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Orthodontic Dental Assistant Job in Spring, Texas

(Job ID: 504415)

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Spring, Texas 77379



Jun 03, 2024




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Greetings from Adventure Orthodontics! We are happy that you have expressed interest in becoming part of our team. Here at Adventure Orthodontics, our number one priority is our patients. We are currently looking to add an Orthodontic Assistant to our growing office. An Orthodontic Assistant’s priority is excellent patient care. 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. The best part yet… no experience is required, and we are willing to train the RIGHT person! So if you have an amazing work ethic, paired with a great attitude and personality, then we want to talk to you! Please note: there are 2 assessment quizzes that you must take following your application process to complete your application submission. No matter how great you may be, if you don’t complete the assessments, we unfortunately, cannot consider you at this time. We look forward to hearing from you soon! Qualities in a strong clinical technician: Time Management, Organized, Attention to Detail, Pep in Your Step, Friendly, Outgoing, Team Player Duties: The Assistant is responsible for assisting the orthodontist in clinical treatment of patients. The Assistant is also responsible for the cleanliness of the clinical area, sterilization of instruments and stocking all the clinical supplies. As well as 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. *Radiographs to include: panoramic, cephalometric and CBCT. *Utilizing intraoral scanner *Intraoral and extraoral photographs *Banding and bonding procedures *Debanding/debonding procedures *Give patient instruction for cooperation and motivation *Perform other tasks as assigned by the orthodontist(s) EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: High school diploma/GED or higher Radiology Certification Orthodontic Experience: 1 Year (great, 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 to treatment.

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