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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job Posting

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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Needham, MA 02492
(Job ID: 415577)



Needham, MA 02492



Sep 17, 2023




Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri


#415577 ACTIVE


We are an orthodontic practice south west of Boston, and our number one priority is providing our patients with the best care. We believe that in order to provide the best care, we need to find the best of the best people and talent to join our team. We are currently looking to add an Orthodontic Assistant to our growing office. An Orthodontic Assistant’s top priority is excellent patient care. We strive to deliver this excellent care, along with exceptional customer service, while creating a a fun and caring environment for our patients and team members! This job requires an outgoing, energetic personality. You determine the patient’s overall experience in our office. Your job requires attention to detail and accuracy. You are executing the treatment plan provided by the doctor. It is crucial that you listen to the doctor’s directions, perform the procedure correctly, and efficiently, and accurately document the patient’s chart. It is also important to be able to form a strong, positive relationship with each patients and work well with your fellow team members. Qualities in a strong clinical technician: Time Management, Organized, Attention to Detail, Pep in Your Step, Friendly, Outgoing, Team Player Duties: The Orthodontic Assistant is responsible for assisting the orthodontist in clinical treatment of patients. The Orthodontic Assistant is also responsible for the cleanliness of the clinical area, sterilization of instruments, stocking all the clinical supplies, and regularly cleaning and maintaining the equipment. RESPONSIBILITIES (including, but not limited to): Cleaning and preparation of units/chairs before each patient. Greet and seat patients, never leaving a seated patient unattended. Anticipate and assist the orthodontist’s needs at all times. Charting of patient procedures to include charges (if applicable), procedure and length of time for next visit. Dismissal of patient and explanation of procedure to parent with review of progress. Taking radiographs: panoramic, cephalometric Placement and removal of separator Utilizing intraoral scanner Checking all patient appliances prior to adjustment or wire changes Intraoral and extraoral photographs Changing archwires or elastic ties Working with Invisalign: submitting cases, placing attachments, delivering aligners Adjustment of removable appliances Banding and bonding procedures Debanding/debonding procedures Give patient instruction for cooperation and motivation Documentation of all communication and procedures in patient chart Fabrication, delivery, and fitting of retainers Cleaning and replenishing of supplies Preparing bracket setups Perform other tasks as assigned by the orthodontist(s) EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED Radiology Certification MA Dental Assistant License Orthodontic Experience 1 Year (but not required) SKILLS/ABILITIES: Good interpersonal skills to develop an effective relationship with patients, parents, doctors, and team members. Typing skills for entries into patient charts. Effective verbal skills to communicate with and educate patients and parents about treatment. JOB TYPE: Full Time (Monday-Friday) SALARY: Generous Salary and#43; Bonuses LOCATIONS: 1 office BENEFITS: Employee Discount Health Insurance Dental Insurance Continuing Education License Reimbursement Paid Time Off Paid holidays Free parking

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