusted partner in building a skilled and diverse dental team.

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Living Up to Our Word

Our focus is on serving with ethics and integrity while leveraging our industry knowledge, experience, and relationships to deliver exemplary results for our clients and candidates. When we say we are your one source for people, resources, and solutions, we mean it.

Helping You Build Your Career

Looking for the flexibility of per diem placements? Wish you could try out different work environments to find the one that fits you best? Wish you knew more about what employers have to offer in the Kansas City area? The AGA Group has spent decades developing connections and building relationships with local employers. We can help you find a great home for your skills with an employer who values what you bring to the table. Enjoy top pay, great benefits, and the work-life balance you deserve while helping patients improve their health and live better lives.

Get It Right the First Time—and Every Time

Let us help you find a job you love by getting to know your skills, experience, interests—and what makes a job meaningful to you. As your partner, we’ll support you throughout the entire process. You won’t have to post your resume on an impersonal job board and hope to hear from a good employer. With our guidance, you’ll identify great opportunities, interview for success, and evaluate job offers. Our expert dental recruiters will help you choose a great new job that fits your goals, so you can move toward success with confidence.
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Providing Expert Dental Staffing Services

Do last-minute call-ins crunch your schedule? Have you been looking for the right new team member for so long you’re losing hope? Wish you could bring new energy to your team? Our experienced dental recruiters understand the challenges you face in your business and have access to a vast pool of dental talent in Kansas City, Overland Park, Wichita, St. Louis, Omaha, and the surrounding areas. Whether you need help per diem, want to “try out” candidates until you find the right individual for your team, or prefer to allow us to recommend exceptional candidates for direct hire, trust The AGA Group to deliver outstanding service to you.

Partner with one of Kansas City’s Preferred Dental Staffing Agencies

Your patients rely on your expertise to provide exceptional care. However, managing the hiring process—posting job listings, reviewing resumes, and conducting interviews—can be time-consuming and uncertain. That’s where we come in.

Why Partner with Us?

  • Minimized Risk: Collaborating with us reduces the risk of making a poor hiring decision. We meticulously vet each candidate, ensuring they align with your business’s needs.
  • Personalized Approach: We take the time to understand your unique requirements. Our recommendations are tailored to fit seamlessly into your practice.
  • Time Savings: By entrusting us with sourcing and delivering top dental talent, you free up valuable time for patient care and practice management.

Let us be your trusted partner in securing the best dental professionals for your team.

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About Our President, Greg Ikner

Greg Ikner, President of The AGA Group a medical staffing agency in Kansas City

Greg Ikner, in his role as president, is instrumental in shaping the guiding principles and core values of The AGA Group™. His strategic alignment of vision, scale, talent, and resources enables the company to achieve its fundamental business objectives.

With over 40 years of experience in the Life Sciences Industry, Greg has excelled as a leader in executive management, marketing, managed care, sales, and business development. His professional journey began with Lederle Labs and Boehringer Mannheim Therapeutics, followed by significant leadership roles at Merck & Co and Pfizer.

In 2009, Greg founded The AGA Group™, initially focusing on recruiting healthcare professionals for leadership and clinical positions in the Midwest. His passion for sales, managed care, marketing, and recruitment fueled rapid business growth. By 2013, the company expanded its services to include staffing and professional employer solutions, encompassing recruiting, HR, payroll, and back-office support. The AGA Group™ collaborates with Health Plans, FQHC facilities, the Department of Justice, State Agencies, and University Health Systems, providing workforce solutions both regionally and nationally.

Notably, The AGA Group™ was honored as the 2018 Kansas Minority Business Enterprise of the Year.

Under Greg Ikner’s visionary leadership, The AGA Group™ continues to excel in the healthcare and dental industry. The company comprises seasoned Recruiters, HR Consultants, skilled CPHQ Professionals, and Professional Trainers/Content Designers, ensuring tailored solutions for organizational growth.

Learn More About What The AGA Group™ Can Do for Your Organization or Career.

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