TN Dental Specialists has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Orthodontic Assistant! This assistant must be willing to travel to a few practices throughout the metro Nashville area.
Provide superior chair-side clinical support to Orthodontist by charting, patient education, operatory set-up and clean-up
Manage patient flow by responding to changes, prioritizing the next Operatory room for the Orthodontist and update Orthodontist on patient’s status.
Fabricate and fit orthodontic appliances and materials for patients, including but not limited to retainers, wires, or bands as prescribed by the orthodontist.
Take appropriate and accurate impressions when prescribed by the Orthodontist for diagnostic purposes. Pour said impressions in dental stone at a satisfactory and competent level.
Welcomes and greets patients in the reception area and provides a personal introduction
Takes and processes X-Rays
Performs friendly patient hand-offs
Enters and updates patient treatment plans at the direction of the Orthodontist using the company operational system.
Escorts the patient to check-out.
Completes sterilization processes for equipment and Operatory
Monitors all laboratory cases and ensure they are ready for the next day’s schedule
Dental Assisting Certification from an accredited school
2+ years experience in Orthodontic Assisting
High school diploma or equivalent
MUST HAVE: X-Ray certification, or the ability to acquire in a timely manner
Coronal Polishing and Nitrous Oxide certification preferred
Detail-oriented with strong patient focus
Partner with team and contribute to welcoming environment for patients
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