Dental Assistant Job Posting

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  Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Dental Assistant in PlanoPlano, Texas 75093

  Wednesday, 23 January 2019
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Orthodontic
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri
  • Job Type: PERM
  • Specialty: Orthodontic
  • Days of Week: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

Description

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 have an assistant starting hygiene school in August and need someone awesome to take her place since we are very sad to see her go. We hope to have a training period to ensure a smooth transition. 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 and 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 and 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/W/Th 7:45am-5pm and Friday afternoon (optional) 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 and 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 a funny story about yourself to . All four items are required for a complete application. Thank you for reading our posting--Have a blessed day!