We are in need of an orthodontic assistant that also has experience in general dentistry with a current RDA license. This is a requirement.
Orthodontic dental assistants help orthodontists in many aspects of patient care and procedures. This often requires taking x-rays of the bone structure of a patients jaw, as well as taking photographs of the teeth and creating molds of a patients bite.Orthodontic assistants help orthodontists prepare for procedures by having the necessary tools sterilized and in place. They often help keep a patients mouth clean and dry during procedures and will hand an orthodontist the necessary tools at the appropriate time. An assistant also may assist in scheduling appointments.May be asked to do orthodontic recall from time to time as well administrative duties as needed. Requirement: Must have High School Diploma and one year of orthodontic assisting experience as well as a current RDA certification in the State of Texas.