The Orthodontic Assistant will report to the Practice Director. The Orthodontic
Assistant delivers an awesome patient experience and is a key part of the change
we create in our patient's smiles. Must maintain a Registered Dental Assistant
Provide an ultimate patient experience with each patient by engaging with the
patient and parent (if applicable) and performing clinical duties effectively in
the scheduled appointment time.
Improve clinical performance by consistently reviewing clinical standards and
Maintain a clean, sterile environment. Sterilize and disinfect instruments and
equipment and clean each clinical chair/instruments in accordance with the
American Dental Association guidelines.
Obtain dental history and/or records from patient (review patient health history
and care slips). Ensure that the health history is updated for all returning
Record patient charting and all doctor notes in the digital patient chart as
directed by the doctor.
Complete x-rays and intra-oral pictures of patients as appropriate and instruct
patients on general oral health care.
Prepare tray setups for regular appointments, IB appointments
Maintain adequate supply levels in each chair, replenishing as needed.
Work closely with the Point/Flow Directors to ensure an appropriate and adequate
Prepare materials for making impressions and restorations.
Maintain strict compliance with State, Federal, and other regulations, (e.g.,
OSHA, WC, Dental Board, HIPAA, ADA, DOL, HR policies and practices).
On Call as needed
After care communication (care calls, note cards etc...)
Regular and punctual attendance
What a successful Assistant looks like...
Outgoing (not afraid to sing and dance with patients)
Willing to learn and be taught
About this position
Requires travel to multiple locations in the Houston Metro Area
Medical, Vision, Dental benefits
1 year as an assistant in the dental field
High school or equivalent
RDA certificate within 30 days of starting position
This job operates in an upbeat clinical office environment. This role routinely
uses standard dental equipment such as x-rays, clinical hand tools, mirrors,
etc. This role routinely uses office equipment such as computers, printers, and
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met
by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required
to talk or hear. The team member is required to routinely use their hands with
detailed dexterity when performing job duties. This is a moderately active role;
the team member will be required to sit, stand, walk, and bend over routinely to
perform all duties.