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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Plano, TX (206195)

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Job Id/Status: 206195 / ACTIVE
Job Posted/Updated:03/12/2018
Position:Dental Assistant
Job Type:Perm
Days of Week:Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
Location: Plano, TX 75093
"Be the reason someone smiles today!" Do you love orthodontics? Are you ready to grow in your profession? We want you to join the Willow Bend Orthodontics Family!! Our well-established and professional orthodontic practice is looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented individual who understands the valuable role that a Orthodontic Assistant plays in an orthodontic practice. We are looking for someone that is ready to be challenged, have fun, and be proud of what you do. We are committed to quality and we are seeking an excellent individual to fill this role! ASSISTANT JOB DESCRIPTION & DUTIES INCLUDE (but not limited to): Communication with patients regarding treatment and oral hygiene • Charting of patient information • Taking records: extra and intra oral pictures & digital radiographs • Taking alginate impressions/3-D scans • Assisting with orthodontic adjustments • Preparing teeth for bonding and debonding • Assisting in the placement and removal of appliances • Prepare tray set ups/Sterilizing instruments and operatories • Encouraging, educating, and motivating patients to follow the recommendations of the Doctor • Fixed retainer fabrication and cementation • Bracket card set-up/placement • Laboratory duties: pour/trim impressions, fabrication of clear retainers and indirect bonding set ups • Inventory control: ordering and maintaining stocked chairs • Managing a fast- paced patient schedule • Answering the phone and scheduling patients • Hours are M/T/Th 7:30am-5pm and W or F (depends on week) from 6:45am-3pm = 32- 40 hours a week average What we offer: A team member as an orthodontic assistant with the opportunity to work in a fun, high-energy, professional, and team-oriented environment. We provide an environment that encourages you to learn and advance your skills. We offer a competitive benefits program including paid vacation and holidays, retirement, and a monthly bonus system. Health insurance is not provided. The ideal candidate will have the following characteristics: • Attitude of gratitude- we serve our patients • Compassion and high level of service for our patients, parents & staff • Strong interpersonal and communication skills • A positive attitude • Professional manner and appearance at all times We prefer candidates with the following experience: • 2 years of Orthodontic chair side assisting • Current Texas Dental Assisting License • Computer skills- Microsoft office (we utilize Ortho 2 for scheduling and digital x-rays) Please email a picture, resume and salary requirements and your favorite candy to [please sign-in to view contact information]. All four items are required for a complete application. Thank you for reading our posting--Have a blessed day!