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Orthodontic Assistant

Company: Maryland Orthodontic Specialists
Location: Ellicott City
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

ORTHODONTIC ASSISTANTState-of-the-art Orthodontic Practice is seeking a dynamic person to add to our team. The ideal candidate must be personable and cheerful and have the ability to easily interact with patients and other members of the team. Candidate must be reliable, have good attendance and punctuality and be proactive particularly following-up with patients.We offer a competitive salary $30 - $35/hr commensurate with experience, health and wellness benefits, retirement plan, paid holidays, and PTO.Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate
  • Certified by the State for Orthodontic Assistant
  • Certified by the State for Dental Radiation TechnologyThe job functions are as follows:
  • Seats, prepares, and dismisses patients, provides oral and written treatment and oral hygiene instruction and maintains proper patient treatment records
  • Performs preparatory procedures such as taking cephalometric and panoramic x-rays and takes intra and extra-oral photographs
  • Works independently under the Doctor's supervision and also assists Doctor at chairside as needed with a variety of procedures and ensures Doctor's work schedule and patients flow smoothly between operatories
  • Takes impressions accurately and according to training
  • Prepares work areas to include stocking, setting up, breaking down, and cleaning as needed
  • Applies knowledge and ability regarding tray, instrument, equipment set-up and break down, management, and sterilization procedures
  • Maintains the sterilization area to include cleaning instruments, handpieces and restocking
  • Sets up treatment areas for appointments to include paper products, disposable and designated instruments and materials as needed for procedures
  • Maintains general dental office equipment to include the suction system, x-ray machine, and all sterilization equipment
  • Remains aware of stock to be ordered through periodic inventories and communicates effectively with coworkers to place orders
  • Establishes and maintains contact with suppliers and sales representatives regarding supplies as needed
  • Performs duties to include: placing, ligating or removing arch wires; fitting or removing bands; placing brackets; mixing cements; curing primers, bonding agents and cements; taking and pouring diagnostic and appliance cast impressions; power chaining; placing elastic or separators; changing ties; debanding; removing excess cement; and lnvisalign and all digital scansPlease only apply to this posting if you meet the qualifications of the job. If interested, please send resume and cover letter to: tingrin21042@gmail.comWe are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.

Keywords: Maryland Orthodontic Specialists, Ellicott City , Orthodontic Assistant, Other , Ellicott City, Maryland

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