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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in West Chester, PA 19380
(Job ID: 424021)

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Location

West Chester, PA 19380

Details

DATE POSTED/UPDATED

Feb 09, 2024

JOB TYPE

Permanent

DAYS OF WEEK

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur

JOB ID / STATUS

#424021 ACTIVE

EMPLOYER

Oak Dental Partners

Description

We are a growing dental service organization (DSO) that supports several dozen partner locations across the country. Our goal is to help you grow and positively impact lives by improving the smiles, confidence, and overall health of our guests. The Orthodontic Assistant will assist Orthodontistsand#39; chair side, greet and escort patients, take radiographs as instructed by the provider, set up and break down operatories, clean operatory areas after each patient, and will stock all materials needed in the clinic daily. In addition, the Orthodontics Assistant will be responsible for sterilization and maintaining equipment and materials in accordance with OSHA, federal and state guidelines. The Orthodontics Assistant will support the front desk operations, schedule appointments, check in patients, collect, and verify patient demographics, retrieve charts, document treatments plans and other tasks in support of office administration. Basic Requirements: * 0- 5 years of experience. * Vocational/Technical training or Associates Degree. * Radiology certification and DPH Dental Assistant License. * Familiarity with dental software, email, and Microsoft Word. * Ability to lift 25 lbs. with or without accommodation. Preferred Qualifications: * Beginning records – study models, X-rays, panorex, cephlometric, digital photographs * Efficient in 1BA, adjustments, FCDB and Debands * Impressions (pouring and trimming models for appliances and presentation) * Ship/receive/properly store all lab (retainers, study models, appliances) * Duplicate records for transfers * Photo knowledge – properly take quality intra-oral and extra-oral photos * Proficient and accurate bending/coordinating arch-wires * Removal of fixed bands/brackets * Ability to fit headgear and give instructions * Ligature removal and replacement * Wire removal and placement * Size, fit and cement orthodontic bands * Take PVS impressions and bite registrations for Invisalign treatment * Separator placement * Fabrication orthodontic retainers * Consult with patient / parents during exam * Ortho case presentations to patient (parent) * Effective communication to patients/parents regarding: POH, rubber band wear, treatment progress and cooperation issues * Coordinate correspondence between orthodontist and general dentists * Promotes patient incentive initiatives * Order Orthodontic Supplies * Should be proficient in taking radiographs. * Competent with infection control procedures. * Excellent communication and organization skills. * Have some experience in treatment of patients with special healthcare needs, specifically patients with cognitive and developmental deficits. * Ability to work with patient’s parents, guardians, and care givers. * Excellent written and oral communication skills. * Should be a team-leader, self-motivated, well organized and have the ability to manage his/her time efficiently Benefits: * 401(k) * Dental insurance * Vision insurance  * Flexible spending account * Health insurance * Health savings account * Paid time off * Holidays  * Short term and long-term disability insurance * Uniforms * Bonuses  * Pet insurance  License/Certification: * Radiology certification and DPH Dental Assistant License. To apply for this position, please use the following URL: https://ars2.equest.com/?response_idand#61;efc25d0ac665af7896fa73314d735207

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